Upcoming IFAA Forum: Understanding the Brazilian crisis

Our next IFAA forum will be on Monday 19 August from 17:30 to 19:30 and will take a look at the crisis in Brazil with Benjamin Fogel. As the Brazilian musician Tom Jobim famously said, "Brazil is not for beginners" and thankfully we have an expert to help us navigate Brazil's crisis. In this forum... Continue Reading →

IFAA Forum: Race, History, and the Academy: Lessons from the US

On 31 July, IFAA's visiting intern Kyle Adams hosted a forum on university institutional reform. Kyle shared valuable experiences from his own university, Wake Forest University, in North Carolina in the US as well as from his research into efforts at UCT and at Brown University. IFAA was pleased that among the audience were representatives... Continue Reading →

Complimentary copy of New Agenda 73

IFAA is pleased to offer you a complimentary digital copy of our latest issue of New Agenda. Issue 73 covers a range of topics but has a specific focus on higher education in South Africa. This feature includes an interview with Wits Vice-Chancellor Adam Habib as well as two critical engagements with UCT's Curriculum Change... Continue Reading →

Rethinking Economics for Africa Essay Competition

The Institute for African Alternatives, the Institute for Economic Justice and the Rethinking Economics for Africa student network  invite all students registered for an undergrad, honours or masters at a South African University to submit essays addressing the following question: “South African Inequality can be solved within the context of neoliberal capitalism.” Critically evaluate this... Continue Reading →

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