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Urban Festival 2020 – Film: Facing Homelessness

On Friday 09 October 2020, The Unit for Street Homelessness in Centre for Faith and Community, UP and the Community Orientated Substance Use Programme, UP participated in the virtual festival: Urban Festival 2020: Empowering the Civic. Please see the wonderful programme of the Urban Festival that continues through the month of October 2020.  For more info..

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2019 Report – Urban Studio: Healing Urban Fractures

This report describes the work of the Urban Studio, a collaborative project initiated between the Centre for Faith and Community at the University of Pretoria, and the Tshwane Leadership Foundation, committed – through deep immersions – to contribute to the healing of urban fractures, through:- Building leadership (capacity-building and education),- Doing engaged research- Documenting local..

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[VIRTUAL COLLOQUIUM] “BREATHE! DOING THEOLOGY AMIDST AND BEYOND COVID-19: FAULT LINES, INTERSECTIONS, OPPORTUNITIES” CONVERSATION 3: Doing Theology, Now! How? What? With Whom?

CONVERSATION 3: Doing Theology, Now! How? What? With Whom? In a 3-part Webinar Series, hosted by the Faculty of Theology and Religion at the University of Pretoria, we seek to discern what doing theology might have to look like amidst and beyond Covid-19. Covid-19 surfaced societal fault lines, in more glaring ways than before –..

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[Virtual Colloquium] “Breathe! Doing theology amidst and beyond Covid-19: fault lines, intersections, opportunities” CONVERSATION 2: Covid-19, Economy and Environment

CONVERSATION 2: Covid-19, Economy and Environment hosted on 24 July 2020 In a 3-part Webinar Series, hosted by the Faculty of Theology and Religion at the University of Pretoria, we seek to discern what doing theology might have to look like amidst and beyond Covid-19. Covid-19 surfaced societal fault lines, in more glaring ways than..

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[Virtual Colloquium] “Breathe! Doing theology amidst and beyond Covid-19: fault lines, intersections, opportunities” CONVERSATION 1: Covid-19, Race and Gender

Conversation I: Covid-19, race and gender hosted on 10 July 2020 In a 3-part Webinar Series, hosted by the Faculty of Theology and Religion at the University of Pretoria, we seek to discern what doing theology might have to look like amidst and beyond Covid-19. Covid-19 surfaced societal fault lines, in more glaring ways than..

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[Virtual Colloquium] Solidarity with the homeless poor during Covid-19: we cannot be free unless you are free!

The Centre for Faith and Community at the University of Pretoria, in conjunction with its research associates in its Social Justice and Reconciliation Research Group, is hosting a 2-hour colloquium in the title: "Solidarity with the homeless poor during Covid-19: we cannot be free unless you are free!".  When? FREEDOM DAY - 27 April 2020; 16h00-18h00, on Zoom.   We will..

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[Virtual Colloquium] Homelessness & Covid-19 in the City of Tshwane

A virtual Colloquium was hosted on Zoom on Thursday the 28th of May 2020, from 16h00-18h00 The purpose of this Colloquium was:  to register what was created collaboratively since the end of March 2020, in support of reducing risk and facilitating distancing and safe space for street homeless persons;to ask how what was created could be secured beyond..

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Spatial Justice and Reconciliation Conference – Report 2017

On 31 May 2017, the research groups Spatial Justice and Reconciliation and Ubuntu research project collaborated and hosted a one day conference: Spatial Justice and Reconciliation. It was held at Thembelihle Village, 83 Struben Street, Pretoria. Authors were invited to present papers that were published in the special 2016 HTS Spatial Justice edition, flowing from a previous joint consultation..

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“Rainbow: premise or promise?” Consultation on Social Cohesion and Reconciliation – Report 2013

From 22-23 August 2013, 59 people gathered in Cafe Burgundy’s at the University of Pretoria to consider the status of reconciliation and social cohesion in South Africa today. The Consultation adopted the format of story-telling and world cafe, allowing for intense interaction and conversation in a safe space, surfacing critical themes and issues, articulating these into 7 questions,..

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