Ahead of Human Rights Day which was celebrated on Monday, 21 March, the Durban University of Technology’s International Centre of Non-Violence (ICON) held a dialogue titled: “Racism: Fresh thinking, fresh action”.
The Dialogue, which was addressed by University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Director of Critical Research on Race and Identity, Professor Rozena Maart and keynote speaker, ANC Treasurer-General, Dr Zweli Mkhize, took place at the University’s Mansfield Hall, Ritson Campus.
DUT CONFUCIUS INSTITUTE HOSTS SUCCESSFUL FILM FESTIVAL
DUT’s Confucius Institute (DUT CI) recently held its third Chinese Film Festival at Durban’s Suncoast Casino’s Cinecentre.
The festival, which was attended by DUT students, members of staff and people from Durban, showcased the action crime thriller Saving Mr. Wu directed by Ding Sheng and stars famous Chinese film stars Andy Lau, Wu Ruofu and Wang Qianyuan. The film is based on a true abduction case where one of the cast members, Wu Ruofu was the victim.
The third Southern African City Studies Conference, hosted at the DUT Urban Futures Centre, recently took place at the DUT Steve Biko Campus.
The conference brought together scholars who exposed their work to positive critical discussion. The 2016 call had many presentations that directly focused on themes around urban planning and design, urban security and other issues shaped by the urban landscape.
With March being Tuberculosis Awareness Month, DUT the IsoleMpilo Campus Health Clinic, in partnership with City Hospital, Ismail C Meer St, Durban, are playing their role in creating awareness about the disease.
Students recently got an opportunity to engage with the Clinic’s and Hospital’s nurses about the disease as well as their health in general.