30/09/2020
Rev Dr Traci West

Economies of Violence

Recognising the multiple factors which shape access to justice such as gender, religion, race and class, the Desmond Tutu Centre for Religion and Social Justice convened a public lecture on the theme of Economies of Violence with keynote speaker, Rev Dr Traci West.
30/10/2019

#MeToo Tweets the Pastor

Dr Evelyn L. Parker discussed Research Methodological Concerns about the project, “The Role of Religious Leaders in Preventing and Intervening in Youth Partner Violence”
20/09/2019

Noise complaint against District Six mosque shows increasing religious intolerance

As part of the centre’s commitment to interrogating the ways in which religion is involved and implicated in a variety of uneven power relations in society, we consciously work to bridge the gap between academia and civil society in productive and thoughtful ways. To that end, Dr Scharnick-Udemans penned a response to the debate about noise complaints against Zeenatul Islam mosque in Cape Town.
12/08/2019

African Traditional Religion: Status and Practice in South Africa

Conversations and lectures by Dr Nokuzola Mndende, African Traditional Religion expert and practitioner 4-6 August 2019, Cape Town, South Africa
04/05/2019

Israeli Apartheid Week

The DTCRSJ held a joint event with the Palestine Solidarity Association (PSA) at the University of the Western Cape to observe the Israeli Apartheid Week and […]
04/04/2019

Christchurch Terror Attacks Victim Commemoration

On 15 March 2019, following the terrorist mosque attacks in New Zealand, the Desmond Tutu Centre for Religion and Social Justice invited the UWC community and […]