Research data

The HSRC Research Data Service provides a digital repository facility for the HSRC's research data in support of evidence based human and social development in South Africa and the broader region. Access to data is dependent on ethical requirements for protecting research participants, as well as on legal agreements with the owners, funders or in the case of data owned by the HSRC, the requirements of the depositors of the data. We facilitate data use by preparing comprehensive metadata and disseminating data and related documents to appropriate target audiences. Data sharing is subject to an End User License agreement. Data sets from the following projects have been curated and are available for use:

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Research data: HISTORY

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2018 New accents on the social: thinking on South Africa's history at UWC

Professor Crain Soudien's new review essay 'New Accents on the Social: Thinking on South Africa's history at UWC' tackles the question of th...

2018 On history and mythmaking in South Africa: the decolonial quest for truth(s) and relevance

In responding to Ngugi wa Thiong'o's decolonial call for 'a quest for relevance', this essay deals with the issue of removal of colonial and...

2018 Putting the T in LGBT: trans and gender-diverse (in)visibility and activism in South Africa

The aim of the chapter is to engage with historic and contemporary forms of trans resistance and activism and to understand the ways in whic...