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    • Afghanistan: gender, silence and memory 

      Atashi, Elham (University of the Free State, 2015)
      This article explores the juncture of gender and collecting memory in the context of Afghanistan and establishing accountability for past atrocities. After situating Afghan women in the context of past wars, it examines ...
    • Africa and the idea of international society 

      Spies, Yolanda K. (Faculty of Humanities, University of the Free State, 2016)
      The shared interests and values of sovereign states prompt them to commit to common rules, conventions and institutions within an inter-subjective “society”, where diplomacy is used as main currency. The idea of international ...
    • African Biblical hermeneutics on the threshold? Appraisal and wayforward 

      Speckman, M. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2016)
      What appears to be African Biblical Hermeneutics often refers to the geographical location of the authors rather than the content. There always appears to be something new on the horizon, but the colonial umbilical cord ...
    • African courtyard architecture: typology, art, science and relevance 

      Steyn, G. (University of the Free State, 2005)
      English: Because current international trends in urban design principles are towards compact neighbourhoods and housing, attempts to accommodate South Africa’s lower-income households in massive schemes of identical ...
    • African diviner-healers and oral performance: a perspective on Sepedi divination 

      Masoga, Mogomme; Nel, Phillip; Moleleki, Mohlomi (University of the Free State, 2004)
      English: Divination is receiving ever more attention in the media. Communities, groups of people and individuals are asking questions, voicing opinions, and making judgements on the function of this important branch of ...
    • The African National Congress Youth League's (ANCYL's) role as the "kingmaker": a moment of post-Polokwane blues? 

      Twala, Chitja (Faculty of Humanities, University of the Free State, 2009)
      Abstract not available
    • African postfoundational practical theology 

      Muller, J. C. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2017)
      Practical theology is located in a fragile, vulnerable space between various disciplines, where it is exposed to multiple different narratives. The author proposes a postfoundational, narrative approach to practical ...
    • African solutions for African problems: quiet diplomacy and South Africa's diplomatic strategy towards Zimbabwe 

      Landsberg, Chris (Faculty of Humanities, University of the Free State, 2016)
      Zimbabwe is not just a foreign policy issue for South Africa; it has become a domestic policy concern. Political, socio-economic and cultural issues have coalesced in a manner that have forced the Zimbabwe question onto ...
    • The Afrikaans Bible translations and apartheid 

      Naudé, J. A. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2001)
      English: A comparison of quotes from the document on race relations viewed in the light of the scriptures to the Hebrew and Greek source text bears eloquent testimony to the fact that the nature of the first Afrikaans ...
    • Afrikaans se unieke posisie en uitdagings in ’n veeltalige Suid- Afrika 

      Slippers, Jana; Grobler, Anské; Van Heerden, Neels (University of the Free State, 2010)
      English: Afrikaans, as one of the 11 official languages of South Africa, finds itself in a unique position, facing many challenges. This overview of the history and events that lead to this position endeavours to gain ...
    • Afrikaanse Bybelvertalings "vir Afrika". Die vertalers en hulle kulturele agenda 

      Naudé, J. A. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2004)
      English: The purpose of the article is to indicate the ideological dominance of the Afrikaans target culture in Afrikaans Bible translations. This is measured by the way in which the Ancient Near Eastern and Ancient ...
    • Afrikaanse historici as politieke kritici en koers-aanduiders 

      De Klerk, Pieter (Faculty of Humanities, University of the Free State, 2012)
      Although professional historians usually concentrate on specific areas of research, they sometimes use their knowledge and understanding of history to give a perspective on contemporary events and provide guidelines ...
    • Afrikaner nationalism, apartheid and the perversion of critique 

      Eloff, René (University of the Free State, 2014)
      In this article I investigate the relationship between Afrikaner nationalism, apartheid and philosophy in the context of the intellectual history of the University of the Free State. I show how two philosophers that were ...
    • Afrikaner unrest within South Africa during the Second World War and the measures taken to suppress it 

      Fokkens, A. M. (Faculty of Humanities, University of the Free State, 2012)
      South Africa’s involvement in the Second World War was strongly opposed by elements within the white South African community, especially the Afrikaners. The majority of Afrikaners were historically anti-British, although ...
    • Afrikaner unrest within South Africa during the Second World War and the measures taken to supress it 

      Fokkens, A. M. (Faculty of Humanities, University of the Free State, 2012)
      South Africa’s involvement in the Second World War was strongly opposed by elements within the white South African community, especially the Afrikaners. The majority of Afrikaners were historically anti-British, although ...
    • After theory 

      Peeters, Leopold (University of the Free State, 2003)
      English: In French literary studies the reign of “Theory” has come to an end and its demise has left a void. This article proposes that literary studies be founded on anthropological considerations. In order to justify ...
    • After universalisms: music as a medium for intercultural translation 

      Viljoen, Martina (University of the Free State, 2012)
      English: Postmodernity is characterised by the fundamentalisation of plurality. As Aleida Assmann (1996: 99) finds, difference is affirmed in the form of deviance, gaps, and radical alterity. Within this intellectual milieu, ...
    • Against trauma: silence, victimhood, and (photo-)voice in northern Namibia 

      Becker, Heike (University of the Free State, 2015)
      The article shows how the discourses of trauma, victimhood and silence regarding local agency contributed to the production of the nationalist master narrative in postcolonial Namibia. However, I point out repositories ...
    • An ‘age-regation’ process as theoretical understanding of the gated retirement village 

      Goldhaber, Ravit; Donaldson, Ronnie (University of the Free State, 2012)
      English: Gating the elderly appears to be a common and inevitable part of international urban life. In our study we have used the structure-agency relationship to identify and analyse the salient elements of the process ...
    • Aggressive adolescent behaviour in privileged schools 

      Olivier, Tilla (University of the Free State, 2003)
      English: This article offers a perspective on the topic from educational psychology, with a focus on adolescents, who often air their frustrations at growing up and developing their own unique identity by way of opposition. ...