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Centre of Governance & Human Rights (CGHR)


A discussion and talk from Dr. Oscar van Heerden

The Centre of African Studies and Centre of Governance and Human Rights are pleased to invite you this very special talk with Dr. Oscar van Heerden.

van Heerden is a scholar of International Relations (IR), where he focuses on International Political Economy, with an emphasis on Africa, and SADC in particular. He completed his PhD and Master's degree at the University of Cambridge. His undergraduate studies were at Turfloop and Wits. He is an active fellow of the Mapungubwe Institute for Strategic Reflections (MISTRA) and is a trustee for the Kgalema Mothlante Foundation.

The theme of the talk will centre around key issues that continue to influence South Africa's foreign policy, incl. SA's position in BRICS and the relation to Zimbabwe.

The talk and subsequent discussion will be held in S1, Alison Richards Building, Friday the 3rd of November, 13.00-14.00.

Light refreshments will be served. The talk is open and free to all.

Friday, 3 November, 2017 - 13:10 to 14:00
Event location: 
Alison Richard Building, room S1