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KEYNOTE EVENT

COLLOQUIUM ON DIGITAL FINANCE IN AFRICA

On 22-26 October 2018, JIAS and the Human Economy Programme at the University of Pretoria, in association with Disrupting Africa, will host a ground-breaking Colloquium entitled ‘Digital Finance in Africa’s Future: Innovations and Implications’. The Colloquium will bring together African innovators in the field of digital finance as well as academics to discuss the latest developments in this rapidly expanding and increasingly important field. Given its scope, a dedicated website has been created for the Colloquium. To access the website, click here.

Trevor Manuel to open Colloquium

THE Colloquium on Digital Finance in Africa will be opened on 22 October 2018 by Mr Trevor Manuel, former South African Minister of Finance. Read more

OTHER JIAS EVENTS

Lecture on Mandela as a lawyer

On Tuesday 25 September 2018, JIAS and the UJ Faculty of Law, in partnership with the UJ Library, will host a public lecture entitled ‘Mandela as a Lawyer’. The keynote speaker will be Advocate Tembeka Ngcukaitobi, and the discussant will be former Constitutional Court Judge Albie Sachs. Read more

PARKING FOR JIAS EVENTS

Please park at the UJ Astro Hockey Club in Radnor Street, Westdene. A shuttle will take you to JIAS, and return you to your vehicle. The shuttle run for half an hour before the event, and half an hour thereafter. The parking area at the Hockey Club is secure. For directions and a map, click on the button below.

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JIAS provides live video feeds of its seminars and workshops. For the next event, watch this space.

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JIAS NEWS

JIAS Writing Fellowships 2019: Call for Applications

The Johannesburg Institute for Advanced Study (JIAS) invites applications for its Fourth Writing Semester, which will run from 4 February to 31 May 2019. Fellowships are open to any field of expertise. Applications need to be received by 14 September 2018. Read more

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