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Centre for the Advancement of Non-Racialism and Democracy

CANRAD is located on the North Campus on the 2nd floor of the New Admin Building

Bua Mfundi is a bi-monthly roundtable discussion (held every 2nd Friday). It seeks to create a peer-review space for young academics and writers alike and encourage a culture of critical thinking and writing within the young academic space. Interested persons are encouraged to submit their papers via email: or for further correspondence on when it would be presented and other relevant details.

Book launches form part of the engagement portfolio and any and all details with regards to them can be directed to the Senior Manager: Advocacy, Training and Education; Mr Sonwabo Stuurman on 041 504 4898 or

Notices for colloquiums are sent out via the institutional communique (MEMO), the CANRAD database (you can email if you would like to be added), via the CANRAD Facebook page and Twitter account.

Currently, those who would like to view previous lectures may at any time during office hours come to the Resource Centre (Room 222) and sign out a DVD. However, plans are in place to make previous lectures and those in the future to be available on the website, so watch the space.