Dr Eduard Grebe
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Eduard is a postdoctoral research fellow in the CSSR and Department of Sociology, primarily working on the politics of social protection and health.
- 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).
From 12 October to 24 November 2014, Eduard is conducting fieldwork in Ghana.
He can be reached in on +233 54 408 9539, via email or at CDD-Ghana.
Tel (office): +27 21 650 5158
Rm 4.29.2, Leslie Social Science Building
University Avenue, Upper Campus
University of Cape Town
Private Bag, Rondebosch 7701
- 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
Pre-prints of some papers available on SSRN author page.
Grebe, E. & Low, M. (2014) New forms of transnational organisation on access to medicines: The global activist response to the imatinib (Glivec) case. Presented at the XVIII ISA World Congress of Sociology, Yokohama, Japan, July 2014.
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 341.
Grebe, E. (2014) Donor agenda-setting and bureaucratic advocacy on cash transfers in Uganda. Forthcoming CSSR Working Paper, available on request.
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).