The Academic Freedom Committee invites UCT staff and students to submit nominations for the 2012 TB Davie Memorial Lecture. The TB Davie Memorial Lecture, as elucidated above, is an important event in UCT's calendar, and an opportunity to affirm and clarify the values of academic freedom in our contemporary context, and stimulate debate on issues related to the university.
Nominations should not exceed three pages and should include a brief curriculum vitae of the nominated speaker and a motivation for the nomination. Nominations should be submitted to Denise Benjamin, Bremner Building, UCT, by Monday, 8 August.
For the 2012 lecture, only nominations of lecturers based in South Africa will be considered. The AFC budgets on a three-year cycle, in which a lecturer based in South Africa will be invited at least once in each cycle - in this cycle, in 2012.
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