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Department of Political Sciences

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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

Policy brief: South Africa and patchwork governance - 27/10/2014
From Department of Political Sciences

UP Political Sciences lecturer Dr Mzukisi Qobo examines SA’s involvement in a global system defined by an absence of steady leadership in the latest issue of Foreign Voices.

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Opinion: Competing with capitalism to maximize well-being - 27/10/2014
From Department of Political Sciences

What would you do to reinvent capitalism, to make it less destructive and more focused on what people really need? Lorenzo Fioramonti, Director of GovInn and UP Political Sciences lecturer, and Joyn Boik write on the issue on the Truth Out website.

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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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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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