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24 JUL

IAS 2024 Conference

Date: Wednesday, July 24, 2024 Time: 18:00 – 19:30 Registration link The IAS 2024 conference will convene thousands of people living with, affected by and working on HIV to share knowledge, best practices and lessons learnt from the HIV response over the past 40 years, as well as from the…
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…
08 MAY

How to fund democracy

Date: 08 May 2024 Time: 10:00 – 12:00 Venue: Radison Red, Rosebank, JHB Registration link –
23 MAY

Book launch: Poetic Inquiry for the Human and Social Sciences: Voices from the South and North

An enriching discussion that promises to deepen your appreciation of poetic inquiry within scholarly research
The HSRC Press is delighted to invite you to the hybrid launch of Poetic Inquiry for the Human and Social Sciences: Voices from the South and North.  This publication introduces new voices, insights, and approaches to poetic inquiry and integrates contributions from both the Global South and…
30 APR


Revolutionising access to social housing data and analysis for positive change
The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) and the University of the Free State (UFS), together with our key partners – the Social Housing Regulatory Authority (SHRA), the National Association of Social Housing Organisations, Ndifuna Ukwazi, and Development Action Group – invite you to join the…
27 MAR

ETDP SETA workshop: Upskilling the Non-Profit Organisation (NPO) sector

How can we equip the NPO sector with resilient skills for a post-COVID-19 and tech-driven world?
Non-profit organisations (NPOs) were at the coalface of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, providing support to vulnerable households. The effect on the sector was profound with increased demand for services together with declining income, staff losses arising from layoffs and almost no relief…