Afrobarometer director wins Distinguished Africanist Award
Prof. E. Gyimah-Boadi, co-founder and executive director of Afrobarometer, has won the 2018 Distinguished Africanist Award for his outstanding scholarship and service to the Africanist community.
African Politics & Society Working Group
Join our seminar series for postgraduate students with current research to share with a group of peers. Contact Hangala Siachiwena (hangala101@gmail.com) or Matthias Krönke (m.w.kroenke@live.com)
IDCPPA working paper incentive programme
Postgraduate students working on topics related to democracy, citizenship and public policy in Africa may submit papers of between 8,000 and 15,000 words for publication in the IDA's Working Paper series.
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End of year closing
The IDCPPA will be closed from December 14, reopening on Monday January 14, 2019. Enjoy the festive season.
Institute seminars
The Institute holds seminars as part of the Centre for Social Science Research's monthly seminar series. See the events calendar or join our mailing list for details on upcoming talks.
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Thursday, 24 January 2019
Book launch: Improving learning outcomes in South African education

A discussion was held to mark the launch of The Politics and Governance of Basic Education: A Tale of Two South African Provinces (OUP, 2018) by Brian Levy, Robert Cameron, Vinothan Naidoo and Ursula Hoadley.

Publication Date:
Wed, 05 Dec 2018 - 06:00
Bounded Autonomy: An assessment of Zimbabwe’s courts and electoral commission
Matthias Kronke, member of the Judiciaries in Africa and Political Parties in Africa projects housed at the IDCPPA, gave the October 9th CSSR/IDCPPA seminar.
Publication Date:
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 - 11:45
Zimbabwe 2018 Elections: A postmortem conversation

IDCPPA member and DGRU affiliate Matthias Kronke participated in a conversation on the results of the recent election in Zimbabwe on Friday 28 September in the Oliver Tambo Moot Court in the Kramer Building.

Publication Date:
Mon, 01 Oct 2018 - 10:30
Transitioning toward Gender Justice: A Trend Analysis of 13 African Cases

Maxine Rubin, researcher at the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation in Cape Town, gave our August 28th seminar on her research on transitional justice and gender violence.

Publication Date:
Tue, 28 Aug 2018 - 14:45