Monthly Briefing Number#11 reports on
the conference and release of the final research report of our inaugural eight
priority research projects, namely the research project on The Art, Science and Philosophy of South African Football.
Research Team for The Art, Science and Philosophy of South African Football.
We also provide a brief report on a Colloquium
to present the preliminary research findings of the MISTRA priority research
project entitled: The Concept and
Application of Transdisciplinarity. As well as two skaftien sessions on The History of South African Innovations and on Beyond the Imagination, a
brown-bag session on bio- and Nano technologies as a part of South Africa’s
We share a range of media articles on our
conference on The Art, Science and
Philosophy of South African Football, and an article on daunting challenges
faced by this year’s graduating class of matriculants.
We also pay tribute to the late Prof
Jakes Gerwel, described by MISTRA’s executive director as “an accomplished public servant, a
great intellectual and a wise counsellor”.
Prof Gerwel served a member of MISTRA’s Council of
Advisors on which he served as a Vice-Chairperson.
And we’re sad to announce that
MISTRA’s Directorate Operations, Barry Gilder will be leaving the full-time employ of
the Institut at the end of January 2013, but will continue to work with the
Institute on a contractual part-time basis.
To download PDF of MISTRA Monthly Briefing#11: MMB11.pdf