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Staying true to a national vision

By | 2018-11-01T13:57:54+00:00 October 19th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorised|

Almost a quarter century into South Africa's political transition, most of its citizens continue to wait for its economic equivalent to transpire. Still poverty frames the daily struggles of far too many, while inequality sustains inherited asymmetric power relations that impede access to those resources that are essential to move ahead in life. In short, injustice still reproduces itself

South Africans’ perceptions on elections as the nation prepares for its general 2019 elections

By | 2018-10-30T07:59:00+00:00 October 17th, 2018|Categories: Events, Uncategorised|

You are cordially invited to attend the inaugural release of Afrobarometer 2018 survey data on elections, political parties and trust in the IEC, which tracks the attitudes and perceptions of citizens in 37 African countries. This will be the first release of Afrobarometer data on South Africa since 2016

African TRC experience: The unfinished compromise

By | 2018-10-05T09:29:33+00:00 October 2nd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorised|

2018 marks the 20th anniversary of the conclusion of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission (SATRC). The South African example seemed the perfect means for post-conflict societies to hold peoples and crimes accountable as a moral reckoning in building a new nation.

Race and Racism in the Higher Education Sector Roundtable

By | 2018-10-30T07:58:39+00:00 September 27th, 2018|Categories: Archive|

The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation invites the public and experts from the student community, academia and the field of economic transformation to a Roundtable discussion on Race and Racism in the Higher Education Sector

The 15th Annual Ashley Kriel Youth Memorial Lecture: Unravelling coloured Identities & Sensemaking with a people defined by erasure

By | 2018-10-01T09:26:54+00:00 September 18th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorised|

The 15th annual Ashley Kriel Memorial Lecture commemorates the struggle and sacrifice of Ashley Kriel. A young man from Bonteheuwel - the quintessential representation of youth resistance – who fought in the struggle for freedom for all South Africans

South African Youth Speak Through Visual Storytelling

By | 2018-10-01T09:27:50+00:00 September 17th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorised|

The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) invites you to My Views, Our Story: Youth Speak Through Visual Story-telling; a photo exhibition whereby South African youth explore concepts of justice and human dignity through the lens of a camera. The exhibition will be held at Kopano Nokeng, Bloemfontein on 28 September, 17:00 – 19:00.

A different time, a different place

By | 2018-09-17T09:22:46+00:00 September 11th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorised|

The transition into a democratic dispensation had bodies such as the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) tasked to delve into the violence and human rights violations of the apartheid era.  It was a process that was not without flaws as it separated the systematic injustices and oppressions from human rights violations

Gender-based violence: a continuum through womxn’s lives

By | 2018-09-17T09:17:51+00:00 September 10th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorised|

South Africa's history is marred by brutality where violence was used as a legitimate means to acquire power, assert interests and address conflict. The normalisation of violence constructed a society in which violence became a mode of communication. It became a norm