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WHAT IS THE NEW NORMAL? FUTURE SCENARIOS
Clem Sunter in conversation with Eddy Maloka.
ETHICAL REPORTING IN TIMES OF CRISIS
Professor Herman Wasserman in conversation with Dr Camaren Peter.
UNLOCKING COVID-19: CURRENT REALITIES, FUTURE OPPORTUNITIES
Fresh insights and crisp commentary on the real experiences of the COVID-19 pandemic.
THE ECONOMICS OF PANDEMICS
The first of our new webinar series.
CATASTROPHE!
'Around the year 2030 ... we will be in a position where we set off an irreversible chain reaction beyond human control, that will most likely lead to the end of civilisation as we know it.' Greta Thurnberg's words speak to many Summer School...

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Wednesday, 3 June 2020
Why Cape Town has 10 percent of Africa’s confirmed coronavirus cases

Epidemiologists are trying to find out why the city accounts for 60 percent of cases in South Africa, 15 percent in sub-Saharan Africa and 10 percent in Africa as a whole.

Publication Date:
Wed, 20 May 2020 - 09:45
Reimagining a post-Covid future

John Sanei, a “futurist obsessed foresight strategist”, and acclaimed economist Iraj Abedian  have co-authored an electronic book called FutureHow: The Covid Reset and Reimagining Our Collective Future.

Publication Date:
Mon, 18 May 2020 - 14:00
US consulate donates R450 000 to help preserve part of ‘Cradle of Culture’

Engraved ostrich eggshells found in a rock shelter near Piketberg might provide evidence that the Cape province was part of the landscape in which humans first appeared. Summer School lecturer John Parkington, an emeritus professor in the department of archaeology at UCT, was one of the first archaeologists to study the shelter.

Publication Date:
Mon, 18 Nov 2019 - 13:45
The Fourth Industrial Revolution is here

'Part of our role as institutions of higher learning has to include teaching our students about the Fourth Industrial Revolution,' says Summer School lecturer Tshilidzi Marwala, Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Johannesburg as well as the co-author of the book Artificial Intelligence and Economic Theory: Skynet in the Market. Read about his course here.
 

Publication Date:
Fri, 01 Nov 2019 - 13:45

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