Celebrating Heritage Month

The HSRC is celebrating Heritage Month by profiling its work and that of its researchers in the field of indigenous knowledge. Today we feature Prof Mogege Mosimege Follow the conversation on Twitter @HSRCza

The HSRC is committed to creating cutting-edge research which supports development nationally, in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) and in Africa is evident, but it is our commitment to the dissemination of that research that demonstrates the remarkable and measurable impact of our work.

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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.


22 September 2017 | After migrant labour

On 27 and 28 September, leading scholars will meet at the University of Cape Town (UCT) to take forward an initiative started by the HSRC and the Mand....

8 September 2017 | Appointment of Group Executive Shared Services/ Chief Financial Officer

Ms Crystal Abdoll is the Group Executive Shared Services as well as CFO of the HSRC. Ms Abdoll has previously occupied the position of Chief Audit Ex....

1 September 2017 | Appointment of Prof Sharlene Swartz as Deputy Executive Director: Human and Social Development

Professor Sharlene Swartz has been appointed as the Deputy Executive Director of the Human and Social Development programme within the HSRC as from ....