2 April 2014, David Maimela Programme Director President of the NSRC and the National Executive of the NSRC Vice-Chancellor Prof Mandla Makhanya and other members of UNISA management Dean of Students, Prof LenkaBula Leadership student organisations represented here tonight Distinguished guests Ladies and gentlemen, .
No other entity mediates social relations as much as the state. …
Apparently, the idea of an open, free-market economy promises ‘opportunity’, ‘growth’ and ‘competitiveness’, among other things.…
The realm of foreign policy and international relations is inherently fluid and complex.…
On 27 October, the Mapungubwe Institute for Strategic Reflection will convene a workshop on the Evolution of the South African State, where papers developed by various researchers will be presented.…
AISA DISCUSSION PANEL ON DEMOCRATISATION CRITICAL THINKING FORUM THEME: “Regime Change in Libya and Recognition of the National Transitional Council:  Assessing the West and AU Perspectives” David Maimela 5 October 2011 Programme Director, ladies and gentlemen, all protocol observed! Thank you most sincerely for inviting us to speak today! Our talk today is titled: “An elusive rules-based multilateral global system of governance - Equal human beings, unequal powers”. From the onset .
A response to David Maimela (by Prof Jonathan Jansen) There is an important debate breaking in the national press about the place of student politics on university campuses. The argument is made, and here I agree, that student politics is a vital component of the transformation of South African universities.…
The current legal case challenging the constitutionality of ‘banning’ political student organisations from partaking in SRC elections at the University of Free State has implications for the political system in South Africa, higher education and our young democracy as a whole, at least in the long-term. In this court case, the University of Free State’s (UOFS) management and student organisations are at loggerheads about the best student governance model for UOFS.…