Centre in Indigenous Knowledge Systems

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Nov 19

DVC Named Africa’s Most Influential Woman

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (DVC) for Research, Innovation and Partnerships at the University of Limpopo (UL) Prof Jesika Singh has been recognised...
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Nov 19

DSI-NRF Centre in Indigenous Knowledge Systems Promotes Ubuntu for Mental Healthcare

The DSI-NRF Centre of Excellence in Indigenous Knowledge Systems (CIKS) observed World Mental Health Day on the Westville campus with...
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Nov 19

Malaysian Students Participate in Cultural Exchange Programme at UKZN

A group of 27 university students from Malaysia interacted with staff and students from UKZN’s Westville campus as part of...
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Sep 19

Workshop Creates Awareness about IKS Potential

Amid the economic flux in South Africa, Indigenous Knowledge Systems (IKS) have often been flagged as a potential source of...
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Aug 19

Africa’s First Language Centre launched to promote Indigenous Languages

At last! Hard work and dedication finally paid off. The government-established South African Centre for Digital Language Resources (SADiLaR) was...
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Aug 19

UKZN Co-Hosts Pan African Conference on Restoring African Dignity through African Ideas

"Our history did not begin with colonisation. It did not even begin with the history of the infamous slave trade...
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Aug 19

Shining the Spotlight on Traditional Birth Attendants’ Role

In partnership with the Department of Higher Education, Science and Technology (DHEST), UKZN hosted the first of its kind conference...
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Aug 19

CIKS Creating Space for Democracy of Indigenous Knowledge Systems at UKZN Colloquium

The Department of Science and Technology-National Research Foundation Centre in Indigenous Knowledge Systems (CIKS) at UKZN hosted, for the fifth time, a cohort of more than 40 Diplomacy scholars from United States of America, Australia, Canada and New Zealand, participating in the International Scholar Laureate Programme ISLP) for a colloquium on Advancing Social Cohesion and Transformation through the Democracy of Knowledge Systems, focusing on the role of Indigenous Knowledge Systems (IKS) in Higher Education.
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May 19

UKZN hosts Mother Tongue Language in Science and Technology Colloquium

The Department of Science and Technology - National Research Foundation Centre in Indigenous Knowledge Systems (CIKS) recently hosted a colloquium on the...
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Apr 19

International Colloquium on Mazisi Kunene’s Contribution to African Scholarship

UKZN hosted an International Colloquium on Mazisi Kunene’s contribution to African Scholarship. The two-day event was held at UKZN’s Westville campus from 4 - 5 December 2017.
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Apr 19

Africa-Asia International Forum on Public Healthcare Bioethics for Children and Youth: Honouring 100 Years of Nelson Mandela’s Legacy

Former President of Mozambique, President Joaquim Alberto Chissano, delivered the opening remarks at a three-day conference celebrating the legacy of the late world icon and statesman, Nelson Mandela.
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Apr 19

Intensive Bioethics, Sustainability, Peace and Global Public Health Training Workshop

The CIKS participated in the Intensive Bioethics, Sustainability, Peace and Global Public Health Training Workshop, held at Chulalongkorn University on Bangkok, Thailand, 5-7 March 2018.
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Apr 19

Indigenous Mathematics in Early Childhood Development

The Indigenous Mathematics in Early Childhood Development (ECD) was an initiative of the CIKS hub at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN). 
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Apr 19

UKZN Hosts International Colloquium on IKS and the Global Knowledge Economy

The Centre in Indigenous Knowledge Systems (CIKS) recently hosted an international colloquium on Creating Space for Local Solutions in the Global Knowledge Economy.
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Apr 19

UKZN Hosts Benchmarking visit by Mbarara University of Science and Technology

Representatives from the Pharm-Biotechnology and Traditional Medicine Centre (PHARMBIOTRAC) at Uganda’s Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST) were at UKZN recently on a benchmarking venture.
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