Facilitator: Professor JA Smit (Chair: Humanities Institute)

The Humanities Institute in the College of Humanities invites you to the second in a series of webinars on PhD supervision.

The purpose of this webinar is to build PhD research supervision capacity across the College of Humanities and UKZN.

Date : 21 May 2021

Time : 10h00 to 13h50

Platform : Zoom

For further information and to RSVP contact: Doreen Hatting hattinghd@ukzn.ac.za


  • 10h00 – Opening and Welcome
    Professor Pholoho Morojele
  • 10h10 – Supervising community-based participatory research
    Professor Relebohile Moletsane
  • 10h30 – Supervising self-reflexive research
    Professor Kathleen Pithouse-Morgan,  Professor Daisy Pillay,  Professor Inba Naicker, and  Dr. Lungile Masinga
  • 11h10 – Supervision for Social Impact: Praxis reflections on cohort supervision in the Gender and Religion Masters program
    Professor Charlene van der Walt
  • 11h30 – Taking responsibility for supervising academic writing development
    Professor Suriamurthee Maistry
  • 11h50 – Collaborative approach to research supervision
    Professor Herbert Moyo
  • 12h10 – Supervision as student transformation and supervisor identity confirmation
    Professor Anna Meyer-Weitz
  • 12h30 – Reflecting on three decades of supervision experience: when the student becomes the master
    Professor Philippe Denis
  • 12h50 – Supervision for proposal development within the Humanities, with special reference to theoretical framework development
    Professor Labby Ramrathan
  • 13h10 – Supervising students who are professionals in the workplace
    Professor Ruth Hoskins
  • 13h30 – The relationship between PhD candidate and supervisor
    Professor Nobuhle Hlongwa
  • 13h50 – Supervision in the face of trauma, loss and grief
    Professor Nyna Amin
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