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.

HSRC's Africa Week programme to look at promoting research and innovation

To mark the annual commemoration of Africa month, the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) in collaboration with a range of partners invites members of the media to participate in thought leadership platforms lined-up for Africa Week.

 

Young African scholars converge to discuss leadership and gender for sustainable development

Scores of young graduates and scholars from different African countries and the diaspora converged at Birchwood Hotel and Conference centre for the 11th annual Africa Young Graduates and Scholars Conference (AYGS) from 13 to 14 March 2017.  The AYGS is jointly organised by the Africa Institute of South Africa (AISA) programme of the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) in partnership with the historic, University of Fort Hare.

NRF Rating - Dr Sylvester Maphosa

3 October 2016  | Africa Institute of South Africa

Please join us in congratulating Dr Sylvester Maphosa. The NRF rating application of Prof Maphosa has resulted in his formal recognition as a C-rated scientist.

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).

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