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Welcome to the website of the Department of Political Sciences, the home of Political Science and International Relations at the University of Pretoria.

The Department, based in the Faculty of Humanities, presents degree packages and modules in International Relations and Political Science at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

 

 

News

PolSci staff news - 20/10/2014
From Department of Political Sciences

Ambassador Jan F Mutton, Research Associate in the Department of Political Sciences, was on the editing board of the recently published Meditationes de Iure et Historia.

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Opinion: Conflict Transformation in Kenya - 20/10/2014
From Department of Political Sciences

Ms Toyin Ajao, Doctoral Fellow in the Department of Political Sciences, recently published an article on the Ushahidi crowdsourcing platform on the Kujenga Amani website.

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Professor Maxi Schoeman explores human security issues at Sweden’s Uppsala University - 16/10/2014
From Department of Political Sciences

Professor Maxi Schoeman, head of the Department of Political Sciences at the University of Pretoria, is currently the eleventh incumbent of the Claude Ake Visiting Chair at Uppsala University in Sweden, where she has been offered a calm environment in which to pursue her research on human security issues for a period of three months.

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CMA director addresses African Union - 30/09/2014
From Centre for Mediation in Africa

On 17 September the Centre for Mediation in Africa's director, Laurie Nathan, addressed the inaugural meeting of the new members of the African Union's Panel of the Wise.

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CMA newsflash - 30/09/2014
From Centre for Mediation in Africa

Centre for Mediation in Africa Senior Associate Clever Nyathi has been appointed Senior Peace and Development Advisor to the United Nations Resident Coordinator’s Office and the United Nations Development Programme in Kenya.

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