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  • The Political Economy of Developmental State-making in South Africa

    Posted on November 02, 2015

    Essentially, the research traces state-making processes over the past 100 years, and underline the primacy and centrality of both ideas and politics in shaping and conditioning the character of the modern state.

  • The Political Economy of Developmental State-making in South Africa

    Posted on November 02, 2015

    Essentially, the research traces state-making processes over the past 100 years, and underline the primacy and centrality of both ideas and politics in shaping and conditioning the character of the modern state.

  • UP and CIRAD dedicated to governance innovation

    Posted on November 02, 2015

    The University of Pretoria (UP) and the French Agricultural Research and International Cooperation organisation, working for the sustainable development in the South (CIRAD), have recently signed a five-year agreement establishing the Centre for the Study of Governance Innovation (GovInn) at UP...

  • The passing of Prof Jan Boeyens

    Posted on August 28, 2015

    It is with regret that we received the news of the passing of Prof Jan Boeyens, an Extraordinary Professor at the Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship. He passed away on Wednesday 26 August. He had recently returned from Indaba 8, a conference organized by the South African Crystallographic...

  • UP staff selected for ASSAf’s Committee on Scholarly Publishing in South Africa

    Posted on May 18, 2015

    The Academy of Science for South Africa (ASSAf) selected Emeritus Professor Andries van Aarde as a member of the Committee on Scholarly Publishing in South Africa (CSPiSA) for the period 2015 to 2017.

  • Digital Humanities mini-workshops

    Posted on April 02, 2015

    The Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship (CAS), is hosting two leading scholars working in the area of Digital Humanities at Trinity College, Dublin. Professor Poul Holm and Dr Charles Travis have done excellent work in the area of Digital Humanities, especially in training postgraduate...

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