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May 20, 2019

Ecoutez | L’Afrique du Sud en transition au moment où son ancien président Jacob Zuma comparaît

Research Associate Thomas Lesaffre spoke to Radio Television Suisse (RTS) about former president Zuma and French arms company Thales going on trial for corruption. L'ancien président sud-africain comparaît aujourd'hui devant...
May 17, 2019 in HR Policies, News

Vacancy | Project Coordinator

PARI is looking for an experienced Project Coordinator to provide coordination and support to the research teams so that projects are implemented efficiently and effectively. He/she should provide all the... Read More
May 13, 2019 in Multi-media, News

Ecoutez | Les 25 ans de la fin du régime d’apartheid en Afrique du Sud

In the midst of national and provincial elections, research fellow Thomas Lesaffre talks to Radio Television Suisse (RTS) about the state of South Africa 25 years after the end of... Read More
May 7, 2019 in HR Policies, News

SHAC (Wits) reconfirms Policies and Procedures against Gender-Based Harm

Wits University is experiencing a significant pushback against its victim-centered policies and procedures for dealing with gender-based harm (GBH). Against this backdrop, the members of the Wits Sexual Harassment Advisory... Read More
May 6, 2019 in News, Seminars

Is Leisure Innocent?: Reflections from Golf Courses

Senior Researcher Dr Federica Duca participates in the Wiser/UMichigan Mellon collaborative seminar titled Spatial Typologies and the Built Environment: Navigating African Urban Landscapes. Dr Duca will talk on Monday, 6... Read More
April 30, 2019 in News

Ecoutez | Les stigmates de l’apartheid encore présents 25 ans après les premières élections multiraciales

Research fellow Thomas Lesaffre speaks to 'Forum' on Schweitzer Radio und Fernsehen [Swiss Radio and TV] on Freedom Day, 25 years after the first democratic elections in South Africa: C’était... Read More
April 28, 2019 in Cartoons, Featured, News, Newsletter

This month’s cartoon

2019 View Larger Organisational and Institutional Studies PARI launched a new Masters degree to the Organisational and Institutional Studies academic programme at Wits University. For 2019, PARI has accepted 8... Read More
April 16, 2019 in Featured, News, OIS

Meet the Students | OIS

The Organisational and Institutional Studies academic programme at Wits University has gotten off to a strong start in the first semester of 2019. After last year's pilot Honours programme, the... Read More
April 12, 2019 in Conferences, News

Federica Duca on Wealth Inequality

The Southern Centre for Inequality Studies recently held a symposium on understanding inequality in the global South. The pre-conference event on 9 April 2019 featured a presentation by Dr Federica... Read More
April 11, 2019 in HR Policies, News

HR | New Sexual Harassment Policy

2019 has been a year of change for PARI as researchers and management alike called for transparency and good governance within the organisation, in keeping with the values underpinning the... Read More
April 1, 2019 in Events, News

The Youth Reflect Society’s Mood, says Mosa Phadi

Lelethu Tonisi’s write up in the Daily Maverick (1 April, Young South Africans are politically engaged, but can’t see how the system works for them, studies find) quotes Dr Phadi’s assessment…

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March 25, 2019 in News, Seminars

Seminar | Elections in Africa

On Wednesday, 27 March, PARI fellow Thokozani Chilenga-Butao moderates a roundtable discussion unpacking the nature of elections, focusing on the challenges and opportunities African states face. The seminar will take... Read More
March 20, 2019 in Events, Featured, News

Archives and Democracy revisited – a web-based guide

Archives and Democracy: Testing the Archive   The anticipated activities under the extended project title “Archives & Democracy: Testing the Archive: A Guide” are a result of discussions held between... Read More
March 11, 2019 in Conferences, Featured, News

Research partnership with SALGA: The question of local government

On March 11 and 12, Dr Tracy Ledger and Dr Mbongiseni Buthelezi attended the South Local Government Association (SALGA)'s 2nd Local Government Research Colloquium that sought to strengthen SALGA's research... Read More
February 6, 2019 in Featured, News, OIS

OIS | New Masters Programme

Today PARI launched a new Masters degree to the Organisational and Institutional Studies academic programme at Wits University. For 2019, PARI has accepted 8 Honours students and 6 Masters students... Read More
November 21, 2018 in Events, Featured, Seminars

Seminar | The Politics and Governance of Basic Education with Brian Levy

Brian Levy is the lead editor and co-author of The Politics and Governance of Basic Education: The tale of two South African Provinces. Brian Levy gave a seminar at PARI... Read More
November 7, 2018 in Events, Featured, News, Seminars

Workshop and Exhibition | Gated Communities and Townhouse Complexes

Gated Communities & Townhouse Complexes Workshop and Exhibition   In collaboration with IFAS (French Institute of South Africa) and LAVUE (Université Paris, Nanterre), PARI co-hosts a workshop on 14 November... Read More
October 28, 2018 in Conferences, Events, Featured, Fiscal Histories, News, Taxation and State Formation

Interviews | Democracy, State-building and Taxation Workshop

PARI, in conjuction with FES_South Africa, hosts a workshop from 15-16 October 2018 at the Hilton Hotel Nairobi on Democracy, State-building and Taxation: The role of fiscal activism in sub-Saharan... Read More
October 26, 2018 in Events, News

What would a pro-black state look like?

PARI, in collaboration with the Nelson Mandela Foundation, hosts a workshop from 29 - 31 October 2018. PARI will offer an engagement with the question of why the state and... Read More
October 19, 2018 in News

Seminar | On the Peripheries of Citizenship

PARI's internal seminars have started up again, kicking off with Marcus Walton's presentation of his paper, On the Peripheries: Protest and Public Goods in Continental Africa. In his paper, he... Read More
October 15, 2018 in Events, News

Governance through military operations

Download poster PARI researchers Thatshisiwe Ndlovu and Dr Sifiso Ndlovu collaborate on a roundtable “Governance through military operations: Violent pasts and prospects for national healing”. The roundtable on 17 October... Read More
October 10, 2018 in #AfterCapture, Conference, Events

Highlights and programme | State Capture and its Aftermath

The State Capture and its Aftermath conference will host some exciting speakers over the 3-day programme, from 22 - 24 October. Here are some of the highlights to look out... Read More
October 10, 2018 in #AfterCapture, Conference, Events

Map to the venue

Venue: University of Johannesburg School of Tourism and Hospitality 57 Bunting road, Cottesloe, Johannesburg, 2092 Read More
October 1, 2018 in #AfterCapture, Conference, Events

State Capture and its Aftermath | A cocktail evening

A cocktail evening with Conrad Koch and Chester Missing. The State Capture and its Aftermath conference will include an evening of light entertainment, drinks and opportunities to mingle informally with... Read More
October 1, 2018 in Events, News

Federica Duca on gated communities | Paris

Federica Duca was in Paris on 28 September, attending a seminar on gated communities. This half-day workshop took place at Nanterre University to reflect on the evolutions of urbanism in... Read More
October 1, 2018 in #AfterCapture, Conference, Events

Get the conference app

We've built a mobile app for the State Capture and its Aftermath conference! If you have registered, you will have received an invitation to the app. Hot tip: It works... Read More
September 14, 2018 in #AfterCapture, Materials, News, People's Tribunal on Economic Crime

People’s Tribunal Delivery of Findings

The People’s Tribunal on Economic Crime will deliver its final findings to the public at Constitution Hill in Johannesburg on 20 September 2018. This follows six months, in which implicated... Read More
September 10, 2018 in News

Mosa Phadi receives African Humanities Postdoctoral Award

Mosa Phadi has been accepted in to the African Humanities Program from the American Council of Learned Societies. Through fellowship competitions, regional workshops, and peer networking, the African Humanities Program... Read More
September 7, 2018 in News, SA Politics

Listen | The rotten heart of Nelson Mandela Bay

Crispian Olver spoke to talkshow host Eusebius McKaiser on 5 September about his book about the corruption in Nelson Mandela Bay, "How To Steal a City", published in 2017. Recent... Read More
August 23, 2018 in Featured, News, OIS, Uncategorized

Introducing a new Masters programme to Organisational and Institutional Studies

PARI introduces a new Masters programme at Wits University in 2019, in the field of Organisational and Institutional Studies in the School of Social Sciences. This follows a successful first... Read More
August 16, 2018 in Events, Featured, News

PARI hosts Master’s students from Brown University

This August 19th - 27th, PARI will host a group of Master in Public Affairs students from Brown University in Rhode Island, USA. The group can look forward to an... Read More