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SA Reconciliation Barometer Vol 9 Iss 2 Released!

Posted on July 19, 2011. Filed under: Newsletters |

Today, I am very pleased to bring you Volume 9 Issue 2 of the SA Reconciliation Barometer newsletter!

Follow the links below to read this edition’s great collection of articles – and as always, your comments are welcome!

‘This place restored my dignity’ Stories of the Solms-Delta farm workers Crystal Orderson

Struggle songs, heritage and reconciliation Cecyl Esau

Employment Equity: Ticking Boxes or True Transformation?

Are we democratic citizens? Ayanda Nyoka

South Africa documents the undocumented Caroline Ruetsch

You can also download the full newsletter in PDF here. Enjoy!

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SARB Vol 9 Iss 1 Released

Posted on May 5, 2011. Filed under: Newsletters |

Greetings, readers of the SA Reconciliation Barometer newsletter! I am very pleased to bring you Volume 9 Issue 1 of 2011! Have a look at my editorial here, or go straight to this editions great collection of articles by following the links below…

Democracy’s Fourth Wave? Ayanda Nyoka

Citizenship, National Identity and Migration: A long walk to social cohesion Vincent Williams

Back to Basics Jan Hofmeyr

Local Elections like Nobody’s Business Kate Lefko-Everett

The re-education of South Africa Tim Murithi

These powers must be kept separate Jan Hofmeyr

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SARB Newsletter brings in the New Year!

Posted on January 10, 2011. Filed under: Newsletters |

Phew, the IJR re-opened its doors this morning after a restful festive season, and here’s wishing everyone all the best for 2011!

Bringing in the New Year, I am happy to share with you the December edition of the SA Reconciliation Barometer Newsletter!  Have a read through my editorial, and follow the links below to read and comment on featured articles…

Of pardons and the legacy of the TRC Rorisang Lekalake

Reconciliation versus inequality: Which does SA’s future hold? Sana Rais

Can social security build a more inclusive society? Ratula Beukman

Thinking beyond apartheid race categories Zimitri Erasmus

Malema’s nation Christi van der Westhuizen

The future of youth participation in elections Ebrahim Fakir and Zandile Bhengu

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Newsletter Issue 3 Released!

Posted on November 15, 2010. Filed under: Newsletters |

On behalf of the IJR, I am very pleased to bring you Issue 3 of the SA Reconciliation Barometer newsletter! Have a look at my editorial, and  follow the links below to read and comment on articles!

Albie Sachs: Recipient of the 2009 Reconciliation Award Jo Higgs

The search for our shared South Africanness William Gumede

ANC revivalism and nonracialism Tim Murithi

Have South Africans embraced democracy? Cherrel Africa

Open to debate Rorisang Lekalake

Sudan at the crossroads Friederike Bubenzer

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August newsletter now online!

Posted on September 21, 2010. Filed under: Newsletters |

I am very happy to announce that the August edition of the SA Reconciliation Barometer newsletter is now online! Have a look at my editorial, and follow the links below to read and comment on articles!

Ten years of working for justice and reconciliation Desmond Tutu

Social cohesion and the World Cup Zayd Minty

Once when we were government Heindrich Wyngaard

Political tolerance on the wane in South Africa Imraan Buccus

The mysterious incompatibility of bias and brigandry Loren Landau

The International Criminal Court in Africa Tim Murithi

You can also download the full pdf here.

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Volume 8 Issue 1 of the Barometer newsletter released!

Posted on April 12, 2010. Filed under: Newsletters |

South Africa’s continuing challenges of reconciliation have been the subject of a great deal of public debate in recent weeks. We are pleased to bring you first issue of the 2010 Reconciliation Barometer newsletter!

Editorial

IJR News

The principle of ‘victims first’ endorsed Fanie du Toit

Roelf Meyer: Celebrating South Africa’s peaceful transition Kate Lefko-Everett

Khulumani: New directions, new implications Gabriella Sacramone-Lutz

A nation in need of a vision Jan Hofmeyr

Are yesterday’s answers today’s questions? Suren Pillay

Inequality: South Africa’s greatest divide Kate Lefko-Everett

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Barometer 7 issue 3 released!

Posted on October 15, 2009. Filed under: Newsletters |

The October edition of the SA Reconciliation Barometer newsletter has just been released!

The newsletter features a host of interesting articles from great contributors – follow the links below to read the full-text articles, and add your views to our debate!

IJR News

Read about recent events and news from the Institute here.

Vol 7 Issue 3South Africa’s reconciliation process needs to produce more justice

FANIE DU TOIT critiques race and economic inequality in South Africa, and finds a schism between our professed and practiced values. Read the full article here.

Choose a board, choose a future

The SABC should be shaping our national debate, but needs strong leadership from a new board, writes ANTON HARBER. Read the full article here.

South Africa: one of the worst places for refugees

More than a year has passed, and victims of the 2008 xenophobic attacks are still waiting for justice, reports KAAJAL RAMJATHAN-KEOGH. Read the full article here.

Selecting judges to transform our law

HUGH CORDER calls for judges with the highest integrity and independence in the Constitutional Court appointments process. Read the full article here.

Social cohesion in a changing climate

Africa has contributed least to climate change, but will be hardest hit by its impacts, reports MICHELLE PRESSEND. Read the full article here.

Preventing dislocation?

MARIAN MATSHIKIZA suggests that profound socio-economic transformation is the key to stabilisation and reconstruction in the DRC. Read the full article here.

To download the full pdf version of the newsletter, click here. Print copies can also be obtained by contacting the IJR on +27 21 763 7128.

All content © Institute for Justice and Reconciliation 2009.

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Look out for the next Barometer newsletter

Posted on September 21, 2009. Filed under: News, Newsletters |

This site is currently under construction, but look out for the next edition of the SA Barometer Newsletter in early October!

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