This Is OIS is a journey into the research topics and methodologies of the students of OIS – Organisational and Institutional Studies at Wits University.

Episode 1: When Africans gather, they do so for violence

Michael Asikabulu interviews fellow OIS student Thulani Tshabalala about his Masters research into why police brutality persists as a feature of protests in post-apartheid South Africa: “Police do not see protesters as citizens, but as insurgents or enemy combatants of some sort”.