Continuing a debate: the challenges of organising an academic conference in a divided society

SOURCE: HSRC Review
OUTPUT TYPE: Journal Article
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2007
TITLE AUTHOR(S): C.Benit-Gbaffou, A.Mabin, A.W.Segatti
KEYWORDS: ACADEMIC FREEDOM, POST APARTHEID SOUTH AFRICA, TRANSFORMATION
Intranet: HSRC Library: shelf number 4594

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Abstract

Two important points were raised at the conclusion of the HSRC-IFAS-CUBES conference: the status of intellectual and academic debates and their legitimacy in a society with a dire need for practical solutions and immediate responses and questions about transformation and affirmative action practices within academia.