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    Nouveau red: The cult of representation

    The truly fascinating and engaging aspect of being part of a democracy, is the ability

    May 28th | by Shafinaaz

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    Nouveau red: The cult of representation

    The truly fascinating and engaging aspect of being part of a democracy, is the ability

    May 28th | by Shafinaaz

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    Nouveau red: The cult of representation

    The truly fascinating and engaging aspect of being part of a democracy, is the ability

    May 28th | by Shafinaaz

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    Theatre of terror at the trial of Oscar Pistorius

    The trial of Oscar Pistorius has turned into a horror movie, bringing home the reality

    April 11th | by Shafinaaz

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    Theatre of terror at the trial of Oscar Pistorius

    The trial of Oscar Pistorius has turned into a horror movie, bringing home the reality

    April 11th | by Shafinaaz

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    Refugees, the American dream and a war for Cape Freedom

    Refugees, the American dream, and a war for CapeFreedom It seems as though, just like tragic

    February 14th | by Shafinaaz Hassim

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    Face to face with democracy

    Being South African forces one to reflect and re-evaluate, sometimes daily, how to identify, in

    November 19th | by Shafinaaz Hassim

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    Face to face with democracy

    Being South African forces one to reflect and re-evaluate, sometimes daily, how to identify, in

    November 19th | by Shafinaaz
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  • About Shafinaaz

    Shafinaaz Hassim is a sociologist based in Johannesburg. She is the author of Daughters are Diamonds: Honour, Shame & Seclusion -- A South African Perspective (2007), Memoirs for Kimya (2009), and the critically acclaimed novel on domestic violence SoPhia (2012). She is also the editor of the Belly of Fire anthologies for social change series, which was launched in 2011. Her research focuses on biographical narrative in the interplay between personal and political spaces and she writes both fiction and non-fiction. She has lectured and presented seminars at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban, Humboldt University in Berlin and at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg.

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    Sophia

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    Daughters are Diamonds

    Honour, Shame & Seclusion- A South African Perspective
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