HSRC to host social sciences conference

2011-10-20 08:25

The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) has won a bid to host the 2015 World Social Science Forum conference in 2015.

Hosting the conference would boost social sciences on the African continent, HSRC chief executive Dr Olive Shisana said today at the release of the council’s annual results in Centurion.

“The social sciences in sub-Saharan Africa operate under conditions that are seriously under-resourced. Institutions working in these disciplines receive government support and they have poor facilities.”

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