The Mapungubwe Institute for Strategic Reflection (MISTRA) hosted its 11th Mapungubwe Annual Lecture on Wednesday, 06 December 2023.

The Annual Lecture, hosted in partnership with the University of Johannesburg, is a flagship event in our strategic reflections programme. It occupies a prestigious place in the intellectual landscape and has attracted wide audiences since it was first launched in 2012.

This year’s lecture was delivered by Professor Tshilidzi Marwala, the Rector of the United Nations University and UN Under-Secretary-General under the theme: The perils and welfare effects of Artificial Intelligence: whither South Africa?