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Advisory Board

The role of the Advisory Board is to give critical advice to the Director and Dean on the direction, activities and management of the Institute. The Advisory Board must meet at least once per annum. The Board reports (through the Chair) to the University Research Committee, which in turn reports to the University Senate. The membership of the Board comprises:

  • The DVC, Research (chair)
  • The Dean or Deputy-Dean, Humanities Faculty
  • The Director of the Research Office, UCT
  • The Director of the Institute
  • Researchers external to the Institute, from UCT, other universities and NGOs in Cape Town
  • At least one representative from the Institute’s researchers and post-docs
  • At least one representative from the Institute’s PhD students
  • Others by invitation

The current Advisory Board includes the following researchers external to the Institute:

Assoc Prof John Akokpari
UCT Political Studies

Prof Robert Cameron
UCT Political Studies

Anyway Chingwete
Institute for Justice and Reconciliation

Prof Danwood Chirwa
UCT Department of Public Law
Assoc Prof Horman Chitonge
UCT African Studies

Dr. Colin Darch
former UCT African Studies librarian
 

Dr. Sean Gossel
UCT Graduate School of Business

Prof Alan Hirsch
Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance

Dr. Mundia Kabinga
UCT Graduate School of Business

Prof Evance Kalula
retired, UCT Law and International Academic Programmes Office

Vanja Karth
UCT Democratic Governance and Rights Unit, Law

Busi Khangala
UCT African Studies Librarian
 
Prof Edwin Muchapondwa
UCT School of Economics

Prof Tim Murithi
Institute for Justice and Reconciliation

Prof Ndangwa Noyoo
UCT Social Development

Prof Lungisile Ntsebeza 
UCT African Studies

Prof Francis Nyamnjoh
UCT Anthropology

Chris Oxtoby
UCT Democratic Governance and Rights Unit, Law

Prof Brian Raftopoulos
U. of the Western Cape Centre for Humanities Research
Prof Maano Ramutsindela
UCT Environmental and Geographic Science

Prof Roger Southall
Wits Department of Sociology

Dr Antonio Tomas
UCT African Centre for Cities

Prof Herman Wasserman
UCT Film and Media Studies