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12 AUG

INVITATION: University Roadshow Stakeholder Engagement

University Roadshow Research Day The HSRC cordially invites you to the University Roadshow Research Day at the School of Public Health, Lecture Theatres 1 A and B, University of the Western Cape, Bellville Main Campus on 12 August 2024 at 09:30. Hosted by the HSRC, this event aims to foster…
05 AUG

Public seminar: Housing and Economic Development in the SADC Region

The role of small-scale rental accommodation
The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) and the University of the Free State (UFS) invite you to join a public seminar on housing and urban economic development in Southern Africa, specifically focusing on the role of the small-scale rental sector. A growing proportion of urban dwellers in the…
01 AUG

Book Launch | Voices of Liberation: Samora Machel

Join the authors Colin Darch and Carmeliza Soares da Costa Rosário in discussion about Samora Machel, the leader and liberator, in Southern Africa.
The HSRC Press cordially invites you to the launch of Voices of Liberation: Samora Machel. Samora Machel was born in rural Mozambique in 1933 under Portuguese colonial rule. He trained as a nurse but abandoned this career to join the fledgling liberation movement Frelimo. He rose through the ranks…
31 JUL

Book launch: Gendered and Sexual Lives of African Youth

With Floretta Boonzaier and Simone Peters
Gendered and Sexual Lives of South African Youth: Young People’s Stories of Identity speaks to a gap in current work on South African youth – namely, the lack of a sustained gendered analysis of young people’s lives in the post-apartheid context. This lack has meant that opportunities to…
11 JUL

UNESCO webinar on Scientific Freedom and the Safety of Scientists

On 11 July, the HSRC will participate in a webinar in response to the UNESCO Call to Action on the Freedom and Safety of Scientists. The webinar will raise awareness of the safety-related challenges and threats that scientists face.  The webinar will also provide a platform to discuss…
13 JUN

Book Launch: Transformative Leadership

Transformative leadership in African contexts: Strategies for change
Please join us for a hybrid event with an opening address by Prof Sharlene Swartz (Human Sciences Research Council, University of Cape Town), a panel discussion led by Dr Rekgotsofetse Chikane (University of Witwatersrand) and featuring a number of authors who have contributed to the book, including…
05 JUN

The 8th SA TB Conference 2024 Symposium hosted by the HSRC

Understanding TB in South Africa: Knowledge, prevention, screening and therapeutic thresholds
Tuberculosis (TB) is the leading cause of death from a single infectious agent worldwide, and in South Africa, TB remains the leading cause of morbidity and mortality, with an estimated 280000 new cases and 54000 TB deaths in 2022. According to WHO, about 40% of the incident cases in 2020 were…