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SADF soldiers’ silences: institutional, consensual and strategic
(University of the Free State, 2015)
This article treats silence as a collective phenomenon. Silence can be proscribed and enforced, socially conditioned and sanctioned, or voluntarily embraced. All forms were evident in the case of soldiers who served in ...
Finding voice, vocabulary and community. The UWC Student Movement 1972-1976
(Faculty of the Humanities, University of the Free State, 2014-06)
This article delves into an activist vocabulary adopted by Coloured students at the University of the Western Cape (UWC) in the early- to mid-1970s. It asks what language these students used to make meaningful in their ...
Faith as politics-and politics as faith: Beyers Naudé and Dag Hammarskjöld
(Faculty of the Humanities, University of the Free State, 2015-12)
This essay explores commonalities in the faith and political spirituality of Dag Hammarskjöld (1905-1961) and Beyers Naudé (1915-2004) on occasion of the hundredth birthday of “Oom Bey”, as Beyers Naudé was called by ...
Re-thinking the role of regional development funds in South Africa: reflections on international experience
(Department of Urban and Regional Planning, University of the Free State, 2010)
English: In 2010 the national government actively considered the introduction of a regional development fund to support the objectives of regional development in South Africa. Against this backdrop, this article critically ...
Afrikaner nationalism, apartheid and the perversion of critique
(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 ...
The willing and the not so willing: conscription and resistance to compulsory military service in South Africa, 1968-1989
(Faculty of Humanities, University of the Free State, 2012)
South Africa participated in two world wars without implementing compulsory military service. Following the Second World War, the Union Defence Force relied on the Active Citizen Force to supplement its manpower needs. ...