Lawrence Hamilton:
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Lawrence Hamilton is the NRF/British Academy Research Chair in Political Theory, Department of Political Studies, University of the Witwatersrand and the Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS), University of Cambridge. At both he teaches and researches on various topics in political theory and South African politics, as informed by the intellectual, economic and political perspectives of the global South and the history of political thought. He is also a Life Member of Clare Hall, Cambridge, where he has been a Mellon Research Fellow and Visiting Fellow; and an elected a member of the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf). Since 2009 he has been Editor-in-Chief of Theoria: A Journal of Social and Political Theory. He has received more than ten awards for research excellence, including the recent NRF/British Academy SARChI award, the TOFAC Award (2014), the South African National Research Foundation (NRF) Presidents Award (2007-11), a Mandela Cambridge Bursary (1998-2001) and the Gladstone Memorial Prize (1996); and he is now rated B1 by the NRF (2012-17). He is currently working on a commissioned book, Amartya Sen (Polity 2018) and a manuscript entitled Human Needs, Human Rights and Political Judgement.

Curriculum Vitae
Professor Laurence Piper

  1. Contact Details

Work Address Department of Political Studies
University of the Western Cape
Private Bag X17
Bellville
7535
South Africa
Email lpiper@uwc.ac.za
Work Phone (021) 959 3234
Work Fax (021) 959 3621
Cell 079 5039693

  1. Occupation and Training
    I am Professor in the Department of Political Studies at the University of the Western Cape in Cape Town, and formerly Deputy Dean for Research in the Economic and Management Sciences (EMS) Faculty. A graduate of the University of Natal, Durban (BA Hons cum laude 1991) and Cambridge University, Great Britain, I read for my MPhil (1992/3) under Anthony Giddens and my PhD (2000) under John Lonsdale. I have teaching experience also at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, and from stints at Rutgers in New Brunswick, USA and York University in Toronto, Canada, and extensive academic workshop experience in Brazil, India and the United Kingdom.

  2. Work Experience

Current – 01 January 2009 Full Professor in the Department of Political Studies, UWC, Cape Town.
August 2014 – 01 October 2010 Deputy-Dean Research, Economic and Management Sciences (EMS) Faculty, University of the Western Cape (UWC)
April 2012 – March 2009 Head of Department, Political Studies, UWC
December 2008 – January 2007 Associate Professor in the School of Politics, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg.
June 2005 – January 2005 On sabbatical in Toronto, Canada, based at York University.
December 2006 – January 2000: Senior Lecturer in School of Politics, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg.
July 1999 - December 1999 On sabbatical at Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA.
December 2000 – July 1995 Lecturer in Political Studies, School of Human and Social Sciences, University of Natal, Pietermaritzburg.
January 1994 - June 1995 Temporary lecturing in Politics and Sociology at the University of Natal in 1994, tutoring at Cambridge in 1995.

  1. Research

To date I have 12 grants and 51 peer-reviewed publications. This includes three edited books, 13 chapters in books and 35 journal articles. In addition I have 63 popular publications and presentations. I have recent articles in international journals including Citizenship Studies, Geoforum, IDS Bulletin, PRIA Journal, Representation and Local Government Studies. Notably, I was guest editor for Representation 45 in 2010, and guest co-editor for Geoforum 43 in 2012.

As regards supervision I have one PhD candidate successfully completed and three currently ongoing, 17 masters theses successfully completed, plus six ongoing, as well as 18 honours level research projects completed, two ongoing.

In 2010 I won the UWC Vice Chancellor’s Annual Young Researcher Award for Humanities and Social Sciences. Lastly, I am a C1 rated NRF researcher, and a long-standing editor of Theoria, the leading South-African based journal of social and political theory. I am a founding Board Editorial Member of African Human Mobility Review. I have also served as a referee for both national and international journals, and national publishers on book manuscripts.

  1. Teaching

For the past decade I have led the teaching of political theory at undergraduate and postgraduate level, but have also taught various other modules. I have offered no less than eighteen different undergraduate modules from 100 to 300 levels, and many at the postgraduate level. I have also been external examiner for nine different universities in South Africa, namely the Universities of the Cape Town, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Rhodes, St Augustine’s College, Stellenbosch and the Witwatersrand. I have also taught for a semester at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, USA and at the Diversity and Democracy Institute in Johannesburg, January 2013, hosted by the New School for Social Research.

To date I have examined 8 PhD and 51 Masters theses.

  1. Administration
    As of 1 January 2016 I am Head of the Political Studies Department, my second stint after my previous headship from 2009-2012. I was also Deputy-Dean for Research in the Economic and Management Studies Faculty from 2010-2014. I sit on many committees at Faculty level, and on Senate Research, Professorial Appointments and Senate.

  2. Professional service
    I am joint co-ordinator of the Collaboration for Research on Democracy (CORD), a southern-based network of researchers on citizenship and democracy from Brazil, Bangladesh, Canada, Ecuador, India, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Uganda and the UK. http://epress.utsc.utoronto.ca/cord/.

I am on the national executive of the South African Association of Political studies (SAAPS) from September 2014, and founder of the political theory caucus of SAAPS.

I am a member of the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAF) as of October 2014.

For over a decade I have been on an editor of Theoria: A Journal of Social and Political Thought [http://journals.berghahnbooks.com/th/index.php]. I am also a member of South African Association of Political Studies (SAAPS). I was also recently appointed on the Editorial Board of African Human Mobility Review.

I have served on the NRF specialist panel for Philosophy and Political Studies from 2011-2014, and served as a reviewer for NRF specialist committees.

I have refereed for 20 national and international journals including the Community Development Journal, Development and Change, Journal of Elections, Journal of Modern African Studies, Journal of Mixed Methods Research, Politikon, Research in Social Movements, Conflicts and Change, Social Dynamics, and The Professional Geographer. I have also refereed two book manuscripts for the University of KwaZulu-Natal Press, one for UNISA Press, and two for Pan Macmillan including Frank Chicane’s The Things That Could Not Be Said.

  1. Community Involvement
    I am interim chair of the Board of NPC Voice of Africans for Change (VAC), and a member of the Board of Trustees of the NPC Sustainable livelihoods Foundation (SLF) since its formation in 2012.

In 2014 I participated in various public debates and commentary on the subject of the national elections and KwaZulu-Natal politics. In 2011 I was a guest speaker on the Local Government Elections as hosted by the South African Catholic Bishops Conference Parliamentary Liaison Office. I wrote ten articles on the 2004 election in KwaZulu-Natal for the Election Update, a periodical on election 2004 published by the Electoral Institute of South Africa (EISA). In 1996, I was a resident commentator on the SABC’s television coverage of the KwaZulu-Natal Local Government Elections.

Over the last few years I have participated substantially as a consultant in the local government policy-making process in both KwaZulu-Natal and at national level. My work in public participation meant the eThekwini Municipality invited me to sit on the Imagine Durban Demonstration Fund Committee in mid 2007. See http://www.imaginedurban.com/.

Since 2012 I have been using Participatory Action Research methods in research fieldwork in townships, including Digital Storytelling and various workshop techniques.

  1. Referees

Professor Bettina Von Lieres
Centre for Critical Development Studies
University of Toronto, Scarbrough
Canada
Email: bvonlieres@utsc.utoronto.ca
Professor John Gaventa,
Director of Research
Institute of Development Studies (IDS)
Library Road
Brighton
BN1 9RE
United Kingdom
Email: j.gaventa@ids.ac.uk

Professor Lawrence Hamilton

Department of Political Studies
University of the Witwatersrand
Private Bag 3, Wits,
Johannesburg, 2000
South Africa
Email: lawrence.hamilton@wits.ac.za
Dr Vera Schattan P. Coelho
Executive Board Member
CEBRAP
Sao Paolo
Brazil
Email: vera@cebrap.org.br
Professor Claire Benit-Gbaffou
School of Architecture and Planning
University of the Witwatersrand
Private Bag 3, Wits,
Johannesburg, 2000
South Africa
Email: Claire.Benit-Gbaffou@wits.ac.za
Dr Shylashri Shankar
Senior Fellow
Centre for Policy Reserch (CPR)
Dharma Marg, Chanakyapuri
New Delhi – 110021
India
Email: shylashris@gmail.com

Appendix One : Educational History

2002 – 2001 Computer training in:
MS Excel (30 January 2002)
MS PowerPoint (28 November 2001)
MS Access (31 October 2001)
MS Word (12 October 2001)
HTML (24 August & 31 August 2001)

2000- 1993 PhD Thesis ‘The Politics of Zuluness in the Transition to a Democratic South Africa’ through Wolfson College, Cambridge University, Great Britain. I was supervised by Dr John Lonsdale, Trinity College.

1993 - 1992 MPhil in Social and Political Theory, the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Cambridge University, Great Britain. I was supervised by Professor Anthony Giddens.

1991 B.A.(Political Science Honours) cum laude, University of Natal, Durban campus, South Africa.

1990 - 1987 B.A cum laude, University of Natal, Durban campus, South Africa, majoring in Political Science and Philosophy.
• A total of nine Merit Certificates for best in class.
• 1990 - Notcutt Philosophy Prize.
• 1988 - Standard Bank Book Prize for best humanities student in a penultimate year of study.

1986 Maths 1 and English 1. Correspondence modules taken through the University of South Africa (UNISA)

1985 Matriculated from Kearsney College with an ‘A’ aggregate.

Appendix Two : Research Record

Awards:
1. The UWC Vice Chancellor’s 2010 Annual Young Researcher Award for Humanities and Social Sciences.

Grants:
1. 2017-2015: NRF Incentive Fund for Accredited researchers. R40 000 per annum.
2. 2015-2014: NRF Competitive Programme for Rated Researchers (CPRR). Project: ‘Understanding violent urban spaces: informal community politics and civil violence in Hout Bay, Cape Town’. Total award R141 262.
3. 2014-2011: NRF Incentive Fund for Accredited researchers. R40 000 per annum
4. 2013-2010: ESRC Agency and Governance in Contexts of Civil Conflict, SA team leader. http://www.esrc.ac.uk/my-esrc/grants/RES-167-25-0481/read
5. 2010-2009. ‘Creating Systematic Change: Solutions to Poverty through Accountable and Representative Policy Processes’. This research aims to understand how civil society organizations are influencing national-level policies on poverty, and the implications of these experiences for new models of CSO-State relations. Co-ordinated by Prof Alnoor Ebrahim from Harvard Business School, the Ford Foundation has sponsored the research to be conducted in India, Bangladesh, Brazil, Bolivia, South Africa, and Uganda.
6. 2010-8. DRC Teaching and Learning Project. An international project with members from the UK, Brazil, Bangladesh, Mexico, India and South Africa exploring the teaching of citizen action and public participation in developing contexts. Funded by the UK DFID (Department for International Development).
7. 2010-7. CORUS South Africa – India. A comparative project examining forms of public participation and inclusion of poor and marginalised groups in cities across both countries.
8. 2009-6. Religion and Spirituality in the Constitution of Public and Private Lives. A member of the three-person management team headed by Professor Duncan Brown of UWC. Funded by the NRF.
9. 2008-5. Ford Foundation funding of R200 000 for the ‘Middle Spaces’ Project, examining public participation in South Africa. A team effort comprised of four sub-projects, I am responsible for driving the component on public participation in local government with Lubna Nadvi of the School of Politics, Westville campus, UKZN.
10. 2006-5. SACUDE-SLUSE (Southern African Consortium of Universities
for Environment and Development - Sustainable Land Use) Project. Member of the Project Management Team at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg. Funded by DANIDA (Danish International Development Agency).
11. 2005-4. (CCS) Centre for Civil Society, UKZN Grant of R37 162 for a project entitled ‘Deepening Democracy or Elite Control? The politics of ward committees in the Msunduzi municipality’. Project team of Laurence Piper and Dr Roger Deacon, School of Politics, UKZN.
12. 2000. URF (University Research Fund), University of Natal grant of R20 000 for local government election work.

Books:
1 Bettina von Lieres and Laurence Piper (eds). 2014. Mediated Citizenship: The Informal Politics of Speaking for Citizens in the Global South. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN: 978-1-137-40530-2, ISBN10: 1-137-40530-9.
2 Brian Morrow and Laurence Piper. 2010. ‘To Protect and Serve’: The Inkathagate Scandal. Hidden History Series. Pretoria: UNISA Press. ISBN: 9781-86888-605-0.
3 Laurence Piper (ed). 2005. South Africa’s 2004 Election: The Quest for Democratic Consolidation. EISA Research Report No 12. Johannesburg: The Electoral Institute of South Africa. ISBN: 1-919814-91-4.

Chapters in Books:
1 Laurence Piper. 2015. ‘From Party-State to Party-Society in South Africa: SANCO and the Informal Politics of Community Representation in Imizamo Yethu, Hout Bay, Cape Town’, in C. Bénit-Gbaffou (ed). Popular Politics in South African Cities: Unpacking Community Participation. Pretoria: HSRC Press, pp. 21-41. 978-0-7969-2464-3.
2 Laurence Piper and Bettina von Lieres. 2014. ‘Introduction: The Crucial Role of Mediators in Relations Between States and Citizens’, in Bettina von Lieres and Laurence Piper (eds). Mediated Citizenship: The Informal Politics of Speaking for Citizens in the Global South. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN: 9781137405302, pp. 1-22.
3 Laurence Piper and Claire Bénit-Gbaffou. 2014. ‘Mediation and the Contradictions of Representing the Urban Poor in South Africa: the case of SANCO leaders in Imizamo Yethu in Cape Town, South Africa’ in Bettina von Lieres and Laurence Piper (eds). Mediated Citizenship: The Informal Politics of Speaking for Citizens in the Global South. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN: 9781137405302, pp. 25-42.
4 Laurence Piper. 2014. ‘Inkatha Freedom Party: The Elephants Graveyard’, in C. Schulz-Herzenberg & R. Southall. Election 2014: The Campaigns, Results and Future Prospects. Johannesburg: Jacana and KAS, pp. 89-103.
5 Laurence Piper. 2012. ‘Further from the people – bipartisan nationalisation thwarting the electoral system’, in Booysen, S. (ed). Local Elections in South Africa: Parties, People, Politics. Stellenbosch: SUN Press. Pp31-44. ISBN 9780987009654, ISBN 0987009656. http://repository.uwc.ac.za/xmlui/handle/10566/549.
6 Laurence Piper and Lubna Nadvi. 2010. ‘Popular Mobilisation, Party Dominance and Participatory Governance in South Africa’, in Lisa Thompson and Chris Tapscott (eds). Citizenship and Social Movements: Perspectives from the Global South. London: Zed Books. Pp 212 - 238. ISBN-10: 1848133898, ISBN-13: 978-1848133891. http://repository.uwc.ac.za/xmlui/handle/10566/488.
7 Laurence Piper. 2009. ‘Faith-Based Organisations, Local Governance and Citizenship in South Africa’, in Duncan Brown (ed). Religion and Spirituality in the Post-Colonial Condition. Pietermaritzburg: University of KwaZulu-Natal Press, pp54-77. ISBN: 978 1 86914 167 7.
8 Laurence Piper. 2008. ‘Divisions and Realignments in Post-apartheid Zulu Local and National Politics’, in Ben Carton, John Laband & Jabulani Sithole. (eds) Zulu Identities: Being Zulu, Past and Present. Pietermaritzburg: University of KwaZulu-Natal Press. ISBN: 978-1-86914-154-7.
9 Laurence Piper. 2006. ‘Beyond neo-liberalism; beyond the ANC: South African politics as “progressive governance”’ in Tessa Marcus and Alexander Hofmaenner (eds.) Shifting the Boundaries of Knowledge: A view on Social Sciences, Law and Humanities in South Africa. Pietermaritzburg: University of KwaZulu-Natal Press. ISBN: 1-86914-106-7.
10 Laurence Piper. 2005a. ‘The Inkatha Freedom Party: Between the Impossible and the Ineffective’ in Jessica Piomba and Lia Nijzink (eds). Electoral Politics in South Africa: Assessing the First Democratic Decade. London: Palgrave. Pp 148-166. ISBN: 1403971234.
11 Laurence Piper. 2005b. ‘Why Democracy Costs Money: Lessons From Administration’ in Laurence Piper (ed). South Africa’s 2004 Election: The Quest for Democratic Consolidation. EISA Research Report No 12. Johannesburg: The Electoral Institute of South Africa. Pp 5-30. ISBN: 1-919814-91-4.
12 Laurence Piper. 2005c. ‘Minimised But Not Eliminated: The Decline Of Political Conflict’ in Laurence Piper (ed). South Africa’s 2004 Election: The Quest for Democratic Consolidation. EISA Research Report No 12. Johannesburg: The Electoral Institute of South Africa. Pp. 31-65. ISBN: 1-919814-91-4.
13 Laurence Piper, Volker Wedekind and Sihle Shange. 1993. ‘Ethnicity, Identity and Schooling: reflections on a case-study in Pietermaritzburg’, in Pendlebury, S., Hudson, L., Shalem, Y., and Bensusan, D. (eds) Kenton at Broederstroom 1992: Conference Proceedings. Johannesburg: University of the Witwatersrand. 21-33. ISBN 1-86838-079-3.

Refereed Articles:
1 Laurence Piper & Bettina von Lieres. 2015. ‘Mediating Between State and Citizens: The Significance of the Informal Politics of Third party Representation in the Global South’, Citizenship Studies, 19(6-7). Pp. 696-713. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/13621025.2015.1053794
2 Laurence Piper & Fiona Anciano. 2015. ‘Party over Outsiders, Centre over Branch: How ANC Dominance Works at the Community Level in South Africa ‘. Transformation: Critical Perspectives on Southern Africa, 87, pp. 72-94.
3 Andrew Charman, Leif Petersen, Teresa Legg, Rory Liedeman and Laurence Piper. 2015. ‘Small area census approach to measure the township informal economy in South Africa’. Journal of Mixed Methods Research, pp1-23. DOI: 10.1177/1558689815572024.
4 Laurence Piper. 2014. ‘How Participatory Institutions Deepen Democracy through Broadening Representation: The Case of Participatory Budgeting in Porto Alegre, Brazil’. Theoria 61(139), pp50-67. http://hdl.handle.net/10566/1260,
5 Andrew Charman, Leif Petersen and Laurence Piper. 2013. ‘Enforced Informalisation: the case of liquor retailers in South Africa. Development Southern Africa. 7 Aug. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/0376835X.2013.817306#.Uk5zIGT-KA0
6 Andrew Charman. & Piper, L. 2012. ‘Xenophobia, Criminality or Violent Entrepreneurship? Violence Against Somali Shopkeepers In Delft South, Cape Town, South Africa’, South African Review of Sociology, 43(3), 81–105. ISSN 2152-8586. http://hdl.handle.net/10566/554
7 Andrew Charman, Leif Petersen and Laurence Piper. 2012. ‘From Local Survivalism to Foreign Entrepreneurship: The Transformation of the Spaza Sector in Delft, Cape Town’. Transformation: Critical Perspectives on Southern Africa, 78, 47-73. ISSN 0258-7696. http://repository.uwc.ac.za/xmlui/handle/10566/517
8 Laurence Piper & Cherrel Africa. 2012. ‘Unpacking race, party and class from below: Surveying citizenship in the Msunduzi municipality’, Geoforum 43(2), 219–229. ISSN: 0016-7185. http://repository.uwc.ac.za/xmlui/handle/10566/496.
9 Claire Bénit-Gbaffou & Laurence Piper. 2012. ‘Editorial: Party politics, the poor and the city: Reflections from the South African case’, Geoforum 43(2), 173-177. ISSN: 0016-7185.
10 Laurence Piper & Bettina von Lieres. 2011. ‘Expert Advocacy for the Marginalised: How and Why Democratic Mediation Matters’. IDS Working Paper, Number 364. ISSN: 2040-0209. http://repository.uwc.ac.za/xmlui/handle/10566/480
11 Ndodana Nleya, Lisa Thompson, Chris Tapscott, Laurence Piper and Michelle Essau. 2011. ‘Reconsidering the Origins of Protest in South Africa: Some Lessons from Cape Town and Pietermaritzburg’, Africanus: Journal of Development Studies, 41(1), 14-29. ISSN 0304-615X.
12 Laurence Piper. 2011. ‘Not Waiting for Jackie O: lessons for public participation advocacy in South Africa’, Africanus: Journal of Development Studies, 41(1), 30-42. ISSN 0304-615X.
13 Laurence Piper. 2010. ‘From Religious Transcendence to Political Utopia: The Legacy of Richard Turner for Post-Apartheid Political Thought’, Theoria 123, 77-98. ISSN: 0495-4548.
14 Laurence Piper. 2009. ‘The Zuma Watershed: From Post-Apartheid to Post-Colonial Politics in South Africa’, Guest Editorial of Special edition ‘The Rise of Zuma’, Representation, 45(2), 101-107. ISSN 0034-4893. http://repository.uwc.ac.za/xmlui/handle/10566/491
15 Laurence Piper and Heidi Matisonn. 2009. ‘Democracy by Accident: The Rise of Zuma and the Renaissance of the Tripartite Alliance’, Representation 45(2), 143-157. ISSN 0034-4893. http://repository.uwc.ac.za/xmlui/handle/10566/482
16 Laurence Piper and Roger Deacon. 2009. ‘Too Dependent to Participate: Ward Committees and Local Democratisation in South Africa’. Local Government Studies, 35(4), August, 415-433. ISSN 0300-3930. http://repository.uwc.ac.za/xmlui/handle/10566/483
17 Laurence Piper and Roger Deacon. 2008a. ‘Les ward committees en Msunduzi: la participación local entre la influencia de las élites y las lógicas partidarias’, Revue Tiers Monde, 196, Octobre-Décembre, 797-815. ISSN 1293-8882.
18 Laurence Piper and Roger Deacon. 2008b. ‘Party politics, elite accountability and public participation: Ward committee politics in the Msunduzi Municipality’, Transformation: Critical Perspectives on Southern Africa, 66/67, 61-82. ISSN 0258-7696.
19 Imraan Buccus, David Hemson, Janine Hicks and Laurence Piper. 2008. ‘Community development and engagement with local governance in South Africa’, Community Development Journal, 43(3), 297-311. ISSN 0010-3802. doi: 10.1093/cdj/bsn011.
20 Laurence Piper and Bettina von Lieres. 2008. ‘Inviting Failure: Public Participation and Local Governance in South Africa’, Participation and Governance, 1(1), PRIA, January, 22-42.
21 Laurence Piper and Roger Deacon. 2007a. ‘Partisan ward committees, elite accountability and community participation: the Msunduzi case’, Critical Dialogue, 3(2), 41-47. ISSN 1726 8494.
22 Laurence Piper. 2007b. ‘The emergent practice of governance and its implications for the concept of politics’, South African Journal of Philosophy, 26(3), 289-305. ISSN: 0258 0136.
23 Laurence Piper. 2006. ‘Needs and rights: not needs versus rights: expanding Hamilton’s conception of politics to include nghts’, South African Journal of Philosophy, 25(3), 233-241. ISSN: 0258 0136.
24 Nonhlanhla Chanza and Laurence Piper. 2006. ‘Too “raw” to represent: the marginalisation of youth in Msunduzi ward committees’, Critical Dialogue, 2(2), 18-23. ISSN 1726 8494.
25 Kelvin Barichievy, Laurence Piper and Ben Parker. 2005d. ‘Assessing “participatory governance” in local government: A case-study of two South African cities’, Politeia, 24(3), 370-393. ISSN: 0256-8845.
26 Laurence Piper., Simon Burton, Moya Bydawell, Malcolm Draper, Vaughn Dutton and Christine MacDonald. 2005c. ‘“They don’t know who’s who in the zoo”: the ironic failure of state-managed racial desegregation in the government village of Oribi, Pietermaritzburg’, Society in Transition, 36(1), 97-112. ISSN 2152-8586.
27 Kevin Durrheim, Desiree Manicom, Kirsty Trotter and Laurence Piper. 2005b. ‘From Exclusion to Segregation: The Limits to Racial Transformation at the University of Natal’, Social Dynamics, 30(1), 141-169. ISSN 0253-3952.
28 Laurence Piper. 2005a. ‘The Election Result and Its Implications for Political Party Configuration’, Journal of African Elections. 3(2), 97-120. ISSN 1609-4700.
29 Laurence Piper. 2004. ‘Return to the Organic: Onions, Artichokes and the “The Debate” on the Nation and Modernity’, Theoria, 103, 122-140. ISSN: 0495-4548.
30 Laurence Piper. 2002c. ‘Do I need ethnic culture to be free? A critique of Will Kymlicka’s liberal nationalism’, South African Journal of Philosophy, 21(3), 180-189. ISSN: 0258 0136.
31 Laurence Piper. 2002b. ‘Participatory democracy, education, babies and bathwater: a reply to Dieltiens and Enslin’, Journal of Education, June, 28, 27-38. ISSN: 0256-0100. [http://www.edu.unp.ac.za/joe/joe_issues.htm]
32 Laurence Piper. 2002a. ‘Nationalism without a Nation: The rise and fall of Zulu nationalism in South Africa’s transition to democracy, 1975-1999’, Nations and Nationalism, 8(1), 73-94. ISSN 1469-8129.
33 Laurence Piper. 1999. ‘Democracy for a Bargain: The 1999 Election in KwaZulu-Natal’, Politikon, 26(2), 145-154. ISSN 0258-9346.
34 Laurence Piper. 1998. ‘Postmodernism and the Reclaiming of Tradition’, Theoria, 92, 97-109. ISSN: 0495-4548.
35 Laurence Piper and Kerry Hampton. 1998. ‘The Decline of “Militant Zulu Nationalism”: the sea-change in IFP politics after 1994’, Politikon, 25(1), 81-101. ISSN 0258-9346.

Conference Papers:
1 Laurence Piper. 2015. ‘Ugly politics in a beautiful place: The negative dialectic of dirigist development in a divided Hout Bay’, presentation to SAAPS (South African Association of Political Studies) Regional Colloquium, Stellenbosch, 3 September 2014.
2 Laurence Piper. 2015. ‘The Brics phenomenon: From Regional Economic Leadership to Global Political Players’, International conference: Rural transformations and food systems: The BRICS and agrarian change in the global South, 20 – 21 April 2015, School of Public Health, University of the Western Cape, Cape Town.
3 Laurence Piper. 2014. ‘The tyranny of participation: empirical lessons from South Africa for rethinking democratic deepening globally’, SAAPS (South African Association of Political Studies) National Biennual Conference, UNISA, Pretoria, 09-12 September.
4 Rory Liedeman & Laurence Piper. 2014. ‘Spaza Shops, Social Networks and Business Success: Somali and South African Shopkeepers in Delft, Cape Town’, Urban Informality and Migrant Entrepreneurship in Southern African Cities, 10-11 February, UCT Graduate School of Business, Cape Town, South Africa.
5 Laurence Piper & Andrew Charman. 2013. ‘Xenophobia, crime or violent entrepreneurship? Analysing patterns of violence against Spaza shops in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban’, ISS 4th international conference: National and international perspectives on crime reduction and criminal justice. Johannesburg, 21-22 August.
6 Laurence Piper. 2013. ‘From Party-State to Party-Society in South Africa: SANCO and the Informal Politics of Community Representation in Imizamo Yethu, Hout Bay, Cape Town’, Paper for SAAPS Regional Colloquium, UWC, 23 August.
7 Andrew Charman, Laurence Piper & Leif Petersen. 2012. ‘Informality disallowed: state restrictions on informal traders and micro-enterprises. Case evidence from Brown’s Farm, Philippi, in Cape Town’. Paper for Towards Carnegie III: Strategies to Overcome Poverty and Inequality Conference, UCT 3-7 September 2012.
8 Laurence Piper. 2012. ‘Decentralisation, Democracy and Debt’, Empire and Economics Conference: Rethinking State Formation in Southern Africa. University of Johannesburg, 5-6 January.
9 Laurence Piper. 2011. ‘The Politics of Popular Incompetence: Failing local governance in South Africa and the negative dialectic of liberal-democracy and liberation nationalism’. Paper for South African Cities Studies Conference, Cape Town, 7 – 9 September 2011.
10 Laurence Piper and Chris Tapscott. 2011. ‘Mediation: The Missing Middle in State-Society Relations in South Africa’, Paper presented at ‘Whatever Happened to North-South’, IPSA-ECPR Joint Conference, Sao Paulo, 16-19 February 2011.
11 Laurence Piper. 2009. ‘The wrong space at the wrong time: Explaining the Failure of Formal Public Participation in South African Local Government’, presentation to a Democracy Development Programme (DDP) workshop entitled Institutional Participation in South Africa’s Public Sphere, 7-8 September, Durban, South Africa.
12 Laurence Piper. 2009. ‘New participatory institutions in South Africa: lessons from ward committees and ideas for future work’, paper for Indian-South African seminar, The voices of residents in urban governance- participation, mobilisation, and local democracy: Comparing Indian / South African debates, 12-14 January, Mumbai, India.
13 Laurence Piper. 2007a. ‘Middle Spaces Research Findings’, Report given to the Citizenship, Participation and Local Governance Research Programme Second Policy Reference Group Workshop. Hosted by the African Centre for Citizenship and Democracy, School of Government, University of Western Cape, Erinvale Estate, 26 November.
14 Laurence Piper. 2007b. ‘Citizenship, the Church and Public Participation in South Africa: A Case-Study of an Advocacy Programme’, Paper presented at the Colloquium on Religion and Spirituality in the Constitution of Public and Private Lives: A Postcolonial Perspective, Colloquium at Centre for African Literary Studies, UKZN, Pietermaritzburg, 29-31 January.
15 Laurence Piper 2007c. ‘The emergence of governance and its implications for the future of politics.’ Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Philosophical Society of Southern Africa (PSSA, 17-19 January, Stellenbosch University.
16 Laurence Piper. 2006a. ‘Reinforcing or challenging party dominance? Ward committee politics in the Msunduzi Municipality’. Paper presented at The Place of participation in a democratising South Africa Colloquium, organised by the HSRC, IFAS and CUBES, 20-21 November, Wits University.
17 Laurence Piper. 2006b. ‘Conceptualising Politics after Lukes’. Paper presented at the Conference of the Philosophical Society of Southern Africa (PSSA), Rhodes University, Grahamstown, 15-18 January.
18 Laurence Piper. 2005. ‘When the Powerful are not Politicians: Defining Power and Politics’. Paper presented at the South African Association of Political Studies (SAAPS) Colloquium, Pietermaritzburg, 22-23 September 2005.
19 Kelvin Barichievy, Laurence Piper and Ben Parker. 2005. ‘Assessing “Participatory Governance” in South Africa’s Cities’. Paper presented at the South African Association of Political Studies (SAAPS) Colloquium, Pietermaritzburg, 22-23 September 2005.
20 Laurence Piper., Simon Burton, Moya Bydawell, Malcolm Draper, Vaughn Dutton and Christine MacDonald. 2004. ‘“They don’t know who’s who in the zoo”: the strange failure of state-managed racial desegregation in the government village of Oribi, Pietermaritzburg’. Paper presented at the South African Sociological Association (SASA) Annual Congress, University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, 27 – 30 June.
21 Laurence Piper., Steven Piper, Volker Wedekind, Trevor Hill and Kevin Durrheim. 2003. ‘Space, Segregation and Supremacy: The Impact of Apartheid on a South African City, Pietermaritzburg 1996’. Paper presented at the 19th IPSA World Congress, Durban, South Africa, 29 June – 04 July.
22 Laurence Piper., Christine MacDonald and Ntandazo Hlopoyiya. 2002. ‘Why can’t we all just get along? Race relations, justice and nation-building in South Africa’. Paper presented at the South African Association of Political Studies (SAAPS) Colloquium, University of Pretoria, 11-13 October.
23 Laurence Piper. 2001b. ‘Rethinking Kymlicka’s Defence of Cultural Rights’. Paper presented at the National Conference of the South African Association of Political Studies, University of Durban-Westville, South Africa, 5-7 October.
24 Laurence Piper. 2001a. ‘Rethinking Kymlicka’s Defence of Rights for Cultural Groups’. Paper presented at the Spring Philosophy Colloquium, Rhodes University, South Africa, 8&9 September.
25 Laurence Piper. 2000. ‘Whose Culture? Whose Rights? A Critique of Kymlicka’s Multicultural Citizenship’. Paper presented at the XVIII IPSA World Congress, Quebec City, Canada, 1-5 August.
26 Laurence Piper. 1999. ‘The Rise and Fall of Zulu nationalism in South Africa’s Transition to Democracy, 1990 – 1999’. Poster presented at the African Studies Association Conference, Philadelphia, United States of America, 11-14 November 1999.
27 Steven Piper and Laurence Piper. 1996. ‘An Investigation of the Local Government Elections in KwaZulu-Natal in 1996.’ Paper presented at Knowing the Limits; the Annual General Meeting and Workshop of NAGIS (Natal Geographical Information Systems), 12 November 1996.
28 Laurence Piper and Steven Piper. 1995. ‘Hit & Myth : Zulu Ethnicity and the 1994 Elections in KwaZulu-Natal’. Paper presented at the South African Political Studies Association (SAPSA) Conference, University of Stellenbosch, 27-29September.
29 Laurence Piper. 1995. ‘Postmodernism and the Reclaiming of Tradition’. Paper presented at the Conference on Postmodernism in Africa, University of Port Elizabeth, Port Elizabeth, 5-7 July.
30 Piper, Steven and Laurence Piper. 1994. ‘Was the IEC boring or was the IEC boring?’ Paper presented at the South African Statistical Association (SASA) Conference, November.
31 Sihle Shange, Volker Wedekind and Laurence Piper. 1993. ‘Ethnicity, Identity and Citizenship: reflections on a case-study in Pietermaritzburg.’ Paper presented at the Grahamstown Conference on Ethnicity, Grahamstown, April.
32 Volker Wedekind, Sihle Shange and Laurence Piper. 1992. ‘Ethnicity, Identity and Schooling: reflections on a case-study in Pietermaritzburg.’ Paper presented at Kenton at Broederstroom, 30 October - 2 November 1992.
33 Laurence Piper., Sihle Shange and Volker Wedekind. 1992. ‘Ethnicity and the Contest over Meaning: considerations on ethnicity based on a case-study of school-going youth in the greater Pietermaritzburg area.’ Paper presented at the Conference on Ethnicity, Society and Conflict in KwaZulu-Natal, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg, 14 - 16th September 1992.

Policy Briefings and Reports:
1 Project leader of the SLF team on the research project entitled ‘Water and Waste in Hout Bay: Stakeholder Mapping for Cordaid’, February - April 2015
2 Author of background working paper for BICAS (BRICS Initiative for Critical Agrarian Studies) entitled ‘The BRICS phenomenon: From Regional Economic Leaders to Global Political Players’, March 2015.
3 A contributor to Thea Shahrokh and Joanna Wheeler. 2014. ‘Agency and Citizenship in a Context of Gender-Based Violence.’ IDS Evidence Report 73. https://www.ids.ac.uk/publication/agency-and-citizenship-in-a-context-of-gender-based-violence
4 Research and writing of paper entitled Local Governance and Public Participation in southern Africa for Logolink southern Africa. May 2011.
5 Key Expert 1 on the EU Funded Department of Co-operative Governance Research into the Functioning and Effectiveness of Ward Committee in South Africa, January – November 2010.
6 Leader of training team for Western Cape Department of Local Government and Housing Workshop on Meaningful Citizen’s Participation, Caledon Spa, 21-22 May 2008.
7 Laurence Piper and Lubna Nadvi. 2007. Assessing Public Participation in Local Governance in South Africa: eThekwini and Msunduzi municipalities 2001-2006, Middle Spaces Project report, November 2007.
8 Senior consultant for the Centre for Public Participation (CPP) team working on the 2007 National Department of Provincial and Local Government’s (DPLG) policy entitled: National Policy Framework for Public Participation Policy, Public Participation and Empowerment Chief Directorate.
9 Imraan Buccus, David Hemson, Janine Hicks and Laurence Piper. 2007. ‘Public Participation and Local Governance’. Research Report by Centre for Public Participation (CPP), Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) and University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN). June.
10 A senior consultant for the KwaZulu-Natal government Department of Local Government and Traditional Affairs (LGTA) policy document entitled ‘Community Participation Framework: Developmental Local Governance Through Constructive Participatory Processes Between Municipalities And Communities.
11 Laurence Piper and Roger Deacon. 2006. ‘Deepening Democracy, Enhancing Elite Control or Just Ineffectual? Ward Committee Politics in the Msunduzi Municipality’. Grant Report for Centre of Civil Society, University of KwaZulu-Natal. http://www.nu.ac.za/ccs/default.asp?3,28,10,2589

Event Hosting:
1 Host of the 2014 meeting of the Collaboration for Research on Democracy (CORD) in Cape Town, 9-13 May 2014. Funded by IDRC Think Tank Initiative grant.
2 Host of Policy Dialogue of Citizen Action to Redcuce Gender-Based Biolence, workshop on Citizenship and UWC, 19 March 2014. Attendees included local and provincial government officials, NGOs in the violence and gender sector, and academics from UCT and UWC.
3 Lead organiser of Pioneers of Participation Workshop. Funded by GTZ and DFID, this event brought together 40 ‘pioneers of participation’, working in both the state and civil society, from some seven countries in Southern and Eastern Africa, for five days to explore the challenges and rewards of citizen empowerment and participation in local governance. 09-15 November 2009.

Reviews and Review Essays:
1 Laurence Piper. 2014. ‘Crise, histoire et défi de la réinvention postcoloniale: l’African National Congress après l’apartheid’. Politique Africaine, 2014/2 (No. 134), Juin, 195-209 (republished in English as ‘Crisis, History and the Challenge of Reinvention in the Postcolonial: The African National Congress after Apartheid’, in Theoria 61(138), pp. 64-78)
2 Laurence Piper. 2006. Theoria 109. Review of Democracy, Edited by David Estlund. London: Blackwell, 2002. ISBN: 0-631-22104-2
3 Laurence Piper. 2006. Theoria 109. Review of Toleration, Neutrality and Democracy, edited by Dario Castiglione and Catriona McKinnon. Dordrecht: Kluwer, 2003. ISBN: 1-4020-1760-X, and The Culture of Toleration in Diverse Societies: Reasonable Tolerance, edited by Catriona McKinnon and Dario Castiglione. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2003. ISBN: 0-7190-6232-2.
4 Laurence Piper. 2006. Transformation: Critical Perspectives on Southern Africa, 60. Review of Rethinking the Rise and Fall of Apartheid: South Africa and World Politics, by Adrian Guelke. Houndmills: Palgrave, 2005. ISBN: 0-333-98123-5.
5 Laurence Piper. 2005. Theoria 108. pp118-123. Review of Power: A Radical View, by Steven Lukes. Second Edition. London: Palgrave, 2005. ISBN: 0-333-42092-6.
6 Laurence Piper. 2005. Theoria 107. pp. 119-123. Review of Real Democracy: The New England Town Meeting and How it Works, by Frank M. Bryan. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2004. ISBN: 0-226-07797-7.
7 Laurence Piper. 2004. Theoria 104. pp. 234-236. Review of Politics in the Vernacular: Nationalism, Multiculturalism, and Citizenship, by Will Kymlicka. Oxford: Oxford University Press. ISBN: 0199240981.
8 Laurence Piper. 2003. Theoria 102. pp. 154-155. Review of Democracy, edited by Philip Green. New York: Humanity Books, 1999. ISBN: 1-57392-550-0.
9 Laurence Piper. 2002. Theoria 100. Review of Maurizio D’Entreves (ed). 2002. Democracy as Public Deliberation: New Perspectives. Manchester & New York: Manchester University Press.
10 Laurence Piper. 2001. Theoria 98. pp. 112-114 Review of Bhikhu Parekh. 2000. Rethinking Multiculturalism: Cultural Diversity and Political Theory. Basingstoke & London: Macmillan.
11 Laurence Piper. 2000. Transformation: Critical Perspectives on South Africa. 43. pp. 109-111. Reviews of Tom Lodge. 1999. Consolidating Democracy: South Africa’s second popular election. Johannesburg: Electoral Institute of South Africa & Wits Press, and Tom Lodge. 1999. South African Politics Since 1994. Cape Town: David Phillip.
12 Laurence Piper. 1991 Theoria 78. pp. 175-182. Review of Heller, A. & Feyer, F. 1988. The Postmodern Political Condition. Cambridge: Polity.

Refereeing
1 I have refereed two book manuscripts for the University of KwaZulu-Natal Press, one for UNISA Press, and two for Pan Macmillan including Frank Chicane’s The Things That Could Not Be Said. I have reviewed a section of chapters for the HSRC’s 2015 State of the Nation manuscript. I have also reviewed book chapters for the “Kenya-South Africa dialogue on devolution” between The Community Law Centre and the Katiba Policy Institute; and for ACC’s forthcoming book Pursuing a Partnership Based Approach to Incremental Informal Settlement Upgrading in South Africa, edited by Liza Cirolia et al.
2 I have refereed for the following eight national journals: Law, Democracy and Development; Philosophical Papers; Politikon; Town and Regional Planning Journal; Social Dynamics; South African Crime Quarterly; South African Geographical Journal; Transformation: Critical Perspectives on Southern Africa.
3 I have refereed for the following 12 international journals: African Journal of Political Science and International Relations; Community Development Journal; Development and Change; Journal of Elections; Public Opinion and Parties; Journal of Mixed Methods Research; Journal of Modern African Studies; New Media and Society; Research in Social Movements, Conflicts and Change; Theoria; The Journal of African Elections; The Professional Geographer.

Keynotes and Public lectures:
1 Laurence Piper. 2016. 11 February 2016. Local politics in SA:
beyond the dysfunctional and the disenchanted. GGLN Members Seminar, 11-12 February 2016.
2 Laurence Piper. 2015. ‘Rethinking Participation from the Margins: State-Society Futures in Cities of the South’, Modernity and Coloniality Workshop, North West University, Potchefstroom, 02 June.
3 Laurence Piper. 2013. ‘Disconnect or capture? The disconnect between local government participation spaces and citizen agency’, invited presentation to DDP/ACCEDE Conference: ‘The Politics of Public Participation’, Durban, 28-30 October.
4 Andrew Charman and Laurence Piper. ‘Preliminary findings from Informal Economy survey work in Ivory Park and Thembisa, Gauteng’, presentation to the Faces of the City Seminar Series, Department and Architecture and Planning, Wits University, 06 November 2012
5 Laurence Piper. ‘Reclaiming democratic sovereignty: electoral systems and politics in South Africa’, presentation to a public dialgoue organised by the Catholic Parliamentary Liaison Office, 09 march 2012.
6 Laurence Piper and Andrew Charman. ‘The Transformation of Spaza Sector in CCT:
from local survivalism to foreign entrepreneurship’, presentation to the African Centre for the City, UCT, 15 February 2012.
7 Laurence Piper. ‘Nationalism as Banal Spectacle or Racialised Violence’. Keywords Seminar, Blue Skies Project, University of Johannesburg, 13 September 2011
8 Laurence Piper. ‘Divisiveness and the Nationalisation of the 2011 Local Government Elections’. A presentation to a public discussion on the 2011 Local Government Elections hosted by the South African Catholic Bishops Conference Parliamentary Liaison Office, 02 June 2011.
9 Laurence Piper. ‘The Nationalisation of the 2011 Local Government Elections’. A presentation to a public discussion on the 2011 Local Government Elections hosted by the South African Catholic Bishops Conference Parliamentary Liaison Office, Cape Town, 27 May 2011.
10 Laurence Piper. The Wrong Space at the Wrong Time: Explaining the Failure of Public Participation in South African Local Government. Paper presented for the Political Studies Departmental Seminar Programme, University of Cape Town, 19 August 2009.
11 Laurence Piper. Disempowered design and party capture: why ward committees will not deepen democracy in South Africa. Paper for Centre for Humanities Research, University of the Western Cape, 15 April 2009.
12 Laurence Piper. Introduction to South Africa Politics: Key Debates and Issues. Lecture to Furman Study Abroad students, University of the Western Cape, 18 February 2009.
13 Laurence Piper. Disempowered design and party capture: why ward committees will not deepen democracy in South Africa. Paper for Political Studies Staff and Student Seminar Programme, University of the Western Cape, 18 February 2009.
14 Laurence Piper. Overview of Contemporary South African Politics. Lecture to Duke Students History and Public Policy Fieldtrip to South Africa, Aberfeldy Lodge, Pietermaritzburg, 10 June 2008.
15 Laurence Piper. ‘From the African to the ANC Renaissance: Why Zuma’s election is good for democracy in South Africa’, Public Lecture for the School of Politics Seminar Series, Howard College, Tuesday 08 April 2008.
16 Laurence Piper. ‘From the African to the ANC Renaissance: Why Zuma’s election is good for democracy in South Africa’, Public Lecture for the School of Politics Seminar Series, Pieternaritzburg, Tuesday 12 March 2008.
17 Laurence Piper. ‘The relationship of the SACP to state power and its future electoral options’, Umngungundlovu District Political School of the South African Communist Party, UKZN, Pietermaritzburg, 05 May 2007.
18 Laurence Piper. ‘Public Participation and the Responsibilities of Councillors’. Presentation to Empowering Municipal Councillors Conference, Tropicana Hotel, Durban, 04 April 2007
19 Laurence Piper. ‘Elite Rule and Popular Acquiescence: the Challenges of Consolidating and Deepening Democracy in South Africa’. Presentation to IEC Democracy Development Seminar, Riverside Hotel, Durban, 16 March 2006.
20 Laurence Piper. ‘Zulu Nationalism into a Democratic South Africa’, Presentation to Study Abroad Students, Furman University, South Carolina. Tuesday 13 February, Umhlanga City Lodge, Durban.
21 Laurence Piper. ‘2007: The most critical year for South Africa since 1994’. Presentation to the Pietermaritzburg Chamber of Commerce (PCB), Pietermaritzburg, Wednesday 07 February 2007.
22 Laurence Piper. ‘What is in place? An assessment of the legislative and policy framework’. Presentation on a panel at a Centre for Public Participation (CPP) Public Dialogue, Effective public participation at local government level - is it possible? Riverside Hotel, Durban, Tuesday 31 October 2006
23 Laurence Piper. ‘The Unaccountable Election: the 2006 Local Government Elections in KZN’. University Forum Lecture, Howard College, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, 23 March 2006.
24 Laurence Piper. ‘Theorizing democracy in local government in South Africa’, Seminer for the School of Politics. Howard College campus, 28 October 2005.
25 Laurence Piper. ‘The KwaZulu-Natal Election Results: What Do They Mean?’, University Forum Lecture, Howard College, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, 04 May 2004.
26 Laurence Piper. ‘Will Class Trump Race? Residential Segregation and the Case of Pietermaritzburg, 1996’. Paper presented at the Graduate Students and Staff Seminar Programme (GRASSP) in the School of Human and Social Sciences, University of Natal, Pietermaritzburg, 11 September 2003.
27 Laurence Piper. ‘The Future of Zulu Nationalism in South Africa’. Lecture to 36 Study Abroad students from Furman University, South Carolina, at the Imperial Hotel, 27 January 2003.
28 Laurence Piper. ‘Racial Transformation at the University of Natal, Pietermaritzburg’. Paper presented at the Graduate Students and Staff Seminar Programme (GRASSP) in the School of Human and Social Sciences, University of Natal, Pietermaritzburg, 05 September 2002.
29 Laurence Piper. Arguing the position against the proposition: ‘While the attack of 9 September 2001 was unjustified, neither was America’s retaliation’ in a public debate hosted by the Graduate Students and Staff Seminar Programme (GRASSP) in the School of Human and Social Sciences, University of Natal, Pietermaritzburg, 14 March 2002.
30 Laurence Piper. ‘Rethinking Kymlicka’s liberal defence of cultural rights’. Paper presented at the Graduate Students and Staff Seminar Programme (GRASSP) in the School of Human and Social Sciences, University of Natal, Pietermaritzburg, 15 November 2001.
31 Laurence Piper. ‘Race and Politics in the “New” South Africa: Lessons for and from the United States”. Guest Lecture at the Eagleton Institute of Politics, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, United States of America, 22 November 1999.
32 Laurence Piper. ‘The rise and fall of Zulu nationalism in South Africa, 1994 to 1999’. Seminar for the Solomon Ashe Centre for the Study of Ethnopolitical Conflict, University of Pennsylvania, United States of America, 19 October 1999.
33 Laurence Piper. ‘Understanding “Zulu” politics’. Seminar for Studies in National and International Development, Political Studies, Queens University, Kingston, Canada, 21 January 1999.
34 Laurence Piper. Presentation to the entitled ‘ANC-IFP Merger in KwaZulu-Natal: Is one-party dominance the price for peace? What are the implications for democracy in the province?’, Democracy Development Programme’s (DDP) Political Forum, Tropicana Hotel, Durban, South Africa, 21 April 1998.

Thesis Titles:
1 2000. ‘The Politics of Zuluness in the Transition to a Democratic South Africa’. PhD. University of Cambridge.

PhD Supervision:
No. Year Thesis Status
1 2011 Paul-Sewa Theovithin. ‘One-Party Dominance, Technocratic Governance and the Challenges of Development in Africa: A Comparative Study of Botswana and Nigeria’ Under examination
2 2011 Happy Kayuni. ‘‘The Westphalian Model and Trans-Border Ethnic Identity: The Case of the Chewa Kingdom of Malawi, Mozambique and Zambia’ Under examination
3 2011 Christoffel Lombard. ‘Operationalizing the Capability Approach for NGOs: Evidence from the SEEDS Consortium’ Under examination
4 2007-2003 Kelvin Barichievy ‘Efficiency versus Democracy: Unpacking the Decision-making Process in South African Cities and Towns’. PhD. UKZN. Distinction

Full Research Masters:
No. Year Research Thesis Status
1 2012 Nicolette Peters. ‘The gender politics of liquor retail in the Western Cape: A case study of Atlantis’ Ongoing
2 2014 Nkosikhulule Nyembesi. ‘An assessment of government early childhood development policy to expand access and improve quality: a case study of Brown’s Farm, Western Cape.’ Awarded
3 2013-2012 Christoph Huegel. ‘Skarreling for Scrap: A case study of informal waste recycling at the Coastal Park Landfill in Cape Town.’ MA, UWC. Cum laude
4 2013-2011 Monique Manuel. ‘Delivery and Democracy Through Civil Society: The Violence Prevention Through Urban Upgrading Project (VPUU) and the Safety Sector of the Proudly Manenburg Organisation (PMO) in Manenburg, Cape Town’. M.Admin, UWC Awarded
5 2013-2011 Zacheous Abang. ‘Challenging Prejudice Through Participation: A Case Study of an Anti-Xenophobic Community Based Organization in Site C, Khayelitsha, Western Cape’, MAdmin, UWC. Awarded
6 2011-2010 Mlungisi Kenny Bafo. ‘The Politics of HIV-AIDS in South Africa’. MAdmin, UWC. Ongoing
7 2013-2012 Rory Liedeman. Understanding the Internal Dynamics and Organisation of Spaza Shop Operators: A case study of how social networks enable entrepreneurialism among Somali but not South African traders in Delft South, Cape Town Cum laude
8 2013-2011 Jacob Cloete. Public Participation, Political Representation and Accountability: The Case of the Violence Prevention Through Urban Upgrading (VPUU) Programme in Harare, Khayelitsha, Cape Town Awarded
9 2008-7 Deane-Peter Baker. ‘Private Military Companies and Civil Military Relations Theory’, MA, UKZN. Cum laude
10 1998 Hampton, K. The Decline of Zulu Nationalism as a Defining Feature of IFP Politics 1994 - 1997. M.A., UNP. Cum laude

Coursework Masters Thesis:
No. Year Coursework Thesis Status
1 2014 Anthony Muteti. ‘An Investigation of Xenophobic Violence and Its Relationship With Service Delivery – The Case Of Imizamo Yethu in 2008 and 2009’. Ongoing
2 2014 Roslyn Bristow. ‘The dynamics of re-organising public transport in South Africa: A case study of the Imizamo Yethu taxi industry and the MyCiti bus services in Hout Bay’. Under examination
3 2014 Zikhona Sikota. ‘Participation or Patronage? The role of community leaders on Housing Development in Imizamo Yethu, Hout Bay: The Niall Mellon Housing Initiative’. Under examination
4 2009 Tlohang Letsie. ‘What causes election-related conflict within democracies: a case study of Lesotho’. MA, UWC. Awarded
5 2008 Aalia Ismail. ‘The Development-Participation Dilemma: Rates Increases and Public Protest in the uMngeni Municipality 2004-2007’. M.A., UKZN Awarded
6 2008-2007 Mbekezeli Mkhize. ‘Assessing South Africa’s Quiet Diplomacy Towards Zimbabwe: Strengths and Weaknesses’. M.A., UKZN Awarded
7 2008-2007 Kalil Goga. ‘Should groups in liberal democracies have special rights to limit speech that is offensive to their culture or religion? The cases of the Danish cartoons and Holocaust denialism’. M.A., UKZN. Awarded
8 2007-6 Sanele Nene. ‘The Self-Destruction of the African National Congress: The Problem of Factionalism and Its Ideological Roots’. M.A., UKZN. Awarded
9 2007-5 Nonhlanhla Chanza. ‘Do youth structures facilitate meaningful youth participation in Local Government? A case study of the uMsunduzi Municipality’. M.A., UKZN. Awarded
10 2002-2001 Ntandazo Sifolo ‘The Potential Conflict Between a Just Land Policy and Nation-Building: A Case-Study of the Cornfields Community’. M.A., UNP. Awarded
11 2002-2001 Bevelyn Seeveraj ‘The Quest for “Flexible” Trade Unionism in Post-Apartheid South Africa: Engaging Neo-Liberal Hegemony’. M.A., UNP. Awarded

Honours Long-Essay Supervision
No. Year Political Science 701 (Honours Long-Essay) Status
1 2007 Mayibuye Magwaza. ‘The Skills Shortage and Immigration Policy in South Africa’ Distinction
2 2004 Zara Currin ‘Party versus Gender: The Dilemmas of Female MPPs in KZN’ Distinction
3 2004 Alex Paddock ‘The IFP Campaign in Election 2004’ Distinction
4 2003 Carys Lawton ‘The Importance of Power-Relations in the Pietermaritzburg/Msunduzi Transitional Local Council Distinction
5 2003 Kate Webb ‘The class barriers to racial transformation of Higher Education in South Africa Distinction
6 2002 Mlungelwa Dlamini ‘Will South Africa Experience Widespread Land Invasions as was the case in Zimbabwe?’ Awarded
7 2002 Mandlenkosi Mshengu ‘Should the Tripartite Alliance Break Up? An examination of the governing alliance between ANC, COSATU and SACP’ Awarded
8 2001 Sherran Clarence ‘New Nationalism in the European Union: Is Immigration Under Threat? A German Case-Study’ Distinction
9 2001 Adam Holdt ‘The Israeli-Arab Electorate and their Significance in Israel’s 2001 Election’ Distinction
10 2001 Cherry-Lee McIntosh ‘How Liberal is the Democratic Alliance?’ Distinction
11 2000 Beverlyn Seeveraj ‘The Politics of “Governmentality”: Lessons from Trade Unions’ Distinction
12 1998 Philani Jili ‘The Seven Days War in Pietermaritzburg : A Politically-Motivated Carnage.’ Awarded
13 1998 Gareth Morgan ‘The Oligarchical Tendencies of the African National Congress.’ Distinction
14 1998 Jane Scotcher ‘“A Government is only as Good as its Opposition” : The role of Opposition Parties in South Africa, Using the Democratic Party as a Case Study.’ Awarded
15 1997 Shaundal Govender ‘The Impact of Trade Liberalisation on the Leather and Footwear Industry in Pietermaritzburg.’ Awarded
16 1996 Jonathan Beaumont ‘Great Vision to Utter Failure : The Nationalities Question in the Soviet Union and CIS in Accordance with Lenin’s Dialectical Nationalist Policy.’ Awarded
17 1996 Kerri Hampton ‘The Destruction of Yugoslavia : An Inevitable Eruption of Ethnic Hatred or a Manipulation of Cultural Nationalism by Political Elites in the Pursuit of Economic and Political Objectives?’ Distinction
18 1996 Caroline Frey ‘Quebec nationalism : A Challenge to the Canadian Nation-State in the Late Twentieth Century.’ Awarded

Appendix Three : Teaching Record

  1. Teaching Development:
    No Year Activity
    1 2011 Guest Faculty on the Postgraduate Unit Civil Society in a Globalised World, 20-25 June offered online by the Society for Participatory Research in Asia (PRIA), New Delhi, India.
    2 2008 Member of the international Development Research Centre (DRC) Teaching and Learning Citizenship Programme. Launched at PRIA in Delhi, India in January

  2. Examining:
    No. Year PhD examining
    1 2015 Ayesha Omar. ‘A Comparative Account of Political Authority in the Political Thought of Ibn Rushd (12C) and Marisilius of Padua (14th c.)’ D. Phil in Politics, University of Johannesburg.
    2 2014 Seroala Tsoeu-Ntokoane. ‘The Politics of Constitutionalism in South Africa: Institutions Supporting Democracy’. DPhil in Politics, Faculty of Humanities, University of Johannesburg.
    3 2014 Laura Drivdal. ‘The politics of leadership organising in informal settlements: Ambiguities of speaking publicly and mediating conflicting institutional logics’, DPhil, Centre of Criminology, Faculty of Law, UCT.
    4 2011 Motlamelle Anthony Kapa. ‘Consolidating Democracy through integrating the Chieftainship Institution with Elected Officials in Lesotho: A Case-Study of four Community Councils’, DPhil in Political Studies. Rhodes University.
    5 2010 Ndodana Nleya. ‘Citizen participation and water services delivery in Khayelitsha’, Cape Town. African Centre for Citizenship and Democracy, University of the Western Cape.
    6 2009 Elizabeth Rihoy. ‘Devolution and Democatization: Policy Processes and Community-Based Natural Resource Management in Southern Africa’. PhD in School of Government, Programme on Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape.
    7 2009 Chelete Monyane. ‘The Kingdom of Lesotho: An Assessment of Problems in Democratic Consolidation’. DPhil, Department of Political Studies. University of Stellenbosch.
    8 2008 Suzanne Berry. ‘The KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Legislature: Political Elite Formation and Change 1994 – 2000’. Phd in Political Studies, University of KwaZulu-Natal.

No. Year MA external examining
1 2015 De Villiers du Toit. ‘Populism as an Active and Effective form of Contemporary South African Politics’, Master of Arts by Coursework and Research Report in Political Studies, University of the Witwatersrand.
2 2015 Eric Cole. ‘Do Southern Africa’s Dominant-Party Systems Affect Popular Attitudes’, Minor Dissertation, Master of Social Science, University of Cape Town.
3 2015 Moshibudi Motimele. ‘Statelessness: Precarity or Potentiality’, Masters of Arts by Coursework and Research Report in Political Studies, University of the Witwatersrand.
4 2015 Thokozani Jean Chilenga. ‘South Africa’s National Development Plan – Democratic Developmental State Model in Action?’, Masters of Arts by Coursework and Research Report in Political Studies, University of the Witwatersrand.
5 2015 Joshua Hovsha. ‘Clashing Worlds: Religion and state dualism in Jewish political thought’, Masters of Arts by Coursework and Research Report in Political Studies, University of the Witwatersrand.
6 2014 Edward Molopi. ‘Understanding legitimation and the framing of claims: challenging housing demolitions, fighting for a home in Lenasia’, MSc Construction, Economic and Management, University of the Witwatersrand.
7 2014 Sirwa Sharifi. ‘The possible implementation of a federalist model and the Kurdish claims to self-determination: A comparative study of Iran and Turkey’. MA (International Studies), Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Stellenbosch University
8 2014 Martin Herman. ‘A global theory of justice for new governance. From process to substance with ‘Parity of Participation’, Minor Dissertation for LLM, University of Cape Town.
9 2013 Alexandra Barry. ‘The Moral Psychology of Human Rights in South Africa’. MA Dissertation, Political Studies, University of Johannesburg.
10 2012 Goffeng-Nielsen, P. ‘Social Development Through Efficient Policies, Evaluating the Impact of Bolsa Familia. MA International Studies, University of Stellenbosch.
11 2012 Smith, CA. ‘Public Participation And Public Empowerment’, Political Science, University of Cape Town.
12 2012 Northcraft, E. ‘AIDS drugs for Africa!’ – a case study examining transitional AIDS treatment activism and the reduction of global antiretroviral practices from 1996 to 2001.’ Political Science, UCT
13 2011 Hazel Moya. ‘Examination of the occurring centralisation in South African Local Government’, Dissertation for MPhil in Public Policy and Administration, UCT.
14 2011 Jenali Skuse. ‘Social Movements and Democracy in South Africa – Questions about Internal Democracy and Relations with Popular Constituencies with Special Reference to the Soweto Electrcity Crisis Committee.’ Dissertation for an MA in Political Studies, Wits University.
15 2011 Eben Coetzee. ‘Beyond Mono-Theoretical Approaches: Realism, Liberalism and The Explanatory Crisis in the Democratic Peace Theory’. MA in Political Science, University of the Free State.
16 2011 Innoscentia Zandile Mfeka. ‘Citizen politics and community participation: renaming thestreets of eThekwini Municipality, KwaZulu-Natal’, MPA, Political and Governmental Studies, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University.
17 2010 Michael Edmeston. ‘Implications of Environmental Risk in a Divided Society: The Case of Acid Main Drainage on the West Rand, South Africa, as an example of a Risk Society’, Research Report for MA in Development Studies, University of the Witwatersrand.
18 2010 Elliot Andreson Mitchell. ‘Political Competition and Electoral Competitiveness in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Conceptual Critique with Data’, MSocSci in Democratic Governance, University of Cape Town.
19 2009 Sibiti Makara. ‘Decentralisation and Urban Governance in Uganda’, Masters of Arts by Coursework and Research Report in Political Studies, University of the Witwatersrand.
20 2009 Mlungelwa Dlamini. ‘Communal Democracy? Possibilities for participation of traditional communities in decision-making processes that affect their lives’. Masters of Arts by Coursework and Research Report in Political Studies, University of the Witwatersrand.
21 2009 Ari Paul Greenberg. ‘Quality Matters: Electoral Outcomes and Democratic Health in Africa’. MA Dissertation in Political Studies (Democratic Governance) at the University of Cape Town.
22 2008 Nonkosi Mngxali. ‘Public Participation at Local Government Level in South Africa: A Critical Analysis of Integrated Development Planning and Ward Committees’. MSocSci Dissertation in Political Studies at the University of Cape Town.
23 2008 Rosemary Vickerman. ‘Mangosuthu Buthelezi: A Chief Dethroned’. MSocSci Dissertation in Political Studies at the University of Cape Town.
24 2008 Scott Timke. ‘The Political Ramifications of Free/Libre Open Source Software on Network Advocacy’. MSocSci by Coursework and Research Report in Philosophy, University of the Witwatersrand.
25 2008 Sandy Kroll. ‘Bureaucracy: A Moral Perspective’, MSocSci by Coursework and Research Report in Philosophy, University of the Witwatersrand.
26 2006 Rehema Z. Guled. ‘Clientelism and Politics of Defection in Kenya’, MA by Coursework and Research Report in Political Studies, University of the Witwatersrand.
27 2006 Sergio Salazar. ‘Disarmament, Demobilisation and Reintegration: Identifying Lessons for Columbia’, MA by Coursework and Research Report in Political Studies, University of the Witwatersrand.
28 2004 Florêncio Andrice Muandula. ‘School-Community Partnerships: A Specific Study of Mugado Primary School in the Namaacha District, Mozambique’ MA by Coursework and Research Report in Political Studies, University of the Witwatersrand.
29 2004 Thomas Njuiri Kimaru ‘The Right of Self-Determination and Conflict Resolution in Africa: A Case-Study of Sudan’. MA by Coursework and Research Report in Political Studies, University of the Witwatersrand.
30 2004 Ursula Scheidegger ‘Social Capital: Its Beneficial and Destructive Potential in Post-Apartheid South Africa: Local Government Case Studies.’ MA by Coursework and Research Report in Political Studies, University of the Witwatersrand.
31 2003 Britt Nielsen ‘Developmental Local Government: Joburg 2030 and Current Realities’. MA by Coursework and Research Report in Political Studies, University of the Witwatersrand.
32 2003 Ylva Rodny-Gumede ‘On The Faultline: A Critical Analysis of the Human Rights Commission’s Hearings into Racism in the Media’. MA by Coursework and Research Report in Political Studies, University of the Witwatersrand.
33 2003 William Mervin Gumede ‘The African National Congress: From Liberation Movement to Governing Party – Dither Internal Democracy?’ MA by Coursework and Research Report in Political Studies, University of the Witwatersrand.
34 2003 Andom Mesfin Ketem. ‘Eritrea: From Federation to Annexation (1952 – 1962)’. MA by Coursework and Research Report in Political Studies, University of the Witwatersrand.
35 2002 Deudonné Ngalamulume Tshiyoyo, ‘The Banyamulenge Question and the Conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’ MA by Coursework and Research Report in Political Studies, University of the Witwatersrand.

No Year MA, internal examining
1 2016 Garth van Rooyem. Understanding resilience among Non-Governmental Organisations in Post-Apartheid South Africa: A case study of Youth for Christ Cape Town. MAdmin thesis, Political Studies, University of the Western Cape.
2 2016 Mandisa Dyantyi. Campaigning in Party Strongholds: The Case of Imizamo Yethu, Hout Bay. MAdmin mini-thesis, Political Studies, University of the Western Cape.
3 2016 Amarone Nomdo. ‘A Critical Evaluation of Agang SA’s Campaign Strategy in South Africa’s General Elections’, MA Mini-Thesis, Political Studies, UWC.
4 2014 Tembisa Siyo-Pepeteka. ‘The Comprehensive Rural Development Programme as a Vehicle for Enhancing Stakeholder Participation in Rural Governance: A Case Study of Dysseldorp in the Western Cape Province, South Africa.’ Mphil (Land and Agrarian Studies), Plaas, UWC.
5 2014 Kenny Chiwarawara.’Contestations, Connections and Negotiations: The Role of Networks in Service Delivery Protests in Gugulethu’, MA Development Studies mini-Thesis, ISD, UWC.
6 2014 Meshay Moses. ‘Vote-Switching in South Africa: Exploring the motivations of voters who switched from the ACDP and COPE to the DA in the 2011 Local Government Elections’. Full thesis, M.Admin, Political Studies, University of the Western Cape
7 2013 Yannick Rodrigue Dieu Oloumou. ‘Corporate Citizenship and the Millenium Development Goals: The Case of South African Breweries in the Western Cape’. M.Admin, Political Studies, University of the Western Cape.
8 2008 Ayesha Omar. ‘State Territorial Sovereignty in the Political Thought of the Late Middle ages (13th - 14th Centuries)’. MA Dissertation in Politics, University of KwaZulu-Natal.
9 2008 Robert Tyrrell. ‘“Freedom” in America: The Political Thought of Hamilton, Madison and Jefferson’. MSocSci Dissertation in Politics, University of KwaZulu-Natal.
10 2008 Darren Oddy. ‘The ‘Toti Toll Road Debate. Mediated Policy Information to Resident Policy Engagement: Assessing the Potential of Media Effect from an Informational Use Framework’. MSocSci Dissertation in Politics, University of KwaZulu-Natal.
11 2007 Allyson Brundige. ‘Youth Engagement in the eThekwini Municipality: Perceptions, Attitudes and Behaviours of Youth Acting Civically’. MSocSci Dissertation in Politics, University of KwaZulu-Natal.
12 2006 Jeremy Taylor. ‘Fuelling the Dragon – Energy Resource Competition as a Component of Regional Instability’. MSocSci Dissertation in Politics, University of KwaZulu-Natal.
13 2005 Ephraim Moremoholo. ‘The Role of the Military in the Political Conflict in Lesotho with Special Reference to the 1998 Failed Coup D’Etat’. MA Coursework Thesis, School of Politics, University of KwaZulu-Natal.
14 2004 Ntokozo Zungu. ‘Understanding Institutional Police Racism in the South African Police Service’. MA Coursework Thesis, Sociology, University of KwaZulu-Natal.
15 1998 Buckley, G. ‘SADC : Trade Development and the Transport Trap.’ M.A. Research Thesis, University of Natal, Pietermaritzburg.
16 1996 Amtaika, A. ‘The Role of Traditional Authorities in a Democratic KwaZulu-Natal.’ M.Soc.Sci. Research Thesis, University of Natal, Pietermaritzburg.
17 1996 Tonkin, K. ‘Elites and democracy: theory and practice in South Africa’s political settlement.’ M.A. Research Thesis, University of Natal, Pietermaritzburg.
18 1995 Slembrouck, A. ‘Conservation, Sustainable Development and Ecotourism in South Africa and KwaZulu-Natal: A Policy Analysis’. M.A. Research Thesis, University of Natal, Pietermaritzburg.

No. Year Postgraduate module external examining
1 2015-2014 I was external moderator for the entire Political Science Department Honours programme at the University of the Witwatersrand.
2 2014 POL4012. Comparative Politics. Prof Robert Mattes. University of Cape Town.
3 2013-2014 POL4001F. South African Politics. Prof Anthony Butler, University of Cape Town
4 2010 PODS804: Civil Society and Public Policy. Centre for Governance and Policy Studies. University of KwaZulu-Natal.
5 2010 POL4007H: Honours Research Project. Department of Political Studies, University of Cape Town.
6 2010 POL4009S - Democratic Transition and Consolidation. Department of Political Studies, University of Cape Town.
7 2009 POL4009S - Democratic Transition and Consolidation. Department of Political Studies, University of Cape Town.
8 2009 POL5001F - Comparative Politics. Department of Political Studies, University of Cape Town

No. Year Undergraduate external examining
1 2014-2015 I was external moderator for the entire Political Science Department undergraduate programme at the University of the Witwatersrand.
2 2014 POL305: Philosophy and Society, UKZN. Instructor Ms Heidi Matisson.
3 2014 POL3043: Democratic Theory and Practice, UCT. Instructor. Prof Robert Mattes.
4 2014 POL3029/3019: Comparative Politics, UCT. Instructor Dr Zweli Jolobe.
5 2014 Pol2038 Winter Term, UCT.
6 2010 POl102. Introduction to Global Politics. St Augustine’s College of South Africa. Instructor Mr Raphael de Kadt.
7 2010 POL202 South African Government and Politics. St Augustine’s College of South Africa. Instructor Ms Judi Hudson
8 2010 POL203 Politics of the United States and Latin America. St Augustine’s College of South Africa. Instructor Ms Judi Hudson
9 2009 POL3039F Advanced South African Politics Part 1, First Semester 2009. University of Cape Town. Instructor Lauren Paremoer.
10 2009 POLS101, first semester 2009. St Augustine’s College of South Africa. Instructor Mr Raphael de Kadt.
11 2009 University of the Witwatersrand. Political Science 2011, ‘Politics and Human Rights’, November
12 2007 University of the Witwatersrand. Political Science 2002, ‘Feminist Theory and Politics’, November
13 2007 University of the Witwatersrand. Political Science 3009, ‘Governance and Markets in South Africa’, November
14 2007 University of the Witwatersrand. Political Science 3011, ‘Politics for Public Service’, November
15 2007 University of the Witwatersrand. Political Science 219, ‘The State, Modernity and the Constitution of the Political’, July 2006
16 2006 University of the Witwatersrand. Political Science 312, ‘Political Sociology’, July 2006
17 2006 University of the Witwatersrand. Political Science 327, ‘Development: Concepts and Experiences’, July 2006
18 2006 University of the Witwatersrand. Political Science 328, ‘Politics for Public Service’, July 2006
19 2006 University of the Witwatersrand. Political Science 219, ‘The State, Modernity and the Constitution of the Political’, July 2005
20 2005 University of the Witwatersrand. Political Science 312, ‘Political Sociology’, July 2005
21 2005 University of the Witwatersrand. Political Science 327, ‘Development Concepts and Experience’, July 2005
22 2005 University of the Witwatersrand. Political Science 328, ‘Politics for Public Service’, July 2005
23 2005 University of the Witwatersrand. Political Science 217, ‘Nationalism and Imperialism in Modern Africa’, November 2004
24 2004 University of the Witwatersrand. Political Science 321, ‘Local Government Reform in South Africa’, November 2004
25 2004 University of the Witwatersrand. Political Science 322, ‘Conflict and Stability in Post-Colonial Africa’, November 2004
26 2004 University of the Witwatersrand. Political Science 323, ‘Politics, Governance and Markets in South Africa’, November 2004 ]
27 2004 University of the Witwatersrand. Political Science 212, ‘Comparative Colonialism’, July 2003
28 2003 University of the Witwatersrand. Political Science 315, ‘Comparative Development’, July 2003
29 2003 University of the Witwatersrand. Political Science 316, ‘Politics for Public Servants’, July 2003
30 2003 University of the Witwatersrand. Political Science 217 ‘Nationalism and Imperialism’, November 2002
31 2002 University of the Witwatersrand. Political Science 321 ‘Local Government Reform in South Africa’, November 2002
32 2002 University of the Witwatersrand. Political Science 322 ‘Conflict and Stability in Post-Colonial Africa’, November 2002

  1. Postgraduate Teaching:
    No. Year Political Science 704/804 (Honours/Coursework Masters module)
    1 2015 POL723/817: Contemporary Democratic Theory: Citizenship and Popular Politics in the Global South
    2 2014 POL701 Political Studies and Institute of Social Development Research Methodology. With Stefan Bucholtz.
    4 2013 POL719/819: Local Government, Public Participation and Citizenship in South Africa
    5 2012 POL723/817: Contemporary Democratic Theory: Slum democracy?
    6 2011 POL723/817: Contemporary Democratic Theory: New Forms of Citizen Agency in the Global South
    7 2010 POL723/817: Contemporary Democratic Theory: Governance, Citizenship and Participation
    8 2009 Pol723/817: Contemporary Democratic Theory: Enhancing Public Participation in Local Governance around the World. With Bettina von Lieres
    9 2007-2006 New Theories of Democracy: A twelve-week postgraduate module exploring deliberative democracy, discursive democracy and citizenship theories, institutions and practices.
    10 2005-2003 Democracy: The Impossible Ideal? A twelve-week postgraduate module exploring theories of democracy, with special attention to deliberative democracy.
    11 2002-1999 The Politics of Multiculturalism’. A twelve-week postgraduate module exploring multiculturalism.
    12 1998 State and Nation: Identity Politics in the United States of America and South Africa. A twelve week post-graduate module shared with Professor Kerry Hainey of the Department of Political Studies, Rutgers University.
    13 1997 The Empire Strikes Back : Ethnicity and Nationalism in the late Twentieth Century. A seven week seminar module examining the endurance of ethnicity and nationalism, and their implications for the 21 Century politics.
    14 1996-1995 With Universal Abandon : An Introduction to the Post-Modern. An examination of the relevance and impact of postmodern thought upon the study and practice of politics

  2. Undergraduate Teaching:
    No. Level Module Year
    1 300 Political Science 301: Modern Political Thought. A first semester module on key political theorists and issues including Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, Marx, Fanon & Cabral; political obligation, liberalism, democracy, imperialism. 2007-06
    2 Political Science 307: ‘Apartheid and Post-Apartheid Politics’. A first-semester module shared even with Jabulani Sithole from Historical Studies. Formerly Multi-Disciplinary 310. 2006
    2004-2000
    3 Political Science 304: Comparative Government and Politics. A two week section on democratisation. 2005
    4 Political Science 314. ‘Sub-Saharan African Politics’. A semester-long introductory module to African politics. 1999 (Rutgers, New Brunswick)
    5 Political Science 389: ‘Beyond Black and White? Identity Politics in Contemporary South African Politics’. A semester-long module in identity issues in contemporary south African politics. 1999 (Rutgers, New Brunswick)
    6 Political Studies 331. ‘KwaZulu-Natal Politics’. A three-week focus on provincial politics as part of 331, a semester long module entitled ‘The State and Politics in South Africa’. 1998-1997
    7 Political Studies 311. ‘Marx After Marxism.’ A semester long module exploring the work of Karl Marx with reference to contemporary social and political theory. 1995
    8 Sociology 340. ‘Race, Ethnicity and Nationalism.’ A semester long module exploring these concepts theoretically and then in application to the South African situation. 1994
    9 Political Studies 310: ‘The Modern State and Freedom’. A two week insert in the 310 theory module exploring theories and experiences of the modern state and the consequences for freedom. 1994
    10 200 Political Science 207: The History of Political Thought: Plato &Aristotle, Hobbes & Locke, Rousseau & Hegel, Marx and Mill, Fanon & Cabral, De Beauvoir & Mackinnon 2007
    11 Political Science 202. Ideologies and the Nation-State. A second-semester long module exploring political ideologies, the key theorists and concepts underlying them, and key real-world examples. 2006-5
    12 Political Studies 210. ‘Political Theory in Context’. A first-semester long module investigating and applying key concepts in political theory including freedom, the market & justice, and the state and democracy. 2004-1997
    13 Political Studies 210. ‘Ethnicity and Nationalism’. A four-week insert in the 210 political theory module. 1996
    14 Political Studies 210. ‘Modern Political Identities.’ A two week insert in the 210 theory module exploring the history of political identity. 1994
    15 Political Studies 240. ‘Jihad Versus McWord’ A four week insert examining the future of democracy in the face of consumer capitalism and ethnic nationalism and religious fundamentalism. 2001
    16 Political Studies 240. ‘Nationalism versus Internationalism.’ A six week insert examining the future of the state and nationalism in the 240 module on global politics. 2000, 1998-1997
    17 100 Political Studies 131/101. Introduction to Political Science. A seven week module introducing UWC students to key concepts, theories and issues in political science. 2009
    18 Political Studies 121. ‘Liberty, Equality and Fraternity : Modern Political Ideologies’. A six week insert in the 121 module introducing students to modern political ideologies and selected political theorists. 2004-2000, 1998-1996
    19 Political Studies 110. ‘Introduction to South African Politics’. A three week insert in the first semester 110 module. 2001-2000


Appendix Four: Public Commentary

1 Interviewed on SAFM on the topic of Somali Spaza owners, Monday 20 February 2012.
2 Chair of opening session of conference entitled, Ensuring Public Participation in service delivery: Strengthening the Realisation of Socio-Economic Rights, Socio-Economic Rights Project, Community Law Centre, UWC. Southern Sun Cape Hotel, Cape Town, 31 July 2008.
3 Opinion Article. ‘Msunduzi: The Metro of Choice in the Making?’ in Pietermaritzburg: Our Living City. Pietermaritzburg Chamber of Business, April 2008.
4 Opinion Article. ‘The best party money can buy’, The Witness, 16 February 2006.
5 Opinion Article. ‘Will voting bring good government?’ The Witness, 09 February 2006.
6 Opinion Article. ‘Voting will not set you free’, The Witness, 03 February 2006.
7 Opinion Article. ‘Why vote?’, The Witness, 28 January 2006.
8 Research Article. ‘When more is less: the paradox of observing in KZN’, Election Update 10, EISA, June 2004
9 Research Article. ‘Elected by the women, but government of, and by, the men’, Election Update 9, EISA, June 2004
10 Research Article. ‘The end of KZN as we know it: the rise of the ANC in 2004’, Election Update 8, EISA, May 2004
11 Research Article. ‘Still waters run deep: the settling in of liberal-democracy in KZN’, Election Update 7, EISA, May 2004
12 Research Article. ‘Waiting for the bargaining: the oddness of party campaigning in KZN’, Election Update 6, EISA, 28 April 2004
13 Research Article. ‘A competent and wise head atop an average body: the IEC in KZN’, Election Update 5, EISA, 16 April 2004
14 Opinion Article, ‘Predicting the 2004 election’, The Witness, 13 April 2004
15 Opinion Article, ‘The Politics of Service Delivery’, The Witness, 06 April 2004
16 Respondent to party leaders on election symposium hosted by the Social Policy Programme at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Westville campus, 19 March 2004
17 Research Article. ‘Politics by other means: the practice and discourse of violence in KZN’, Election Update 4, Electoral Institute of South Africa (EISA), 19 March 2004
18 Opinion article, ‘The politics of political violence’, The Witness, 14 March 2004
19 Research Article. ‘The media, the message and the money in KZN 2004, Election Update 3, EISA, 1 March 2004
20 Research Article. ‘Bread and circuses: early electioneering in KZN’, Election Update 2, EISA, 16 February 2004
21 Research Article. ‘The end of KwaZulu-Natal as we know it? Election preparations in the context of a possible ANC victory’, Election Update 1, EISA, 02 February 2004
22 Chaired public forum on ‘The role of traditional leaders in land ownership, use and administration a South African democracy’, hosted by the Association For Rural Advancement (AFRA), Sinodale Centre, Pietermaritzburg, 30 October 2002.
23 Opinion Article, ‘Party Bosses Take Control’, The Witness, 10 June 1999.
24 Opinion Article, ‘Major stepping stone to untrammelled democracy’ The Mercury, 02 June 1999.
25 Resident KwaZulu-Natal expert for SABC Television coverage of the 1999 election, 29 May 1999 to 03 June 1999.
26 Live expert commentary on IFP weapons cache find on SABC Television News, 19h00, 19h30 and 20h00
27 Opinion Article, ‘As free and fair as we can hope for’, The Witness, 10 May 1999.
28 Opinion Article, ‘Hardliners take the reins. Provincial Government in KwaZulu-Natal’ The Mercury, 15 April 1999.
29 Opinion Article, ‘Hardliners take the reins. Provincial Government in KwaZulu-Natal’, The Witness, 9 March 1999.
30 Opinion Article, ‘The Changing Face of KwaZulu-Natal Politics’, The Witness, KwaZulu-Natal newspaper, 26 February 1999.
31 Interview on the political implication of the 1999 South African budget for Network Radio News, 18 February 1999.
32 Opinion Article, ‘Nkabinde’s assassination won’t disrupt South Africa’s vote’, The Globe and Mail, Canadian National Newspaper, 01 February 1999.
33 Guest political analyst on the possible ANC-IFP merger for Highway Radio on Friday 22 May 1998, 17h45 - 18h30.
34 Panelist on the possible merger between the ANC and IFP on SABC3’s KZN Tonight, Tuesday 21 April 1998.
35 Opinion article ‘Why’s there’s talk of a merger’ in the The Witness Newspaper, 26 February 1998.
36 Opinion article ‘Democracy has brought parties closer together’ in the Mercury Newspaper, 26 February 1998.
37 News interview for SABC radio ‘AM Live’, 11 February 1997.
38 News interview for SABC radio ‘AM Live’, 05 February 1997.
39 News interview for SABC radio ‘AM Live’, 27 January 1997.
40 News interview on SABC radio show ‘PM Live’, Wednesday 27 November 1996.
41 Guest analyst on SABC radio show ‘AM Live’, Tuesday July 1996.
42 Guest analyst on SABC Television show, Good Morning South Africa, on Friday 28 June 1996.
43 Guest analyst on SABC Television show, Focus, on Monday 24 June and Thursday 27 June 1996.
44 Political analyst for the SABC’s KwaZulu-Natal Local Government Elections coverage, 24-29 June 1996.