Booking now open for Summer School 2022
Find out about the latest topics in history, politics, philosophy, literature, economics, and conservation from the most respected international and local scholars, journalists, and commentators.
Festival of Knowledge
A festival of knowledge at Summer School 2022
A world of knowledge
Summer School 2022 will run from Monday 10 January to Saturday 29 January. This phygical event brings together over 90 courses in art, literature, film, politics, history, current affairs, travel, health, science, and conservation.
Science Medicine Philosophy History
Over 90 courses to choose from presented by our most seasoned presenters
Conservation Technology Arts Music Language Psychology
Courses on oceanography, pangolins, 4th Industrial Revolution, IT, glorious gardens, Afrikaaps, African Cinema


Wednesday, 1 December 2021
The EFF's plan to nationalise the Reserve Bank

Draft legislation introduced by the EFF proposes that all of the bank’s stakeholders are appointed by the government and are not private.

Read about our Summer School 2021 course: Threats to democracy: the EFF.

Publication Date:
Mon, 02 Nov 2020 - 17:15
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