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2009


South Africa 2020: The Dinokeng Scenarios sketch 3 futures for South Africa
Hélène De Villiers (Cape Town, December 2009)

The Dinokeng Scenario

The Relationship between the International Criminal Court and Africa
Mr Thabo Thage and Dr Comfort Ero (Cape Town, November 2009)

Transcript - 17 Nov
Paper - 17 Nov

Crisis of the Capitalist System: Where do we go from Here?
Immanuel Wallerstein (Cape Town, November 2009)

Paper

Crisis of the Capitalist System
Immanuel Wallerstein (Durban, November 2009)

No Paper available

Expectations of the Obama Administration’s Policy towards Africa
Dr Adekeye Adebajo and Dr Whitney W Schneidman (Cape Town, October 2009)

Transcript 2

Crisis of the Capitalist System
Immanuel Wallerstein (Johannesburg, October 2009)

No Paper available

Corruption in Politics: the Criminalisation of South African Politics
Dr Kwandi Kondlo & Terry Crawforde Browne (Johannesburg, October 2009)

No Paper available

The Cape Town City Region: Our Current Reality and a Vision of a Preferred Future
Guy Lundy and Edgar Pieterse (Cape Town, October 2009)

Transcript 1

Financialisation, Neo-Liberalism and the Crisis: Locating the Value of Labour Power
Prof Ben fine (Johannesburg, October 2009)

No Paper available

National health Insurance: Can it solve South Africa’s Health Crisis?
David Sanders and Percy Moleke (Cape Town, September 2009)

Transcript - 2
Presentation
Paper

The global financial crisis: toxic assets and toxic ideologies
GABRIEL PALMA (Cape Town, September 2009)

Transcript - 1
Paper

Three Premiers
Jeff Peires (Grahamstown, September 2009)

Presentation

Party and State in Post-Colonial Africa
Dr Somadoda Fikeni (East London, August 2009)

No Paper available

The Politics of Energy
Alec Erwin and Dr David Fig (Johannesburg, August 2009)

Paper

Resolving the Israel-Palestine Conflict: What we can learn from Gandhi
Prof Norman G. Finkelstein (Durban, August 2009)

Article

The Intellectual Journey of Manuel Castells (in partnership with the University of the Western Cape)
Manuel Castells (Cape Town, August 2009)

No Paper available

The Private Affairs of Public Pensions in South Africa
Fred Hendricks (East London, July 2009)

Paper

The Democracy Gap: Why most African independence and liberation movements fail when in government and how South Africa can avoid the same mistakes.
William Gumede (Cape Town, July 2009)

Paper

Durban Sings
Various (Durban, July 2009)

Article

'Economic Crisis and Prospects for Social Revolution'
Alex Callinicos (Durban, June 2009)

No Paper available

Will industrial strategy bring much needed jobs to South Africa?
Dr Seeraj Mohamed (East London, June 2009)

No Paper available

Game farms and the impact on Traditional Agricultural Labour
Nomalanga Mkhize, Femke Brandt & Prof Robin Palmer (East London, May 2009)

No Paper available

Poverty and Xenophobia: State Failures, Social Challenges
Bishop Paul Verryn (Durban, May 2009)

Paper

Social Accountability, the State and Development in Africa - The limits of Marxism and Liberalism in realising human rights in Africa
Colm Allan (East London, May 2009)

No Paper available

Obama and the Multiple Crises of Empire
Prof Robert Jensen (Johannesburg, May 2009)

No Paper available

What will it take to meet and implement the priorities of the Jacob Zuma-led government?
Adam Habib and Jeremy Cronin (Cape Town, May 2009)

Transcripts

The Global Economic Crisis: Causes and Consequences
Prof Patrick Bond (Johannesburg, May 2009)

No Paper available

The Democracy Gap
William Gumede (Durban, April 2009)

paper

The Global Economy: Crisis or opportunity for South Africa
Jeremy Wakeford and Andrew Nash (Cape Town, March 2009)

Transcripts

Interpretations of the global financial crisis and their implications for South Africa
Patrick Bond (Johannesburg, February 2009)

Paper

The South African Electoral System
Dr Frederik Van Zyl Slabbert (Cape Town, February 2009)

Transcripts

Civil Society Internationalism - from Lindela to Gaza to Washington
Giyani Dube, Lubna Nadvi and Kate Griffiths, plus songs by Timothy Rukombo (Durban, January 2009)

No Paper available