Past events

  • Sunday, December 18, 2011 to Tuesday, December 20, 2011
    This international conference aims to provide a wider forum to social scientists, practitioners and activists to share their work and research. There will be keynote addresses and symposia pertaining to major themes. The conference is planned as a major academic activity of the Psychology Department in its Golden Jubilee Year.
  • Friday, December 9, 2011 to Monday, December 12, 2011
    ­A new conference, in association with Social Science and Medicine - the world’s most cited social science journal. It is an interdisciplinary conference focusing on the health system reforms Asian countries have adopted, or are considering, during rapid economic, social, demographic and epidemiologic change in the region.­
  • Monday, November 28, 2011 to Wednesday, November 30, 2011
    ­Conference to review progress that South Africa has made in achieving equity in health status, health care, the social determinants of health and access to resources.
  • Tuesday, November 8, 2011 to Wednesday, November 9, 2011
    The deadline for abstract submissions for the South African Higher Education Community Engagement Forum (SAHECEF) conference is 29 April 2011­.
  • Monday, November 7, 2011 to Wednesday, November 9, 2011
    Three day seminar which aims to bring together between 30 and 70 development practitioners from across civil society, government, private sector and academia to address these topics through reflective processes.
  • Thursday, October 20, 2011 to Saturday, October 22, 2011
    A symposium jointly organised by the Institute for Poverty Alleviation and International Development (IPAID) at Yonsei University (Wonju Campus) and the journal of Public Administration and Development, which seeks to be a convening space for more effective solutions to poverty.­
  • Thursday, October 20, 2011 to Friday, October 21, 2011
    The Bochum Conference will provide an international platform for academics, policy-makers, and experts from public and private bodies. It aims at analysing ongoing reforms of social protection systems in developing countries from both a political economy and legal point of view.
  • Wednesday, October 19, 2011 to Friday, October 21, 2011
    This conference will bring together member states and stakeholders to build support for the implementation of action on social determinants of health to reduce inequities. The conference is being organized in accordance with a 2009 World Health Assembly Resolution (WHA62.14) and will be hosted by the Government of Brazil.
  • Wednesday, October 19, 2011 to Friday, October 21, 2011
    Part of the Policy House Public Policy Seminar Series which aims to equip participants with knowledge and skills in policy evaluation as critical component of public policy analysis and management.  The seminar will cover the essential pillars of policy evaluation that will include: overview of policy evaluation; considerations for policy evaluation approaches; choosing evaluation designs; choosing data collection methods; analytical techniques in policy evaluation; and the future of policy analysts and evaluation experts.
    Highly qualified facilitators with hands on-experience have been invited to facilitate in this seminar. The seminar will also use the adult-learning techniques using short-lectures, group works and case studies that will be provided to participants in advance.­
  • Wednesday, September 21, 2011
    The seminar will consider the progress made by democratic metropolitan government drawing on the 2011 State of SA Cities Report, of which Ivan Turok was the principal author. The concept of resilience lends coherence to the analysis and is examined from five perspectives: economic, spatial, environmental, governance and financial. Compared to a decade ago, socio-economic conditions are better in many respects, and SA cities are contributing to wider national dev­elopment.