IFAA FORUM: “Washington Bullets” A conversation with Vijay Prashad

Surplus and the Institute for African Alternatives invite you to a discussion on ‘Washington Bullets’ with author Vijay Prashad. Vijay Prashad is an Internationally renowned Indian historian and journalist. He is an executive director of Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research, Chief Editor of Leftward Books, and advisor to The Progressive … Read More

The Men’s Cafe: Can men mother their daughters?

Surplus Books, InsideOut and the Institute for African Alternatives invite you to Surplus Radical Books Store’s third gathering in our series of Men’s cafes. We are pleased and excited at the interest and traction that this initiative has garnered so far! The Men’s Café is a monthly event that provides … Read More

The Men’s Cafe: The Hidden Side of our HIS-story

Surplus Books, InsideOut, and the Institute for African Alternatives invite you to the Surplus Radical Books Store for the second gathering in our series of Men’s cafes. Our theme for this discussion is the ’Hidden side or our HIS-story.’ We focus on the question of why and how men resist … Read More

Climate Change in Zimbabwe: Towards a Recovery Plan

The Institute for African Alternatives in late 2021 commissioned African Ecofeminist and popular educator, Dr. Melania Chiponda to write a research paper that contributes to IFAA’s new Climate Justice program. Her paper is entitled ‘Climate Change and Vulnerable Communities in the Eastern Highlands of Zimbabwe: Recommendations for a Just Recovery … Read More

IFAA Forum: Segregation, Inequality and Urban Development

Surplus Radical Books, The Reading Incubator Project and the Institute for African Alternatives invite you to join us for an in-person discussion with Researcher/Author Sara Dehkordi. Her new book Segregation, Inequality, and Urban Development: Forced Evictions and Criminalisation Practices in Present-Day South Africa, explores how the persistence of racialized and … Read More

Project Assistant required at IFAA

IFAA Project Assistant IFAA seeks to appoint a Project Assistant.  You will be expected to work 3 days a week, usually from the IFAA offices in Community House in Salt River, or from home (online) during Covid-19 related Lockdowns. Requirements Strong skills with using digital media platforms such as Facebook, … Read More

Introducing The Men’s Cafe

Surplus Books, InsideOut and the Institute for African Alternatives invite you to Surplus Radical Books Store for the first in a series of Men’s cafes. This first meeting anticipates International Women’s Day in the same week. The gatherings will provide participants with a platform to share ideas, strategies, and tactics … Read More