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Book launch
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…
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…
11 OCT

BRICS in  Africa  –  Promoting Development? BOOK LAUNCH

Date: 11 October 2023Time: 18:00 for 18:30 Exclusive Books Waterfront Discussants: Derek Davids, Jaya Josie and Kirsh Chetty RSVP: as soon as possible as space is limited Dr Yul Derek Davids is a Research Director in the HSRC’s Developmental, Capable & Ethical State…
05 AUG

Universities, Society and Development

Book launch
Sol Plaatje University Multi-Purpose Hall, 40 Reservoir Road, New Park, Kimberley, Northern Cape, SA Universities, Society and Development TO RSVP FOR THE EVENT PLEASE CONTACT: Ms Mahlatse Mpya ( or Ms Mmatselane Maja ( or register via Zoom