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    MISTRA Monthly Briefing 31

    Date published:23 April  2015
    Article category: Media

    ​MISTRA's Monthly Briefing Issue #31

    In Monthly Briefing #31 we report on:
    • An upcoming MISTRA occasional lecture on Indian National Congress and ANC – Shared
    Experiences as Freedom Movements and the Challenges of Governing Pluralistic Democracies by Mr Anand Sharma.
    • A gathering of progressive think tanks meeting to discuss climate change attended by Radhika Perrot at the French National Assembly/Assemblée Nationale in Paris.
    • A Dialogue on Chinese and African Historical Processes and Civilisations hosted by MISTRA and the Institute of African Studies at Zhjiang Normal University in Jinhua, China.
    • MISTRA researcher, David Maimela’s, participation in a Conference on Radical Democracy in South Africa: Lessons from the Middle East North Africa (MENA) Uprising.
    • A MISTRA Skaftin on The Dialectics of Autonomy and Opening: The Beginning and Ending of China’s 20th Century by Professor Wang Hui.
    • A range of media articles and interviews, including Cecil Rhodes Quite Simply had to go, Whither to Black Intellectuals?, Intellectuals’ role in a democratic state, and Zuma just doesn’t want to pay by Mcebisi Ndletyana; Xolelwa Kashe Katiya, MISTRA's Head of Consultancy Services, speaking on the #Rhodesmustfall debate; Nuke collusion in the bud by Velaphi Msimang and a radio interview with Joel Netshitenzhe on The role of intellectuals.
    • The appointment of new staff who have joined the MISTRA team: Ngaka Mosiane as Researcher in the Faculty of Humanity; Patience Salane as Intern in the Faculty of Political Economy; Mmabatho Sebotsa as Intern in the Faculty of Humanity; Pearl Sesoko as Intern in Directorate Operations; and Danielle Bowler as a part-time researcher.


    Download a PDF of MISTRA Monthly Briefing#31: MMB 31.pdfMMB 31.pdf

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