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BOOK LAUNCH | State of the Nation: Quality of Life and Wellbeing

14 May 2024
15:30 - 18:30

The HSRC invites you to attend the upcoming book launch of State of the Nation: Quality of Life and Wellbeing, which is scheduled to take place on 14 May 2024 in Pretoria.

Celebrating its 20th year of existence, this HSRC flagship publication serves as an invaluable, independent scholarly resource offering insights into the current state of South Africa.

The theme of the 2024 edition, “Quality of Life and Wellbeing,” underscores our commitment to understanding and addressing critical societal issues.

Edited by Professors Vasu Reddy, Narnia Bohler-Muller, Zitha Mokomane, and Crain Soudien, this edition builds upon the preceding editions, focusing on HSRC priorities of poverty and inequality in novel and relevant ways.

At the launch, experts and authors will hold an interactive session and panel discussion, and we look forward to your participation, which will help to enrich the conversations.

Kindly see the logistics below:

Date: Tuesday, 14 May 2024

Time:  15:30 to 18:30

Venue: Ruby Auditorium, CSIR Convention Centre, Meiring Naude Road, Brummeria, Pretoria

Register to attend:

Contact: For more information, please contact Catherine Maidi at

To read the PRESS RELEASE please click HERE