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Public seminar: Rethinking development
Department of Political Sciences
Posted on 20 Aug 2014

GovInn, the Postgraduate School of Agriculture and Rural Development and the Human Economy Programme at the University of Pretoria invite you to attend the Rethinking Development Public Seminar Series presentation by Charles Eisenstein on 8 September.

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Student perspective: A trip to the Azerbaijan, land of fire
Ella Abatan
Posted on 19 Aug 2014

Ms Ella Abatan, a masterís student and assistant lecturer in the Department of Political Sciences, recently visited Azerbaijan as part of a 12-day cultural exchange.

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Report-back: Global economic governance workshop
Sungani Phiri
Posted on 19 Aug 2014

The Department of Political Sciences, in cooperation with the South African Institute of International Affairs, hosted a two-week winter school on global economic governance on the UP campus from 4 to 15 August.

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PolSci students wins national award
Sungani Phiri
Posted on 19 Aug 2014

The Political Sciences Department is proud to announce that our alumna, Shanna Nienaber, has been awarded the 2014 South African Association of Political Studiesí award for best master's dissertation.

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Call for applications: Internship at SAIIA
Department of Political Sciences
Posted on 19 Aug 2014

Applications are now open for the 2015 Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung International Affairs Internship at the South African Institute for International Affairs.

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GovInn launches Corporate Governance Index 2014
Department of Political Sciences
Posted on 14 Aug 2014

Corporate governance in South Africa is worsening, according to a new survey by the UP Centre for the Study of Governance Innovation.

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PolSci Research Associate meets with foreign students
Department of Political Sciences
Posted on 14 Aug 2014

On 25 July Jan F Mutton, Research Associate at the Department of Political Sciences, presented an overview of South Africa's foreign policy to visiting students from Belgium and the Netherlands.

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PolSci student spotlight
Sungani Phiri
Posted on 14 Aug 2014

The Political Sciences Department is proud to announce that Iris Nxumalo, an International Relations honours student, has been selected to attend this year's Bright Young Minds Summit, which will be take place in Johannesburg from 29 August to 2 September.

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Re-thinking development: finding peace on Earth
Louise de Bruin
Posted on 06 Jun 2014

It was fitting, on World Environment Day, for UP to host Dr Vandana Shiva, who has been acclaimed by Time magazine as an "environmental hero". Dr Shiva, speaking on "Re-thinking development in the 21st century', had a full house at the 5 June event.

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