Jacob Dlamini wins with Askari

SWOP is delighted that Jacob Dlamini won the monograph book award for Askari at the National Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences (NIHSS) award ceremony earlier this month. Jacob Dlamini is a SWOP Research Associate based at Princeton University in the US. He will be joining us for a couple of months mid-year. This is the citation that was read out at the award ceremony: "This book acknowledges that the truth is a myth, but relentlessly pursues multiple and uncomfortable partial truths that illumine both the past and the complexities of the present. This is a bold exploration of a sensitive topic that is crucial to a more nuanced understanding of both the South African past and t

EPGA partners with SWOP

EPGA (‘Political Economy and Autonomous Governance’), a think tank founded in 2015 in Niamey (Niger) is a network of scholars that seeks to produce social science knowledge with a political-economy accent, empirical groundings, and an ambition for theory – in order to influence decision-making at key levels in government and among other stakeholders in its issue areas. In 2016-17, EPGA focuses especially on youth training and employment, paths of migration and rural population growth in Niger. In partnership with the Global Development Network, the think tank has completed in its first year a wide-ranging study of the environment of social science research in Niger and plans to contribute to


New book from the Hidden Voices Series - Flashes in Her Soul: The Life of Jabu Ndlovu

May 16, 2018

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