Researcher Profile

Steven Robins

Steven Robins

Professor Steven Robins
Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology
University of Stellenbosch
Private Bag X1 Matieland

Tel: 7602 - (2721) 8082420


Steven Robins is an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology at the University of Stellenbosch. He has published on a wide range of topics including the politics of land, 'development' and identity in Zimbabwe and South Africa; the Truth & Reconciliation Commission (TRC); urban studies and most recently on citizenship and governance. His recent book entitled From Revolution to Rights in South Africa: Social Movements and Popular Politics (in press) focuses on globally connected social movements, NGOs and CBOs that are involved democratic struggles over access to AIDS treatment, land and housing. He has edited a book entitled Limits to Liberation After Apartheid: Citizenship, Governance and Culture is published by David Philip, James Currey and Ohio University Press, 2005, and his edited volume (with Nick Shepherd) is entitled New South African Keywords (in press).


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