Africa Institute of South Africa

AISA writing retreat for emerging scholars

24 November 2017  | Latest News  | Africa Institute of South Africa

On 20-21 November 2017 AISA organised a writing retreat for emerging scholarsat the HSRC Building in Pretoria. Indeed, as the organisers and participants, we are indebted to HSRC and its AISA division for supporting this programme which is consistent with the South African Government’s new growth path of National Development Plan (NDP) to accelerate evidence-based innovation and support “to leave no one behind” at the local, national, and regional contexts.

Appointment as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Venda

21 September 2016  | Africa Institute of South Africa

Dr Sylvester Bongani  Maphosa has been appointed as Adjunct Professor in the Research  Office  of  the  School of Human  and  Social Sciences  at the  University  of Venda, from 01 August 2016 to 31 July 2019.

Racial inequalities and racism: Effects and interventions

The HSRC is hosting its 4th Racism Dialogue panel discussion in Port Elizabeth today (Tuesday, 28 June).

Peace Education for Violence Prevention in Fragile African Societies


Herewith the New Book Notification for Peace Education for Violence Prevention in Fragile African Societies: What’s Going to Make a Difference?

Passionate about Africa's health care status

Total transformation of the continent’s legacies and structures to prioritise wellbeing of humans a crucial success factor for Africa’s sustainable development initiatives. Writer: Musa Ndlangamandla

Prof. Bohler-Muller appointed to chair SA research into blue economy

23 February 2016  | Latest News  | Africa Institute of South Africa

Professor Narnia Bohler-Muller has been appointed as chair of the academic group of the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA).  IORA is an international organisation consisting of coastal states bordering the Indian Ocean.

Will China's reforms impact Africa's development?

12 February 2016  | Latest News  | Africa Institute of South Africa

This paper argues that while Africa’s economic growth could be strongly impacted by China’s reform measures, they may be the required push for the continent to diversify and decrease its dependence on natural resources.

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