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About the Trust

As of 2 October 2006 our contact details will be as follows

Contact us
The Green Building
9B Bell Crescent Closet
Cape Town, South Africa
Tracy Bailey, National Co-ordinator
Tel: 021 702 0289

Email: [email protected]

Heidi Michels, Administrative & Project Assistant
Tel: 021 702 0287
Email: [email protected]
Facsimile: 086 670 6772



What's on the go


The Trust's 2005/2006 Annual Report is now Available

4Click here to access the electronic version


4Cape Town open dialogues

Newsroom culture and democracy: The dilemma of the new SABC

1 August 2006, 6pm. LS 3B Leslie Social Sciences Building, University of Cape Town

  • Anton Harber (Caxton Professor of Journalism and Media Studies, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg)
  • Aubrey Matshiqi (Senior Associate Political Analyst, Centre for Policy Studies)


4Durban Wolpe lecture series

Vans, Autos, Kombis and the Drivers of Social Movements

28 July 2006, 5.30pm. Durban International Conference Centre

  • Dr Ashwin Desai (Centre for Civil Society, University of KwaZulu-Natal)




4Joburg Wolpe seminar series

Beyond the developmental State

2 August 2006, 5.15pm. Old Fort, Constitution Hill

  • Prof Peter Evans (Professor of Sociology, University of California, Berkeley, and author of “Embedded Autonomy: States and Industrial Transformation”)



4Eastern Cape Wolpe lecture series

Black economic empowerment

14 August 2006, 5pm. Faculty of Humanities, Randell House, corner of Prince Alfred and Somerset Street, Grahamstown

  • Mkuseli Jack (Businessman and ANC member)
  • Greg Ruiters (Matthew Goniwe Chair in Development and Society at Rhodes University)

4Annual reports 4Memorial lecture 2005