Dr Sylvester Maphosa

DEPARTMENT: African Institute of South Africa (AISA)
TELEPHONE: +27 (0)12 316 9784
EMAIL: smaphosa@hsrc.ac.za
Recent

Disrupting cycles of violence in Africa: unlocking complex dimensions of human security

Disrupting the matrix of domination that feeds systemic inequality and poverty in violence ridden societies unlocks complex dimensions of human securi....

Education for peace and social cohesion in a multicultural society: observations from Kunene region, Namibia

This chapter looks at Namibia, a multicultural democracy that hardly ever makes the news in relation to intercultural conflict. Since independence, t....

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Norm revisionists, not norm breakers: the emerging multipolar landscape of peace operations

In the past two decades, the ability of African countries to contribute assets to peace operations has increased to a remarkable degree. Undeniably, t....

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 apartheid ....

Partnerships in peace operations: emerging and promising future orientations of peace support operations in Africa

In recent years, the African Union (AU) and affected communities have collaborated to eliminate the challenges faced due to armed conflicts. These cha....

Peace education for violence prevention in fragile African societies: what's going to make a difference?

Though conflicts among (African) nations diminished at the end of the last millennium, the need for peace remains a perennial concern for African citi....

Innovation in conducting writing retreats for academic staff in higher education

How do researchers and administrators in higher education plan and carry out writing retreats for academic staff? This paper presents a distinctive ap....