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The Human and Social Dynamics Seminar Series

The Human and Social Dynamics Seminar Series
Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Innovation (STEMI) for African Liberation, Development and Structural Transformation


Dr Diran Soumonni, Wits Business School and  SARChi Research Associate, TUT

Prof. John Trimble, Fulbright Professor working with SARChI on Innovation & Industrial Engineering, TUT

Prof. Mammo Muchie, SARChI on Innovation, TUT, Senior Research Associate, TMDC, Oxford University& ASTU, Ethiopia (http://www.tmd-oxford.org/content/mammo-muchie)

Venues in Pretoria, Durban and Cape Town (Videoconferencing facilities)

Date: 7 May 2014
Time: 12H15 for 12h30  – 13H30

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All Africa Futures Forum’s Report and Video release

All Africa Futures Forum’s Report and Video release

Be on the lookout for the release of the All Africa Futures Forum’s proceedings report and videos in the coming month.

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TIPS Annual Forum 2015







TIPS Annual Forum 2015
Regional Industrialisation and Regional Integration

Trade & Industrial Policy Strategies (TIPS) in partnership with the University of the Witwatersrand, United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER) and the USAID Southern Africa Trade Hub Program, and in association with the Department of Trade and Industry, National Treasury and the Department of Performance Monitoring and Evaluation, will be hosting its annual Forum with the theme of Regional Industrialisation and Regional Integration.

The Forum is platform for researchers, policymakers and other stakeholders to present research and engage in dialogue on policy-relevant issues.


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Foresight For Development Roundtable








Foresight For Development Roundtable

Monday 23 March 2015
The Capital, 20 West Street, Morningside, Johannesburg, South Africa

To present and review ForesightForDevelopment.org (FFD) partnership project papers
To discuss key issues regarding foresight and Africa’s future based on issues & trends
To conceptualise and plan towards a Special Issue of foresight journal
To engage in strategic planning for SA Node’s regional focus and FFD expansion

FFD Programme
FFD RoundTable Participants Biographies
FFD Paper Abstracts

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Dr Ozcan Saritas Talk at Wits Tuesday 24 March

Dr Ozcan Saritas, a global energy expert from Manchester University, will give a talk at Wits University on 24th March 2015.

The title of the talk is: “The Geopolitics of Energy Futures: Implications and Lessons for Africa”.

Tuesday 24th March 2015 from 12:30 PM to 14:00 PM at the Wits Business School, Johannesburg.

Dr Ozcan Saritas will address global governance challenges, and key energy stakeholders with a special focus on Russia. He will also draw lessons for Africa and make particular links with South Africa where a “controversial” nuclear deal is on the way with Russia.


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2015 African Unity for Renaissance Conference and Africa Day Expo

2015 African Unity for Renaissance Conference and Africa Day Expo
Theme: 2015 and Beyond: Engaging Agenda 2063
Tshwane, 22-25 May, 2015

The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC), together with the following partners: Tshwane University of Technology (TUT), National Research Foundation (NRF), Thabo Mbeki African Leadership Institute (TMALI), Department of Science and Technology (DST), Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO), International Council for Science, Regional Office for Africa (ICSU), BrandSA, Kara Heritage Institute, The City of Tshwane and the University of Johannesburg, will hold its 5th Annual African Unity for Renaissance conference and Africa Day celebrations from 22nd to 25th May 2015 in Pretoria, South Africa. These series of conferences will continue and are open to partners from all the sixth regions of the Africana world. The African Unity for Renaissance conference and Africa Day have become flagship events of AISA and have over the years been important annual gathering of African scholars to explore and propose ideas for a peaceful and prosperous Africa.


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