2019 Annual Report
The Institute's 2019 Annual Report is now available.
Gains and gaps: Perceptions and experiences of gender in Africa
Despite widespread popular support for gender equality, African women are still disadvantaged by persistent gender gaps in education, employment, control over key assets, and access to technology, a new analysis from Afrobarometer shows.
New book: The Politics of Social Protection in Eastern and Southern Africa
Sam Hickey & Tom Lavers (University of Manchester), Miguel Niño-Zarazúa (UNU-WIDER) and Jeremy Seekings (University of Cape Town) have edited this book, published by Oxford University Press.
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.
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. Email idcppa@uct.ac.za to join our mailing list.
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Sunday, 27 September 2020
Monitoring African Accords

Dr Michael Aeby gave the October 8th Institute seminar on Monitoring African Accords: Implementation Monitoring in Zimbabwe’s GPA and the APSA.

Publication Date:
Thu, 24 Oct 2019 - 21:30
Book launch & seminar: Social Policy in Post-Apartheid South Africa

On September 10th, Associate Professor Ndangwa Noyoo discussed his forthcoming book on current social policy in post-apartheid South Africa and an alternative social policy agenda to create a new development pathway for the country.

Publication Date:
Thu, 19 Sep 2019 - 14:00
Inclusive Dualism- Labour-Intensive Development, Decent Work, and Surplus Labour in Southern Africa

Professors Nicoli Nattrass and Jeremy Seekings gave our August 20th seminar on their new book: Inclusive Dualism- Labour-Intensive Development, Decent Work, and Surplus Labour in Southern Africa.

Publication Date:
Mon, 26 Aug 2019 - 11:30
The Political Struggle for ‘the people’: Populist Discourse in the 2019 South African Elections

Dr Robert Nyenhuis gave our August 6 seminar titled "The political struggle for ‘the people’: Populist discourse in the 2019 South African elections".

Publication Date:
Mon, 19 Aug 2019 - 10:30