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HSRC's 50/90 Commemoration 2018-2020

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In 2019, the HSRC commemorates its 50th anniversary and is undertaking a series of critical engagements around the social and human sciences in the period April 2018 to May 2020. The engagements will enable documentation, the building of the HSRC archive, reflection, learning, appreciation, promotion in the public domain, and critical debate on the relationship between social and human science research, the state and society at large. Read more about the Commemoration.

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Social cohesion: The missing link in overcoming violence and inequality?

The aim of this study is to understand the importance of strong social cohesion in the cities of Cape Town and Rio de Janeiro, which suffer from high levels of inequality, poverty, and violence. More info.


15 November 2019 | Exploring educational progress in South Africa

TIMSS SA Newsletter: October 2019 Exploring Educational Progress in South AfricaTIMSS 2019: Where are we? The TIMSS 2019 cycle began early in 2018, ....

6 November 2019 | The power of constitutional dialogue: bringing the voice of ordinary South Africans inside the walls of Parliament

The voices of South Africans increasingly raised in protest underscore the need to create safe spaces where the state and citizens can hear one anothe....

1 November 2019 | Ready or Not! Black Students' Experiences of South African Universities

Ready or Not! Black Students' Experiences of South African Universities is a short film offering a snapshot of students' structural and personal obsta....