The Idea of Transformative Social Policy: Securing wellbeing in the African Context
Prof Jimi O. Adesina on how Social Policy is concerned with how society is structured to secure human wellbeing.
Ready or Not! Black Students' Experiences of South African Universities
"Ready or Not! Black Students' Experiences of South African Universities" is a short film by HSRC's Dr Alude Mahalai and the ESD team, offering a snapshot of students' structural and personal obstacles experienced in university.
School's Out project kicks off in earnest
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.
Book launch: THE CAPE RADICALS Intellectual and political thought of the New Era Fellowship, 1930s-1960s
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.