Debating the ANC "Second Transition" Policy Documents

Wednesday, 30 May, 2012 - 09:00

Hosted by WISER in Collaboration with the Mail & Guardian and the Faculty of Humanities

Programme of Events

6th Floor Richard Ward Building

Please RSVP to Najibha.Deshmukh@wits.ac.za if you are interested in attending this event.

All the ANC Policy Discussion Documents are available online.

 


9:00 to 9:15: Registration

9:15 to 9:30: Dean Tawana Kupe, Humanities, Wits: Welcome and opening of the day's events

Session 1: 9:30 to 10:30 Opening the Debate on 'The Second Transition'

Chair: Belinda Bozzoli

Speakers: Nic Dawes, Achille Mbembe

10:30 to 11:00 Tea and Coffee

Session 2: 11:00 to 12:00 “Economic Transformation”

Chair: Wendy Ngoma

Speakers: Lumkile Mondi, Stephen Gelb

Relevant ANC Policy Documents:

  • Economic Transformation - Discussion Document

  • Maximising the Developmental Impact of the People`s Mineral Assets: State Intervention in the Minerals Sector (SIMS) - Discussion Document ]

  • Economic Transformation - Policy Discussion Paper on State owned Entities and Development Finance Institutions - Discussion Document

Lunch

Session 3: 1:00 to 2:30 “Governance and the Law”

Chair: Rapule Tabane

Speakers: Susan Booysen, Daryl Glaser, Jonathan Klaaren, Karl von Holdt

Relevant ANC Policy Documents:

  • Legislature and Governance - Discussion Document

Session 4: 2:30 to 3:45 Health and Gender

Chair: Keith Breckenridge

Speakers: Duane Blaauw, Jerry Coovadia, Shireen Hassim

Short break: 3:45 to 4:00

Session 5: 4:00 to 5:00 Education and Social Transformation

Chair: David Macfarlane

Speakers: Richard Pithouse, Graeme Bloch, Peliwe Lolwana

Relevant ANC Policy documents

  • Social Transformation - Discussion Document

  • Education and Health - Discussion Document

  • Gender Paper - Discussion Document

Session 6: 5:00 to 5:30 "Peace, Security, Arms and Foreign Policy"

Chair: Mail & Guardian

Speakers: David Moore

Relevant ANC Policy Documents

  • Peace and Stability - Discussion Document

5:45: Closing comments – Catherine Burns

6:00: Drinks and Snacks

Logo Bar