Dr Gerard Hagg

DEPARTMENT: Democracy, Governance and Service Delivery (DGSD)
TELEPHONE: 012 302 2626
EMAIL: ghagg@hsrc.ac.za

Dr Gerard Hagg is a chief research specialist in the Democracy and Governance (D&G) research programme. He holds an MA in fine arts and a DLitt et Phil in development studies from the University of South Africa (2001). He specialises in arts and cultural diversity in relation to community development, community arts centres, traditional institutions of governance in relation to modern democracy and identity and cultural diversity in conflict resolution in Africa.

He was manager for the HSRC project Identity and cultural diversity in conflict resolution in Africa from 2006 to 2008, for which he co-edited the African Journal on Conflict Resolution, Vol. 7 (2). He is co-manager with Pennsylvania State University of an IDRC funded project in Somaliland, Ethiopia, Kenya and South Africa which focuses on the possible reconciliation of traditional and modern institutions of governance. He also was co-manager of the project Assessment of the visual arts sector in South Africa for the Department of Arts and Culture; and he is the managing editor of the HSRC publication State of the Nation . Currently he manages a project on the relationship between customary and contemporary common law for the Royal Bafokeng Nation, and the project Assessment of the Impact of the Decisions of the Constitutional Court and Supreme Court of Appeal on the transformation of society .

Recent

State of Youth in Gauteng

he purpose of the study is to conduct a desktop literature review and assessment of the state of youth in Gauteng to enable the Office of the Premier ....

Implementation of the Evaluation of the Integrated Justice System (IJS)

The study includes an analysis of challenges that the IJS has faced, and expects to face in its future execution of its mandate. This analysis will le....

Compiling a Publication on the Agenda 2063

As the development of the Agenda 2063 is a participatory process ??? as described above - DIRCO convened national consultations on Agenda 2063 with th....

Governance Index Implementation Plan

The HSRC seeks to develop a Good Governance Index for South Africa that would operate as a policy monitoring instrument and a tool for generating evid....

Assessment of the Impact of the Decisions of the Constitutional Court and the Supreme Court of Appeal

The overall aim of the research project is to assess the impact of the two highest courts, the Constitutional Court and the Supreme Court of Appeal on....

Comprehensive Regulatory Framework: Policies and Procedures for the Royal Bafokeng Nation (RBN)

The aim of the project is to create a comprehensive, integrated regulatory framework for every facet of the Bafokeng institutional environment through....