NSF (New Social Forms) seminars investigates new social forms and experimental communities in South Africa and beyond. South African examples include international crime syndicates and gangs, anti-crime vigilante groups such as Pagad and Mapogo, new globally connected social movements, transnational advocacy networks, CBOs and NGOs such as Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) and the SA Homeless People's Federation, new religious and occult movements, changes in family and household structures, new sexual cultures and so on. This series is aimed at a university-wide audience and both external and departmental speakers are invited to address it.
Seminars are normally on a Thursday from 13:00-14:30 (Room 403, Arts and Social Science building, Stellenbosch University). Presenters usually speak for 35 - 40 minutes, followed by questions and discussion in the remaining time. Any questions about the seminar may be addressed to Bernard Dubbeld, Rob Pattman and Cherryl Walker who coordinates the seminars.