People

The project is coordinated by a team of researchers in the Department of
Sociology and Social Anthropology at Stellenbosch University:

Professor Steven Robins: robins@netactive.co.za

Steven Robins is a Professor in the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology at the University of Stellenbosch. He has published on a wide range of topics including urban studies and most recently on citizenship and governance.

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Dr Lindsey Reynolds: lreynolds@sun.ac.za

Lindsey Reynolds is a postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology at Stellenbosch University and a research collaborator of the Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies.

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Dr Thomas Cousins: tcousins@sun.ac.za

Thomas Cousins is a social anthropologist with particular interests in health, labour, kinship, and science studies. He completed a PhD at Johns Hopkins University in 2012 and now teaches in the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology at Stellenbosch University.

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Dr Bernard Dubbeld: dubbeld@sun.ac.za

Bernard Dubbeld has researched and written about the transformation of dock work in Durban and the paradoxical shape and effects of government intervention in the KwaZulu-Natal countryside, where he focused on unemployment, social grants, and housing.

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Prof. Kees van der Waal: csvdw@sun.ac.za

Kees (C.S.) van der Waal has research interests in culture and identity in a context of transformation, contestations around ‘development’ interventions and the anthropology of ethnographic fieldwork.

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Dr Antonio Tomas: atomas@sun.ac.za

(PhD, Columbia University, 2012) Lecturer of Anthropology,  has research interests in the anthropology of infrastructure, Politics, Lusophone Africa, Epistemology and Postcolonialism.

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