UP academic's latest book reviewed in the Financial Times
Posted on April 06, 2017
Professor Lorenzo Fioramonti's latest book titled The world after GDP: economics, politics and international relations in the post-growth era, has been reviewed in a full-page article in the Financial Times.
Mama Mudu’s Children
Posted on March 24, 2017
The Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship (CAS) and the Ubuntu Project cordially invite you to a performance by UP students of the drama, Mama Mudu’s Children. This play on ubuntu is written and directed by Masitha Hoeane and supported by UP Arts.
Scientists from around Africa gather to develop leadership capacity in the third round of the ASLP
Posted on March 14, 2017
Twenty-two outstanding scientists from all major regions of Africa will participate in the third round of the Africa Science Leadership Programme (ASLP). The scientists represent basic and applied sciences, and span a wide variety of disciplines including the social sciences and humanities.
UP academic discusses politics of developmental state-making in post-apartheid SA in new book
Posted on March 06, 2017
Dr Sihle Moon, a Research Fellow at the Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship and Lecturer in Developmental studies at the University of Pretoria, recently published a book titled Political economy of state-making in post-apartheid South Africa.
Prof James Ogude appointed as Director: Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship
Posted on January 17, 2017
The University is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor James Ogude as the new Director of the Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship (CAS) with effect from 1 January 2017.
Op-Ed: Why Europe's 'fortress' approach to the migration crisis won't work
Posted on November 25, 2016
Dr Chris Nshimbi, Research Fellow and Deputy Director of the Centre for the Study of Governance Innovation at the University of Pretoria and a colleague from the University of Zululand writes about why Europe's 'fortress' approach to the current migration crisis won't work, in an article that...
Prof Frans Swanepoel recognised during the 5th African Higher Education Week
Posted on November 11, 2016
Prof Frans Swanepoel, recently appointed as Professor: Future Africa at the Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship, was recognised for his significant contributions to capacity development in support of agricultural transformation and development in Africa during the 5th African Higher...
Future Africa holds a scoping meeting for its first Ideas Lab at UP
Posted on November 07, 2016
The Ideas Lab workshops will be a core part of the Future Africa initiative's aim to develop interdisciplinary research teams and networks between UP researchers and researchers in Africa and beyond. The first 'scoping' meeting was held at the University in October, focusing on African...