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2007


Crime and Criminals: Is locking them up the only solution?
Antony Altbeker and Jean Redpath (Cape Town, November 2007)

Notes
Transcript

The State of SA's Social Movement
Mondli Hlatshwayo, Des D'Sa & Orlean Naidoo (Durban, November 2007)

No Paper available

The Concept of Leadership: in the context of succession in South Africa
Adv Dumisa Ntsebeza (Grahamstown, November 2007)

No Paper available

National Democratic Revolution & Socialism - Can COSATU lead a struggle for Socialism in South Agrica
Silumko Nondwango - general secretary NUMSA (Port Elizabeth, November 2007)

No Paper available

Beyond The National Question: Towards The Social Question
Thandika Mkandawire (Cape Town, October 2007)

Paper

Karl Marx at UKZN
Dennis Brutus (Durban, October 2007)

No Paper available

The "crisis" of capitalism and the challenge of building socialism in South Africa: The role and responsibility of a party of the working class in the NDR
Phillip Dexter (Cape Town, September 2007)

Paper
Transcript

A Tradition of Activism
Nozizwe Madlala-Routledge (Durban, September 2007)

Paper

The Media, Crime and Race
Ian Glenn (Professor of Media Studies & Director of the Centre for Film and Media Studies, University of Cape Town) and Pippa Green (Journalist and former head of SABC radio news) (Cape Town, August 2007)

Transcript
Pippa Green - paper
Ian Glenn - paper

"Zimbabwe's Crisis, Civil Society's Responsibility"
Grace Kwinjeh (Durban, August 2007)

Paper

Race, class and Affirmative Action in South Africa AND Rethinking the ultimate goal of affirmative action – who and what is it for?
Prof Devan Pillay and Dr Kristina Bentley (Cape Town, July 2007)

transcript of questions and answers
Bentley paper
Pillay paper

Emancipation and Epistemological Questions
Horace G. Campbell (Durban, July 2007)

Paper

Jacob Zuma and the New Politics of Grievance
Dr Xolela Mangcu (Cape Town, June 2007)

Mangcu Paper and Transcript

MBEKI UNAUTHORISED (World Premiere)
A documentary by Ben Cashdan, Redi Direko and Meril Rasmussen (Durban, June 2007)

Paper

Prophets of Africa’s Renaissance? South Africa and Nigeria in Africa
Dr Adekeye Adebajo(Centre for Conflict Resolution, Cape Town), Respondent: Prof Chris Landsberg (Centre for Policy Studies, Johannesburg) (Cape Town, May 2007)

Transcript

The Developmental State in Africa
Brian Raftopoulos (Zimbabwean social & political analyst, now at Institute for Justice & Reconciliation) Vishwas Satgar (political activist & Executive Director, COPAC) (Johannesburg, May 2007)

No Paper available

'Tilting the Playing Field: How to Help Developing Countries Help Themselves' and “ What Role for the State in Development? ”
Professor Alice Amsden and Professor Ha-Joon Chang (University of Cape Town, May 2007)

No Paper available

The Rise of the Disciplinary University
Jane Duncan (Durban, May 2007)

Paper

In search of South Africa’s second economy:
Dr Andries du Toit (Cape Town, April 2007)

Transcript

Making Real the Right to Housing
Miloon Kothari, UN Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing (Durban, April 2007)

Paper

Local development planning and possibilities for popular democracy in post-1994 South Africa
Prof Patrick Bond (Port Elizabeth, April 2007)

Transcript

Cultural differences, race and belonging in the Western Cape
Kevin Chaplin (Managing Director: South African Ubuntu Foundation) & Ryland Fisher (Chair: Cape Town Festival) (Cape Town, March 2007)

Transcript

Cape Town’s political and democratic culture: Prospects for the future
Helen Zille, Tasneem Essop & Simon Grinrod (Cape Town, February 2007)

Transcript

Activism for democracy
Prof Fatima Meer (Durban, February 2007)

Video
Transcript