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November 24 -27, 2015

Conference participation and visit with Partner University in Cape Town 

Conference: Transforming Africa – Africa Transforming?

From 24th to 27th November 2015 an international workshop took place in Stellenbosch, South Africa. In three panels with different foci participants from the South Africa, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain, England and Zambia discussed issues of continuity and change in the context of Africa’s resources – including the role of foreign investment, local African dynamics, and the interactions between them.

Meeting with UWC-staff and German MA students in the field

Three professors and three scientists from the GSSC who are members of the thematic network visited MA students funded by the thematic network in their field in Cape Town, South Africa. Prof. Peter Dannenberg also gave a guest lecture at our partner university UWC Additionally the respective coordination staff and professors responsible for the respective measures in the research areas were able to meet at UWC personally and discuss and plan all further activities.