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Advantage Play: Technologies that Changed Sporting History

Steve Haake, Advantage Play: Technologies that Changed Sporting History (Arena Sport, 2018)   PHYSICS and materials science meet sport…

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Address by Andrew Mlangeni to the ANFASA AGM

In 2017, mindful that the theme of the ANFASA AGM was ‘Authors as the conscience of the…

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ANFASA mourns the passing of the great Andrew Mlangeni

ANFASA mourns the passing of the great Andrew Mlangeni. His was a life of steadfastness and sacrifice….

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Critical Arts: South-North Cultural and Media Studies

The Contents Pages below list selected articles published in Critical Arts on the topics of authorship and…

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STOP PRESS | PRESIDENT REFERS COPYRIGHT AMENDMENT BILL BACK TO THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

STOP PRESS 16 June 2020 PRESIDENT REFERS COPYRIGHT AMENDMENT BILL BACK TO THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY ANFASA is…

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#Publishingpaidme

The #Blacklivesmatter movement in the UK has sparked an intriguing and seemingly overdue examination into the disparity…

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INDETERMINACY, INDIGENEITY, PEER REVIEW AND THE MIND–BODY PROBLEM

BACKGROUND Declining funding over the past decade for tertiary education in South Africa resulted in tens of…

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The Power of Books and their Censorship in South Africa

When I was a lecturer at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) during the late 1970s, De…

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Perverse Incentives and the Political Economy of South African Academic Journal Publishing

Amongst the items usually under discussion in academia are peer review and the alleged unreasonable profits made…

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‘Twelve Years Later: Second ASSAf report on Research Publishing in and from South Africa (2018)’: Some issues arising

Responding to the extraordinary challenges facing publication in the digital age is the holistic view taken by…

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