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HSRC's Library and Information Services at IFLA World Congress

27 August 2015  | Latest News  | General

The HSRC’s Library and Information Services (LIS) spent the week of 15 to 21 August attending the 81st International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) World Library and Information Congress.

VakaYiko consortium meets in Accra

31 July 2015  | Latest News  | General  | DCEO: Research

The VakaYiko consortium, a network of non-governmental organisations, working in Ghana, South Africa, and Zimbabwe to build the capacity of policy-makers on Evidence Informed Policy Making (EIPM) is meeting in Accra.

The Africa we want: call for abstracts

The 10th edition of the AYGS conference will be held at the University of Limpopo from the 14 to 17 March 2016 under the theme The Africa we want. It will focus on culture with its many aspects and dimensions, and the role that culture plays in sustainable development, peace and good governance, as well as integration on the continent.

SAJS describes Drinking with Ghosts as a powerful work

Drinking with Ghosts: The Aftermath of Apartheid’s Dirty War is a powerful work dealing with South Africa’s violent political struggles, its political transition, and the ways dark and secret pasts continue to haunt post-1994 South Africa. South Africa’s modern political history is covered in an ever-increasing number of books, both scholarly and more popular.

HSRC appoints new CEO

27 May 2015  | Latest News  | Office of the CEO  | General  | HSRC Board

The Board of the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Crain A. Soudien as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the HSRC. Prof. Soudien’s appointment was confirmed by Cabinet on 27 May 2015 and is effective 1 September 2015.

The Board of the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Crain A. Soudien as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the HSRC. Prof. Soudien’s appointment was confirmed by Cabinet on 27 May 2015 and will be effective 1 September 2015.
- See more at: http://www.hsrc.ac.za/en/media-briefs/hsrc-board/hsrc-appoints-new-ceo#sthash.OzJe137E.dpuf

Home Affairs minister to speak at the meeting of African academics

As part of Africa month celebrations in South Africa, Minister of Home Affairs, Honourable Malusi Gigaba will address delegates from numerous African countries at the 5th African Unity for Renaissance Conference and Africa Day Expo.  The theme for the conference is: “2015 and Beyond: Engaging Agenda 2063”.

As part of Africa month celebrations in South Africa, Minister of Home Affairs, Honourable Malusi Gigaba will address delegates from numerous African countries at the 5th African Unity for Renaissance Conference and Africa Day Expo.  The theme for the conference is: “2015 and Beyond: Engaging Agenda 2063”.

Following the government’s recent significant efforts in dealing with the attacks directed towards foreign nationals, Minister Gigaba will engage African academics on issues related to finding sound solutions for Africa's developmental challenges.

- See more at: http://www.hsrc.ac.za/en/media-briefs/aisa/african-unity-2015#sthash.8g8A3FCi.dpuf

As part of Africa month celebrations in South Africa, Minister of Home Affairs, Honourable Malusi Gigaba will address delegates from numerous African countries at the 5th African Unity for Renaissance Conference and Africa Day Expo.  The theme for the conference is: “2015 and Beyond: Engaging Agenda 2063”.

Following the government’s recent significant efforts in dealing with the attacks directed towards foreign nationals, Minister Gigaba will engage African academics on issues related to finding sound solutions for Africa's developmental challenges.

- See more at: http://www.hsrc.ac.za/en/media-briefs/aisa/african-unity-2015#sthash.8g8A3FCi.dpuf

Recent HSRC Press titles include seminal works

Recent publications from HSRC Press up to March 2015 include the very seminal Congress Movement (in three volumes), Ethical Quandaries in Research, Rogue State and Beyond Benchmarks (TIMSS Report).

Closing remarks, Gender Summit Africa

Globalisation of science, of business, of environmental, economic, health, food, and transportation challenges creates an opportunity to address national and international needs.

Gender Summit 5 Africa 2015 media briefing

The CEO of the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC), Prof Olive Shisana together with the Minister in the Presidency responsible Women, Ms Susan Shabangu will on Monday, 20 April brief members of the media about the first global Gender Summit on the African continent relating to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics fields.

Unite against xenophobia

20 April 2015  | Latest News  | General

The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) strongly condemns the disturbing spate of violent attacks against those perceived to be ‘foreigners’ or illegal immigrants in South Africa. These attacks are the latest manifestation of troubling attitudes that continue to undermine our Constitution and our hard-won democracy.

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