Research outputs

Access is provided to research outputs generated by HSRC researchers since 2000. All research outputs are provided free of charge to the public, with the exception of confidential reports. Where possible the full-text is provided for immediate download. If you are interested in obtaining a copy of an output which is not immediately available for download, please contact the Digital Curation Team at

HSRC Repository

The HSRC Institutional Repository is an important tool that the HSRC utilises to preserve and disseminate its documents. Different types of publications including scholarly research outputs are collected, preserved and distributed in a digital format.

Research data

The HSRC Research Data Service provides a digital repository of the HSRC's research data in support of evidence-based human and social development.


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2015 Science and technology diplomacy and South Africa's foreign policy

The second volume of the South African Foreign Policy Review traces the continuities and changes of South Africa's foreign policy since 199...

2015 The 'born free' generation and heritage tourism

Following the end of the apartheid system, the new democratic government declared a number of sites 'places of historic or cultural importan...

2015 Disrupting the interruptions: re-considering Ubuntu, reconciliation and rehumanization

Human beings are potentially active, conscious agents capable of knowing and transforming their worlds. Although the end of colonialism and ...

2015 Nelson Mandela, Robben Island and the imagination of a new South Africa

This article is concentrating on Mandela and seek to show how, through his participation in debate and study, he evolved a particular approa...