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Visiting Fellow Prof John Rapley

7 Mar 2019|

Prof Rapley is currently on sabbatical at JIAS from February until the end of May 2019. John Rapley has made a vocation of working, and living, at the frontier where theory meets practice.

Human Rights Webinar

18 Oct 2018|

The International International Human Rights Network of Academies and Scholarly Societies (HR Network) has released a resource guide entitled Engaging with Human Rights in the National Academy Context.

Trevor Manuel opens Colloquium

14 Sep 2018|

THE Colloquium on Digital Finance in Africa was opened on 22 October 2018 by Mr Trevor Manuel, former South African Minister of Finance. His keynote address was followed by a panel discussion on ‘The Impact of Digital Finance on Africa’s Growth’.

JIAS is expanding

12 Sep 2018|

No 5 Tolip Street, Westdene, which has been purchased to expand the JIAS complex.The University of Johannesburg had purchased a property next to the existing JIAS complex in Tolip Street, Westdene.

Prof Marwala delivers distinguished lecture in Singapore

24 Aug 2018|

ON 30 August 2018, Prof Tshilidzi Marwala, Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Johannesburg, delivered a lecture on ‘The Fourth Industrial Revolution and Society’ at the NTU Institute of Science and Technology for Humanity (NTSH) at Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. The lecture formed part of the NISTH’s Distinguished Lecture Series.

Panel discussions on the future of work

1 Aug 2018|

FROM 15 August to 12 September, JIAS will host four high-level panel discussions on the future of work. The series is aimed at providing South African role players with an opportunity to discuss the nature and implications of the far-reaching technological changes under way in the workplace in South Africa as well as globally.

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