Colloquium: "The Poetics and Politics of Extraction and the Environment", 28-31 May 2019
Posted on May 30, 2019
The Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship at the University of Pretoria and the Consortium for Humanities Centres and Institutes (CHCI) based at the University of Wisconsin are co-sponsoring a colloquium, which aims to bring together researchers working in the broad area of environmental...
#Elections2019 CAS Seminar: Who or What Will Influence The Outcomes of #Elections2019?
Posted on April 23, 2019
On Tuesday 16 April 2019, the Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship was honoured to host an #Elections2019 seminar on: “What and who may have the greatest impact on the 2019 South African Elections?”.
"Ubuntu and the Everyday" third book published in Ubuntu project
Posted on March 18, 2019
The Centre for the Advancement of scholarship is pleased to announce the publication of the third book on the meaning and value of Ubuntu in human and social in Africa. The book was completed in 2018 and published in 2019.
Appointment of Prof Maluleke as the Deputy Director of the CAS
Posted on March 12, 2019
The Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship is pleased to announce that Professor Tinyiko Maluleke, a Senior Research Fellow at the CAS, has been appointed as the Deputy Director of our Centre with effect from 01 March 2019 for a period of two years.
Professor Robin Crewe inducted into the Hassan II Academy of Science and Technology
Posted on March 12, 2019
Professor Robin Crewe of South Africa was recently honoured by being inducted into the Hassan II Academy of Science and Technology of Morocco as a foreign associate member.
INTERVIEW: Plan S is a grand plan, but the devil is in the detail: Robin Crewe on Open Access in South Africa
Posted on February 15, 2019
The Europe-led ‘Plan S’ initiative for Open Access scientific publishing has been warmly received in South Africa, with the National Research Foundation expressing ‘in principle’ support. Yet South Africa already has compliant local solutions embedded within the research...
Key African players in digital finance take centre stage at international UP colloquium
Posted on November 30, 2018
Former Minister of Finance Trevor Manuel was the keynote speaker at a colloquium on African innovation in digital finance recently held at the University of Pretoria.
Prof Frans Swanepoel to chair Canadian development research advisory council for Africa
Posted on November 21, 2018
Prof Frans Swanepoel, Fellow at UP’s Centre for Advancement of Scholarship and Director for International Strategic Partnerships, has been appointed Chairperson of the Council of Advisors (CoA) of the Science Granting Councils Initiative (SGCI) in sub-Saharan Africa.