The HSRC's ten-country study -- the School's Out project -- has kicked off in earnest with meetings across southern Africa. The project is funded by Amplify Change and the project grant manager Liz Tremelett visited the HSRC. The project focuses on linking young people in schools to the sexual reproductive health supports and services that they need. Other partners in the project are GALA and Generation Alive. In the video, HSRC's Prof Finn Reygan discusses the project.
Crain Soudien and literary scholar Shaun Viljoen (author of a biography of Richard Rive) discuss the influential role of the New Era Fellowship (NEF) in redefining concepts of race and nationalism in South Africa in the mid-twentieth century and beyond. Read more about the event here.
Dr Gerard Hagg discusses the new State of the Nation book on SAFM. The book covers a diversity of perspectives that highlight the interrelationship and intersectionality between structural, economic, cultural and psychosocial dimensions of the South African social experience.