Interdisciplinary Summer School 2017

Prof Kopano Ratele

Kopano Ratele is Professor in the Institute for Social and Health Sciences at the University of South Africa (Unisa) and research in South Africa Medical Research Council-Unisa Violence, Injury and Peace Research Unit.

Kopano has published extensively, mainly on boys, men and masculinity. He is a regular commentator in the media on issues tied to boys, men and masculinity.

His latest books include Liberating Masculinities (HSRC, 2016) and Engaging Youth in Activist Research and Pedagogical Praxis: Transnational and Intersectional Perspectives on Gender, Sex, and Race (co-edited with Tammy Shefer, Jeff Hearn & Floretta Boonzaier) (Routledge, 2017).