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    • Congratulations to Prof Ari Sitas on being awarded the prestigious Gutenberg Chair.

    South African BRICS Think Tank (SABTT) Chairperson and the NIHSS Board Chair, Prof Ari Sitas, has been awarded the prestigious Gutenberg Research Chair. The Award has been bestowed to some 28 Nobel Laureates over time, and continues to recognise influential scholars who are undertaking collaborative research projects. The Gutenberg Chair runs for two years and was initiated, as well as continues to be organised, by the Gutenberg Circle with support from the Greater East Region of France and Eurometroplis of Strasbourg. The award ceremony to be attended by leading international scholars will be held at Strasbourg in February 2019.

    • Video Clips: 10th BRICS Academic Forum Interviews from the 10th BRICS Academic forum held at the Sandton International Convention Centre between the 28th – 31st of May 2018: Minister Naledi Pandor’s interview with CNBC Prof. Sitas CNBC Power lunch interview Prof. Sitas interview with the SABC
    • Media Statement: Civil BRICS Summit 2018 On 25-26 June 2018, civil society organisations (CSOs) will host the Civil BRICS Summit ahead of the BRICS Summit at the offices of the National Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences for a two-day meeting.   This is the culmination of several consultations that took place at a provincial level in South Africa. This included …
    • Meeting of the BRICS Ministers of Foreign Affairs/International Relations o4 June 2018 The Ministers of Foreign Affairs/International Relations of the Federative Republic of Brazil, the Russian Federation, the Republic of India, the People’s Republic of China and the Republic of South Africa, met on 4 June 2018 in Pretoria, South Africa. The Ministers reflected on the importance of this year marking a decade of BRICS Summits, …
    • SA ready to take over BRICS Business Council chairmanship Cape Town –  Africa is set for a decade of “unbelievable growth and prosperity”. This is according to Dr Iqbal Survé, chairman of the SA chapter of the BRICS Business Council, who will take up the annual rotating chairmanship of the overall BRICS Business Council (BBC) at the mid-term meeting which takes place in Shanghai, China, next …

    • Video Clips: 10th BRICS Academic Forum Interviews from the 10th BRICS Academic forum held at the Sandton International Convention Centre between the 28th – 31st of May 2018: Minister Naledi Pandor’s interview with CNBC Prof. Sitas CNBC Power lunch interview Prof. Sitas interview with the SABC
    • Media Statement: Civil BRICS Summit 2018 On 25-26 June 2018, civil society organisations (CSOs) will host the Civil BRICS Summit ahead of the BRICS Summit at the offices of the National Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences for a two-day meeting.   This is the culmination of several consultations that took place at a provincial level in South Africa. This included …
    • Meeting of the BRICS Ministers of Foreign Affairs/International Relations o4 June 2018 The Ministers of Foreign Affairs/International Relations of the Federative Republic of Brazil, the Russian Federation, the Republic of India, the People’s Republic of China and the Republic of South Africa, met on 4 June 2018 in Pretoria, South Africa. The Ministers reflected on the importance of this year marking a decade of BRICS Summits, …
    • SA ready to take over BRICS Business Council chairmanship Cape Town –  Africa is set for a decade of “unbelievable growth and prosperity”. This is according to Dr Iqbal Survé, chairman of the SA chapter of the BRICS Business Council, who will take up the annual rotating chairmanship of the overall BRICS Business Council (BBC) at the mid-term meeting which takes place in Shanghai, China, next …