|TOWARDS AGENDA 2063: A PAN-AFRICAN RENAISSANCE IN THE NEXT 50 YEARS?|
Paper presented by MISTRA Executive Director, Joel Netshitenzhe, to the Pan-African Parliament on 9th May 2013, and published in The Thinker magazine (May 2013).
|South Africa’s context has changed, we need a new pact to go foward|
“If you’ve not heard of the Mapungubwe Institute for Strategic Reflection, or have not managed to attend one of its events, you’re simply denying your mind a great watering opportunity”- Fumani Mthembi
|Lecture by Dr F Fukuyama: The end of the end of history: the lessons of the global economic crisis|
Dr Fukuyama’s lecture will be hosted by MISTRA in partnership with the Graduate School of Development Policy and Practice (GSDPP) of the University of Cape. This Lecture will cover the main themes in his book: The End of History and the Last Man (1992) and will incorporate lessons learnt from the global economic crisis.
|Launch of Mapungubwe Reconsidered:Exploring beyond the Rise and Decline of the Mapungubwe|
The Mapungubwe Institute (MISTRA) is pleased to announce the completion of its two-year research project on the rise and decline of the Mapungubwe civilisation. And the release of the integrated Mapungubwe Research Report, entitled: "Mapungubwe Reconsidered: Exploring beyond the Rise and Decline of the Mapungubwe State".
|MISTRA Monthly Briefing# 13|
In issue Number#13 we have great pleasure in announcing an upcoming strategic reflection: A lecture by Dr Francis Fukuyama entitled: “The end of the end of history: the lessons of the global economic crisis” to be convened in Johannesburg in partnership with the Graduate School of Development Policy and Practice (GSDPP) at the University of Cape Town, on 10th May 2013.
We report on Y Abba Omar, MISTRA’s Director Operations’ appointment to the board of the Institute of International Management Practice (IIMP) in Cambridge, UK. And we report on a recent roundtable “Do the opportunities offered by space exploration justify the investment?” convened in partnership with the University of Johannesburg, at which we hosted Dr Greg Olsen, the third person to privately embark on a journey to outer space.
|“Beyond Nuremberg: The Historical Significance of the Post-Apartheid Transition in South Africa”|
MISTRA Annual Lecture 2013: Beyond Nuremberg: The Historical Significance of the Post-Apartheid Transition in South Africa by Prof Mahmood Mamdani, Professor and Director, Makerere Institute of Social Research,
Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda