In MISTRA’s Monthly Briefing Issue Number #29 we report on:
  • A Roundtable on the Role of Intellectuals in the State-Society Nexus, scheduled to take place on 4 March 2015.
  • The Workshop on Green Economy titled Climate Change Negotiations: South Africa’s Response
  • convened jointly by MISTRA and the Paris-based Jean Jaurès Foundation.
  • A seminar by Barry Gilder at the Wits History Workshop.
  • MISTRA skaftin on Identity, Politics and Tolerance in the wake of the attacks on Charlie Hebdo.
  • A range of media articles and interviews, including “In Lusaka, wary exiles dared to hope” by Gaye Davis, which includes MISTRA Executive Director, Joel Netshitenzhe’s memories of the reaction to the unbanning of the ANC, and “Intrigue of Cape Town’s Present” and “The year 2014 proved that we’ve lost our sense of shame” by Mcebisi Ndletyana, Head of the Faculty of Political Economy.
  • The appointment of Asanda Luwaca as MISTRA’s Communications and Outreach intern.