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Latest Atlantic Fellows Cohort Announced
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 16:15

Our partners at LSE Inequalities have announced their 2018/9 cohort of twenty Atlantic Fellows.

South Korean Ambassador to give public lecture
Monday, May 14, 2018 - 10:45
Our free public lecture series continues this Wednesday 16 May with an exciting opportunity for all interested in Asia-Africa development relations. We are honoured to welcome South Korean Ambassador Jong-dae Park to speak at our school.    
Professor Carlos Lopes appointed to High Level IRENA panel
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 13:15

GSDPP Honorary Professor Carlos Lopes will join global leaders from across the spheres of energy, foreign policy, trade, development and business as members of the newly formed Global Commission on the Geopolitics of Energy Transformation.

Op-ed: Ramaphosa's Economic Policy Performance
Friday, April 6, 2018 - 09:45

Read GSDPP Director Professor Alan Hirsch's latest op-ed evaluating President Ramaphosa's economic policy performance, as published in The Conversation Africa on 6 April 2018.

Course Applications Open: Evidence For Policy Making
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 15:45

Applications are open for the latest Evidence for Policy Making and Implementation course, taking place from 28-30 May 2018 in Cape Town. Applications close on Wednesday 18 April 2018.

Call for Applications
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 13:30

Apply now for the 12th edition of the African Programme on Rethinking Development Economics (APORDE) in Johannesburg from 3-14 September 2018.

Memories from our Emerging African Leaders' programme
Monday, March 26, 2018 - 10:15

We recently hosted 30 outstanding young people from across the continent in our 2018 Emerging African Leaders' fellowship. Take a look at some of the photos from the 12 day programme.

City of Cape Town policy research jobs
Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 11:30

The City of Cape Town is recruiting for two positions - a policy analyst and a policy research analyst. These positions would be well suited to a candidate with a postgraduate qualification in the field of development policy and practice.


Take a look inside the classroom!
Monday, February 26, 2018 - 10:15

Our 2018 Master's cohort are deep in classes - something that happens for two intensive fortnights each year on our innovative part-time degree programme.

Catching up with GSDPP Lecturer Musa Nxele
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 15:30

The UCT New Generation of Academics newsletter is out and it features an interview with our very own Musa Nxele. Take a look and get to know Musa, who'll be featuring across our course offerings, as well as developing courses for our Master's programme.

Public Seminar on Zimbabwe's Future
Friday, January 26, 2018 - 16:15

Join us from 4-6pm on 6 February for our first free public talks of the year: Professor Carlos Lopes in conversation with Professor Brian Raftopolous on the timely topic "The New Zimbabwe: What Comes Next?" Please RSVP to for catering purposes, as light snacks will be served.

Apply for the Action for Equity Award
Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 09:30

In association with LSE Inequalities Institute, we encourage civic organisations to apply for the Action for Equity Award - an exciting new prize which recognises work being done to combat inequality in South Africa.