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25 Mar 2019 | Passing the baton: Mandela's legacy and today's student protests

A short way up the road from where a conference was taking place about the making of Mandela, opposite a war memorial, an art museum containing tradit...

11 Mar 2019 | The "pain of inequality": how the psychological and the economic intersect to maintain the most unequal society in the world

“At the heart of the explanation [for the persistence of poverty and inequality in South Africa] is the relationship between structural reality ...

21 Nov 2018 | Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis visits the HSRC

Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis visits the HSRC to meet with members of the executive leadership....

6 Sep 2018 | Prof Michael Chapman receives 2018 HSRC Medal in Social Sciences and Humanities

The 3rd Annual Medal in the Social Sciences and Humanities was bestowed upon Professor Michael Chapman of the Durban University of Technology (DUT) at...

5 May 2016 | Call to nominate outstanding young scientists to young academy

The South African Young Academy of Science (SAYAS) is accepting nominations for New Members....

27 May 2015 | HSRC appoints new CEO

" The Board of the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Crain A. Soudien as the new Chief Execu...

4 May 2015 | Closing remarks, Gender Summit Africa

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

20 Apr 2015 | 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 Sha...

31 Mar 2015 | Creating a credible institutional mechanism for skills planning in SA

Close to three years on since the start of the LMIP, we gather at this briefing meeting to share some of our findings to you, Honourable Minister, the...