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FaSRU researcher & PhD student, Lwando Scott, publishes article in Agenda
Monday, April 23, 2018 - 09:00

Congratulations Lwando!

Duda and Motala
The new Traditional Courts Bill: A CSSR Seminar with Thiyane Duda and Ayesha Motala
Monday, April 9, 2018 - 20:00

The TCB has a long and controversial history in Parliament, with previous versions widely criticised in public hearings and by civil society. This new TCB is an improved draft by the Department of Justice and Correctional Services, which incorporates some of the important concerns raised.

Illicit firearms and where to find them
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 10:00

The April 10 CSSR Seminar will be given by Guy Lamb, Director of Safety and Violence Initiative (SaVI) at the University of Cape Town.

2017 Annual Report
2017 Annual Report
Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 10:45

The 2017 joint Annual Report for the Centre for Social Science Research & The Institute for Democracy, Citizenship and Public Policy in Africa is now available online here.

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Dr. Hodes presents research at the symposium for Youth and Contemporary Notions of Sexuality in South Africa
Monday, March 19, 2018 - 09:30

Dr. Hodes presents emerging findings from the Mzantsi Wakho study.

Dr Susan Holland Muter
Navigating the good lesbian and the good mother discourses: Lesbian motherhood as a site of queer world making
Monday, March 5, 2018 - 11:15

Dr. Holland-Muter presented research based on a part of her doctoral study on Tuesday, 6 March 2018.

Dr Elona Toska presents at the 8th African Conference on Sexual and Reproductive Health
Monday, February 26, 2018 - 13:00

On February 14th, ASRU researcher Dr Elona Toska presented her research on factors linked to onwards HIV transmission risk at the 8th African Conference on Sexual and Reproductive Health.

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Recent Outreach by A/Prof Beatrice Conradie
Monday, February 26, 2018 - 12:45

Prof Beatrice Conradie, Director of the Sustainable Societies Unit, has been involved in various outreach programmes since November 2017

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Paediatric-Adolescent Treatment for Africa Workshop
Monday, February 26, 2018 - 12:15

The Mzantsi Wakho team, a project housed with the AIDS and Society Research Unit, held a workshop with Paediatric-Adolescent Treatment for Africa, on 22 - 24 January 2018.

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship: Political Parties in East and Southern Africa
Friday, November 24, 2017 - 11:30

The Institute for Democracy, Citizenship and Public Policy in Africa at UCT invites applications for up to three postdoctoral fellowships for suitably qualified individuals to conduct research on political parties in East and Southern Africa (excepting South Africa). The research forms part of a project examining the character, organization and activities of political parties, headed by Professor Jeremy Seekings, with initial funding from the University of Cape Town and other sources. 

Op-eds in The Conversation
Friday, August 11, 2017 - 15:15

Two CSSR researchers – Chris Saunders and Jeremy Seekings – have written recent pieces for the The Conversation, an online site for scholarly analysis of topical issues.

Cake and coffee with Ndangwa Noyoo at the Institute for Democracy, Citizenship and Public Policy in Africa
Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 12:30

Ndangwa’s interest is in scholarly work that can liberate Africans from chronic poverty, hunger and destitution, as well as work that challenges tyranny in Africa and spurs people to action against dictatorships and autocratic regimes. His two current projects are on indigenous social security systems in Southern and West Africa, and social welfare and social work in Southern Africa. Both projects will culminate in books.