The HELTASA 2017 Conference Reflection: Kasturi Behari-Leak

The 2017 HELTASA Conference held in November at the Coastlands Conference Centre in Umhlanga, Durban, KZN, was a resounding success. Apart from its stunning location by the sea, it seems that warmth of the Indian ocean and Durban in general spilled over into conference and many delegates commented that it was ‘friendly, warm and homely’. [...]


Call for Papers: Human Development and Capability Association

The HDCA conference aims to bring together people from all over the world and from different disciplines and fields interested in the capability approach and human development. Submissions for papers on the 2017 conference theme ‘Challenging Inequalities: Human Development and Social Change’ are now open. Call for Papers Extended Proposal Submission Deadline: March 17, 2017 [...]


Report on ICED/HELTASA Conference 2016

Authored by: Chris Winberg, Vivienne Bozalek, James Garraway, Cecilia Jacobs and Jeff Jawitz Prof Chris Winberg was responsible for the overall convenorship of the 2016 Conference and under her stewardship, the conference sub-committees worked together to produce the ICED/HELTASA 2016 conference experience. Amanda Hlengwa, the HELTASA Chairperson, acted as liaison between the conference committee and [...]


The Writing Centre SIG 2016 Report

Although not many activities in WSIG due to a number of challenges (i.e. structure and funding) there were two major developments that occurred in 2016. This report serves to account for the Writing Centre SIG activities (Consultants’ Day and Symposium) in 2016.  Academic Development Symposium The Writing Centres participated in the regional symposium at UNISA [...]