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21 May 2019 | Pan Africanism, Peace and Security, Sustainable Development and Science and Technology take centre stage at AUR 2019

Pretoria, Monday 20 May 2019 – To revive Pan Africanism that speaks to the challenges and opportunities of the 21st century and drives developme...

10 May 2019 | Discussion on HSRC's flagship new book in its State of the Nation series: Poverty and Inequality

Dr Gerard Hagg discusses the new State of the Nation book on SAFM on Tuesday 7 May 2019. State of the Nation 2018 covers a diversity of perspectives ...

10 May 2019 | The India-Brazil-South Africa Dialogue Forum rejuvenated at 15

Panel on contemporary global governance and the role of IBSA: (from left) Prof Uallace Moreira Lima (Brazil); Prof Narnia Bohler-Muller (HSRC, South A...

9 May 2019 | Here's our 2018/2019 highlights document

The document highlights the contribution made by our researchers at high level events and conferences and that we are profiling key research projects ...

29 Apr 2019 | MIMI is going digital - a tool for assessing municipal innovation maturity

The Economic Performance and Development (EPD) programme, in partnership with the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal (UKZN) and the South African Local Gove...

26 Apr 2019 | Creating Cities of Hope or Instigating a Race to the Bottom?

{published in The Sunday Times, 21 April 2019}A reply to Ann BernsteinIvan TurokAmazon recently cancelled its plans to build a second headquarters in ...

26 Apr 2019 | Realising rights to adequate food and nutrition - a seminar

Dr Peter Jacobs, a research director in the HSRC’s Economic Performance and Development research programme, was an invited speaker at a recent L...

17 Apr 2019 | New book: Sam Tambani: A Gem Lost Too Soon

The HSRC has announced the publication of a new book The Life and Works of Sam Tambani: A Gem Lost Too Soon. The book is published by AISA and edited ...

16 Apr 2019 | Call for papers: international workshop on "Knowledge, evidence and how to 'leave no one behind'

CROPNet partners UKZN, CODESRIA, Universitetet i Bergen - Global Challenges, the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) and Department of Science and ...

4 Apr 2019 | EPD's Leslie Bank appointed Professor Extraordinaire

Prominent South African social anthropologist, Leslie Bank was recently appointed as Professor Extraordinaire in the Department of Social Sciences at ...