Capturing the real state of the nation at a societal level Ben Roberts
The HSRC’s South African Social Attitude Survey (SASAS) is the premier public participation (Amazwi abantu) instrument. It is vital that these perceptions are heard and acted on. Watch the interview by AfricaScope SA with Dr Ben Roberts of the HSRC’s SASAS team. Looking at four of the five top problems identified by the public, the… View Article

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New book Africa–Europe Cooperation and Digital Transformation features HSRC researcher

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24 Nov 2022
Human Sciences Research Council HSRC to host a webinar on violence and the collective agency of young people in the Global South Pretoria, Tuesday 15 November 2022 –Physical, symbolic and structural types of violence are embedded in the lives of…
Human Sciences Research Council HSRC to host a community engagement gathering to mark the beginning of the Wentworth Social History Project Pretoria, Wednesday 23 November 2022 –The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) invites members of…

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