Aïda Terblanché-Greeff (Botha)

Aïda Terblanché-Greeff (Botha)
Aïda Terblanché-Greeff (Botha)
Job title
Senior lecturer
018 299 ****
Physical address
Building F13, Room G02

B.A. Humanities (Philosophy and Psychology); B.A. (Hons.) Psychology; M.A. Development and Management (Disaster studies); PhD in Philosophy.

African philosophy; Environmental Ethics; Cross-cultural studies.
Staff type

Aïda C. Terblanché-Greeff was previously appointed as an extraordinary researcher at the research unit Social Transformation and is currently a senior lecturer at the School of Philosophy, Faculty of Humanities, at the North-West University (South Africa). She holds degrees in various academic fields obtained from this institution. More specifically, she has a BA in Humanities, BA (Hons.) in Psychology, and a MA in Development and Management (specialising in disaster studies). She also has a PhD in Philosophy obtained from the University of Johannesburg (South Africa). In general, her research is interdisciplinary and empirically engaged. Her research interests include African philosophy, social philosophy, cross-cultural studies (viz., psychology and philosophy), and environmental ethics. She has published academic articles and book chapters with reputable national and international journals and publication houses.

Research outputs

Coetser, Y.M., Gray, C., Lembethe, N. & Terblanché-Greef, A.C. (Forthcoming). “Multilingual Philosophy Glossary: Towards a Socially Just Pedagogy”. In Contextualised Open Educational Practices: Towards Student Agency and Self-directed Learning. J. Olivier, C. Du Toit-Brits, B. Bunt & A. Dhakulkar (eds.). Cape Town: AOSIS.

Terblanché-Greeff, A.C. (2022). Same-same, but Not: Comparing Aspects of Cultures in South Africa, Australia, and New Zealand. SAGE Open, 12(2). doi: 10.1177/21582440221099529

Terblanché-Greeff, A.C. & Loubser, R.A. (2021). Unpacking Q-Research: Context-specific considerations and implications for climate change education in rural areas. SAGE Open, 11(4): 1-11. doi: 10.1177/21582440211056611

Fourie, K. & Terblanché-Greeff, A.C. (2021). “How Disaster Risk Reduction Can Contribute to Sustainable Development: The EAGER Project”. In Sustainable Development in Africa (pp. 649-669). W.L. Filho, R. Pretorius, and L.O. de Sousa (eds.). Cham: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-030-74693-3

Terblanché-Greeff, A.C.  (2019). “Ubuntu and Environmental Ethics: the West can Learn from Africa when Faced with Climate Change”. In African Environmental Ethics: A Critical Reader, ed. Chemhuru, M. Switzerland: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-18807-8_7

Terblanché-Greeff, A.C., Dokken, J.V., Van Niekerk, D. & Loubser, R.A. (2018). Cultural Time Orientation Beliefs and its Influences on Climate Change Adaptation. Jàmbá: Journal of Disaster Studies. doi: https://doi.org/10.4102/jamba.v10i1.510

Van Niekerk, D & Terblanché-Greeff, A.C.  (2017). “Anticipatory Risk Reduction”.  In Handbook of Anticipation, ed. Poli, R.  Dordrecht: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-31737-3_90-1

Terblanché-Greeff, A.C. (2016). Beliefs of Time Orientation from an Indigenous African Perspective: Possible Implications for Climate Change Adaptation.  Potchefstroom: NWU.  (Mini-dissertation – M.A. Development and Management: Disaster Studies). http://hdl.handle.net/10394/21245

Kunene, N.D., Van Niekerk, D., Fourie, K., Terblanché-Greefff, A.C., and Wentink, G.J. (2016). Impact of Seismic Events on Socio-Economic Vulnerability: The Case of The Khuma Settlement in the North-West Province, South Africa. African Centre for Disaster Studies. Potchefstroom: North-West University.