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Monday 19 September | 2016

The Annual Report of the Mapungubwe Institute for 2015/6.

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Friday 20 May | 2016

Mapungubwe Institute (MISTRA), Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS), Global Progressive Forum (GPF) and Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) African Millennial Dialogue Research Report on a study to better understand the political attitudes of young people, aged between 15 – 35 years in South Africa.

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Tuesday 13 October | 2015

"Will the guns ever fall silent in the Middle East? Prospects for peace, democracy and development" by Rami Khouri.

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Monday 21 September | 2015

The Annual Report of the Mapungubwe Institute for 2014/5

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Tuesday 28 July | 2015

With China poised to become a major global power in the 21st century, it is fitting to examine the factors which have contributed to the rise, once again, of this multifaceted country and notable civilisation. This publication is the culmination of research undertaken by MISTRA, which set out to investigate the multifaceted factors that accompanied and influenced the evolution of Chinese society over the centuries.

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Thursday 30 October | 2014

Voting Trends Twenty Years Into Democracy: Analysis of South Africa's National and Provincial Elections. In this study the Mapungubwe Institute (MISTRA) seeks to develop a deeper understanding of the outcome of South Africa’s 2014 national and provincial elections.

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Wednesday 29 October | 2014

The Annual Report for the Mapungubwe Institute for the period 2013-4.

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Thursday 14 August | 2014

Nation Formation and Social Cohesion: An Enquiry into the Hopes and Aspirations of South Africans examines different interpretations and meanings that diverse social actors attach to the calls and prospects for nation formation and social cohesion.

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Tuesday 1 July | 2014

MISTRA, in partnership with the South African Reserve Bank (SARB), the Department of Science and Technology (DST) and SASOL, hosted a Blue Economy Roundtable with Prof Gunter Pauli. This was a second such gathering, following on the presentation shared by Prof Pauli in May 2013. Prof Pauli reflected on some of the cases he has worked on in South Africa, including a presentation of two case studies.

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Friday 29 November | 2013

Essays on the Evolution of the Post-Apartheid State: Legacies, Reforms and Prospects investigates the evolution of the South African state. It explores the impact on transformation of the State inherited in 1994 as well as the transformative efforts undertaken by the State since 1994.

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Tuesday 12 November | 2013

Patronage Politics Divides Us: A Study of Poverty, Patronage and Inequality in South Africa explores patronage politics and how it contributes to some of the problems bedeviling local government politics, and how poverty and inequality relate to political patronage.

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Friday 27 September | 2013

Annual Report for the period 2010-11 for the Mapungubwe Institute for Strategic Reflection .Annual Report for the period 2010-11 for the Mapungubwe Institute for Strategic Reflection (MISTRA)

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Friday 27 September | 2013

Annual Report for the period 2010-11 for the Mapungubwe Institute for Strategic Reflection (MISTRA)

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Friday 30 August | 2013

South Africa and the Global Hydrogen Economy: The Strategic Role of Platinum Group Metals highlights the global significance of platinum group metals (PGM) and explores the strategic opportunities that arise out of South Africa’s endowment of these strategic resources.

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Wednesday 26 June | 2013

The Concept and Application of Transdisciplinarity in Intellectual Discourse and Research addresses transdisciplinarity as an innovative mechanism to engage knowledge production as a means of fostering a more inclusive society.

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Saturday 25 May | 2013

In this research study, Mapungubwe Reconsidered, MISTRA seeks to contribute to the body of knowledge about Mapungubwe, straddling such issues as the relationships between humans and the environment, management of mineral endowments and the form and impact of southern Africa’s global intercourse in this historical period. Beyond these issues are profound social constructs about state legitimacy, quality of leadership, social stratification, gender relations and the consequences of material self-gratification.

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Thursday 29 November | 2012

The Art, Philosophy And Science Of Football In South Africa explores why South African football evinces so much promise, and yet in relation to many of our peers in Africa and further afield, at both club and national level, we flatter to deceive?

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MISTRA Archives

Mr Ndletyana comments . . .

Mr Ndletyana writes on SA Sovereignty following the Gupta-Zuma Affair and Mr Sekibakiba Peter Lekgoathi expresses his views on the relevance of chieftainship

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Encouraging debate to . . .

Mahmood Mamdani – man on a mission to find answers to worldwide political and social challenges, writes Janet Smith.

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