Dr Eduard Grebe
Eduard is a research associate and former post-doctoral research fellow in the CSSR, primarily working on the politics of social protection and health. He is now a post-doctoral fellow at the DST/NRF South African Centre of Excellence in Epidemiological Modelling and Analysis (SACEMA), working on HIV incidence estimation using a biomarker approach.
- Civil society activism on AIDS;
- The politics of the African and global AIDS responses;
- Transnational social movements;
- The politics of welfare policy reform in Africa (see related project).
- Incidence estimation and characterising/evaluating recent infection (incidence) assays (see related project).
Tel (CSSR): +27 21 650 5158
Tel (SACEMA): +27 21 808 2589
SACEMA, c/o STIAS
19 Jonkershoek Avenue, Stellenbosch
Private Bag X1
- 2015 First Semester: SOC1001F/SOC1006F (Module on Classical Sociological Theory and Method)
- 2014 Second Semester: SOC4010H (Theories of Development, Module on Welfare and Development - with Prof Jeremy Seekings)
- 2014 First Semester: SOC1001F/SOC1006F (Module on Sociological Theory and Method)
- 2013 First Semester: SOC1001F (Module on Health and Illness in an unequal society)
Recent & forthcoming publications
Grebe, E. (2015) The ambiguities of the ‘partnership’ between civil society and the state in Uganda’s AIDS response during the 1990s and 2000s. In press, Global Public Health.
Grebe, E. (2015) The politics of welfare policy reform in a competitive African democracy: The case of Ghana (2000-2014). Forthcoming CSSR Working Paper.
Grebe, E. & Low, M. (2014) Transnational mobilisation on access to medicines: The global movement around the imatinib mesylate case and its roots in the AIDS movement. CSSR Working Paper No. 349. doi:10.2139/ssrn.2546392
Previous version presented at the XVIII ISA World Congress of Sociology, Yokohama, Japan, July 2014 as 'New forms of transnational organisation on access to medicines: The global activist response to the imatinib (Glivec) case.'
Grebe, E. (2014) Understanding the impact of civil society mobilisation on HIV outcomes: methodological challenges and evidence from cross-country regression analysis. Forthcoming, available on request.
Grebe, E. (2014) Civil society and the state in Uganda's AIDS response. CSSR Working Paper No. 341. (Revised version in press, Global Public Health).
Grebe, E. (2013) Book Review: "Against the Odds: Politicians, institutions and the struggle against poverty" by Melo, Ng'ethe & Manor, Developmental Leadership Program.
Grebe, E. (2012) Civil society leadership in the struggle for AIDS treatment in South Africa and Uganda. PhD Thesis, University of Cape Town, December 2012.
Grebe, E. & Nattrass, N. (2012) "AIDS Conspiracy Beliefs and Unsafe Sex in Cape Town" in AIDS and Behavior, 16(3), pp. 761-773. doi:10.1007/s10461-011-9958-2.
Grebe, E. (2012) Book Review: "Transformative Political Leadership: Making a difference in the developing world" by Robert Rotberg, Developmental Leadership Program.
Grebe, E. (2012) "Global advocacy in an era of resource constraints and shifting global priorities". in Bulletin of Medicus Mundi Switzerland, No. 125, September 2012.
Grebe, E. & Woermann, M. (2011) Institutions of Integrity and the Integrity of Institutions: Integrity and ethics in the politics of developmental leadership, Research Paper 15, Developmental Leadership Program.
Grebe, E. (2011) "The Treatment Action Campaign's Struggle for AIDS Treatment in South Africa: Coalition-building Through Networks" in Journal of Southern African Studies, 37(4), pp. 849-868. doi:10.1080/03057070.2011.608271.
Grebe, E. (2010) "Negativity, Difference and Critique: The Ethical Moment in Complexity" in Cilliers, P. & Allen, R. (eds), Complexity, Difference and Identity (Springer, Amsterdam).
Grebe, E. (2009) "Contingency, contestation and hegemony: The possibility of a non-essentialist politics for the left" in Philosophy & Social Criticism, 35(5), pp. 589-611. doi:10.1177/0191453709103428.
Grebe, E. (2009) "Contingency, contestation and hegemony: The possibility of a non-essentialist politics for the left" in Mike O'Donnell (ed.) Structure and Agency, Volumes 1-4 (Sage, London).