Duma Launch Video

SWOP successfully hosted Duma Gqubule’s ‘Radical Economic Transformation’ versus ‘White Monopoly Capital’? The Case of the Mining Industry launch in May this year. The video of the report launch is now available on our youtube channel. CLICK HERE ​

Controversy at SWOP Seminar

The SWOP seminar on 'Radical economic transformation versus White monopoly capital' on 25 April has attracted controversy. After the event, SABC interviewed two of the speakers, Duma Gqubule and Mbuyiseni Ndlozi (LINK). The third speaker, Carol Paton, published an article reflecting on the occasion (View the article, HERE), which attracted a letter from an irate reader (VIEW). See the response by the SWOP director, Karl von Holdt (VIEW).

The New Labour Struggle

Liz Fouksman, postdoctoral fellow at SWOP, has just published a piece in the Conversation based on her recent SWOP Breakfast Seminar (and in honour of May Day/the anniversary of the Haymarket Affair/ Karl Marx's birthday): CLICK HERE

Emeritus Professor Eddie Webster

"Emeritus Professor Eddie Webster, the founder of SWOP and the driving force behind the establishment of the field of Industrial Sociology in South Africa, was recently awarded an Honorary Doctorate by Wits University. At the graduation ceremony on the day, Eddie was the keynote speaker, and addressed the assembled students who are graduating that day on the theme of the three generations of students that he has encountered in the classroom, and their different perspectives on society and struggle. Eddie Webster with three generations of his students An extract from his talk: CLICK HERE


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

May 16, 2018

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