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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 ...

3 Apr 2019 | 2019 National Skills Conference

Vijay Reddy was one of the plenary speakers at the 2019 National Skills Conference Building a demand-led skills development system that focuses on inc...

25 Mar 2019 | DGSD attends W20 Japan 2019: G20 engagement group on gender

This week Professor Narnia Bohler-Muller of the HSRC's Democracy, Governance and Service Delivery programme attended the W20 Japan 2019 gathering in T...

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

By Andrea Teagle 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...

25 Mar 2019 | DGSD attends W20 Japan 2019: G20 engagement group on gender

This week Professor Narnia Bohler-Muller of the HSRC's Democracy, Governance and Service Delivery programme attended the W20 Japan 2019 gathering in T...

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...