Canon Collins alumnus, trustee and current Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Science, University of Cape Town Professor Maano Ramutsindela, is to give the Vice Chancellor’s Inaugral Lecture this Wednesday November 1st. The lecture is taking place at 17.00 in lecture theatre TS2B in the Snape Building on Upper Campus.
Professor Ramutsindela is a fellow of the Society of South African Geographers and a recipient of the National Research Foundation’s (NRF) Presitgious Award. His academic interests focus on political geography and the control of natural resources. The inaugural lecture is entitled “Remapping Africa through peace parks: What future for the continent?” and will focus on the establishment of peace parks or ‘transfroniter conservation areas’ as an approach to jointly manage natural resources across political boundaries.
Those interested in attending should register on the UCT website by Tuesday 31st October.