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State Capacity for Development

11 May 2010
11:00 - 14:00

Date :

11 May 2010

Time :

11:00 – 14:00

Speaker :

Prof Atul Kohli, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University, USA.


Atul Kohli is the David KE Bruce Professor of International Affairs and Professor of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University. His Principal research interests are in the areas of comparative political economy with a focus on the developing countries. He is the author of the book entitled State-Directed Development: Political Power and Industrialization in the Global Periphery (winner of the Charles Levine Award, 2005, of the International Political Science Association). He is the Chief Editor of World Politics and is currently a Vice President of the American Political Science Association.

Discussant: Mr Alan Hirsch, Acting Head, Policy Coordination and Advisory Service, The Presidency
Dr Bongani Ngqulunga, Head, Special Projects, Private office of the President

Moderator: Dr Omano Edigheji, Centre for Africa’s Social Progress, HSRC

The presentation is now available for downloading


Pretoria: Forum 310, HSRC Building, 134 Pretorius Street, Pretoria