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Public Seminar on Zimbabwe's Future
Fri, 26 Jan 2018 - 16:15

Join us from 4-6pm on 6 February for our first free public talks of the year: Professor Carlos Lopes in conversation with Professor Brian Raftopolous on the timely topic "The New Zimbabwe: What Comes Next?" Please RSVP to wendy.hendricks@uct.ac.za for catering purposes, as light snacks will be served.

Apply for the Action for Equity Award
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 - 09:30

In association with LSE Inequalities Institute, we encourage civic organisations to apply for the Action for Equity Award - an exciting new prize which recognises work being done to combat inequality in South Africa.

International Job Opportunities
Mon, 08 Jan 2018 - 10:45

The Nordic Africa Institute is a centre for research, knowledge, policy advice and information on Africa based in Uppsala, Sweden. They are advertising several positions for African researchers, which we encourage those interested in development to consider.

Professor Carlos Lopes named among top 100 influential Africans
Wed, 03 Jan 2018 - 15:45

GSDPP success is 2017 was rounded off fittingly by Professor Carlos Lopes' listing among Africa's 100 'most influential' by francophone newspaper, Financial Afrik.

Digital Archive Resource for Activist Research
Wed, 03 Jan 2018 - 11:15

The African Activist Archive Project is an online archive of almost 10,000 documents, images, and audio and video files managed by the African Studies Center at the Michigan State University.


GSDPP gains new lecturer under prestigous nGAP endowment
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 - 16:15

Musa Nxele has joined the GSDPP faculty as a Lecturer, after the School was awarded prestigious funding as part of the New Generation of Academics programme by the DHET.


Take a look at our Alumni Survey Results
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 - 10:15

Our Alumni survey results were overwhelmingly positive. Take a look here!

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Opportunity
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 - 10:30

The Institute for Democracy, Citizenship and Public Policy in Africa at UCT invites applications for up to three postdoctoral fellowships to conduct research on political parties in East and Southern Africa (excepting South Africa).

Professor Alan Hirsch on ISS Panel
Wed, 01 Nov 2017 - 16:30

GSDPP Director Professor Alan Hirsch will form part of a panel hosted by the institute for Security Studies on 9 November 2017, discussing how development aid can reduce poverty in Africa.

MPhil students release working papers
Wed, 01 Nov 2017 - 14:30

Three of our Master's students have released working papers based on the research conducted as part of their final dissertation.

Public Talk by Award-Winning Investigative Journalist Charles Lewis
Mon, 30 Oct 2017 - 12:45

GSDPP are hosting a public lecture by award-winning investigative journalist Charles Lewis on 13 November 2017. RSVP here.


GSDPP Alumnus Publishes Leadership Book
Tue, 24 Oct 2017 - 11:15

GSDPP Alumnus Linda Grootboom's first book - Virtuosic Leadership: How to Effectively Connect with People for Corporate and Stakeholder Value Maximisation - has just been published.