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African Futures 2050 - The next forty years
Date: 10 December 2010
Venue: 160 Sir Lowry Road, Buchanan Square, Woodstock, Cape Town

The seminar will present the first results from the joint project on African Futures between the Institute for Security Studies and the Pardee Centre for International Futures, University of Denver.  This will be a pre-launch view of a publication with the same name to be released on the margins of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union in Addis Ababa during February 2011.  It present the `business as usual` prospects for Africa on a variety of areas for the next forty years including implications of the global shifts in power and influence, human development prospects, economic growth and transformation and socio-political changes such as prospects for democratization, rule of law and stability.


Dr. Paul-Simon Handy (Director: Research, Institute for Security Studies, Pretoria). 


Prof. Barry Hughes (Pardee Centre for International Futures). Professor Hughes holds a B.S. in Mathematics from Stanford and an M.A. Degree and PHD in Political Science from the University of Minnesota. He is currently Professor at the Graduate School of International Studies at the University of Denver. Prof. Hughes has developed a widely used computer simulation called International Futures (IFs) for study of long-term issues by students and policy makers.


160 Sir Lowry Road
Buchanan Square
Woodstock, Cape Town
Ms Hopolang Selebalo
Tel: 021 461 7211
Fax: 021- 461 7213
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