Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa
Conseil pour le développement de la recherche en sciences sociales en Afrique
Conselho para o Desenvolvimento da Pesquisa em Ciências Sociais em África
مجلس تنمية البحوث الإجتماعية في أفريقيا

CODESRIA Newsletter

August 16 2017

Messages (Tribute to Sam Moyo)

My gratitude to Tendai and Fred, for reminding us, warming us, with these difficult summations of Sam in a time when thinking much less writing is so very difficult to do. Surely the flood of warm memories will cohere as we gather everywhere to celebrate Sam’s inestimable gifts to us and our unimaginable loss. What Fred, Tendai and others highlight...

November 28 2015

CODESRIA E-newsletter No. 18: October 2015

November 13 2015

Book Reveiw: Africa Development, Special Issue on Transforming Global Relations for a Just World.

Guest Editor, Vusi Gumede. Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa, Vol. XL, No. 3, 2015, 159 p. By PAPE CHÉRIF BERTRAND BASSÈNE, Ph.D Africa Development, the quarterly bilingual social science journal of CODESRIA whose major focus is on issues which are central to the development of society, and whose principal objective is to...

November 12 2015

Social sciences neglect leads to narrow development view by Wachira Kigoto

The marginalisation of social sciences and humanities in African universities has radically stifled scholarship, according to CODESRIA – the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa. At a workshop in Nairobi, scholars from the diaspora and from Sub-Saharan Africa heard that this had narrowed the region’s view on development....

November 12 2015

Maati Monjib has suspended his hunger strike following a court decision to allow him to travel outside of Morocco. His thank you letter to the community

Dear friends, I don’t know how to thank you for the support you gave me over the past couple of weeks. I have suspended my hunger strike on 29 October at 12.00 (noon) after the decision of the tribunal to give me back my freedom to travel outside of Morocco. But my battle is not yet over because I have been summoned to the tribunal (the Tribunal de...

November 12 2015

Trends and Issues in the Social Sciences and Humanities in Africa By Dr. Ebrima Sall

Keynote Lecture delivered at the National Dissertations Workshop Organised by the National Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences (NIHSS) of South Africa Johannesburg, 29-30 July 2015 Ebrima Sall CODESRIA, Dakar DRAFT • Dr Sarah Motsoetsa, CEO of NIHSS • Professor Sitas and Dear Brother • My Brother Professor Adam Habib • Professor Nhlanhla...

November 12 2015

Editorial

The editorial team is welcoming you to the 18th Edition of this Newsletter. CODESRIA paid tribute to Prof. Elikia M’bokolo, an erudite African historian and a former member of the Executive Committee of CODESRIA. The event took place on Saturday October 24th 2015 in the premises of CODESRIA in the presence of other eminent scholars. We are also very...

November 12 2015

CODESRIA E-newsletter No. 17: September 2015

October 9 2015

Editorial

It’s time again to serve you our monthly tonic of the CODESRIA Newsletter. It is a typical case of “Durban here we come” as CODESRIA anchored on three great events in the city. The world Social Science Forum has just ended its conference in Durban South Africa with more than a thousand participants attending from 84 different countries. Here we provide you...

October 9 2015

To read more about the World Social Science Forum see the following links

http://www.aps.sn/actualites/article/plus-de-1000-participants-au-3eme-forum-mondial-sur-les-sciences-sociales-a-durban http://www.sabc.co.za/news/a/dd7d948049d5f08c8f5defc59f56a7b6/Science-should-address-poverty-and-inequality:-Pandor-20151309

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