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REFA Festival 2018 Sep 8
Prof Ocran is discussing how the answers are not in economics text books alone nor are they purely theoretical. We need to learn from history, anthropology and other disciplines in order to create a mosaic of understanding
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Letlhogonolo Maimane Sep 8
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REFA Festival 2018 Sep 8
Replying to @REFAFestival
In South Africa the so-called “native reserves” were a source of labour for the mines. In the Gold Coast, northern territories served as a pool for labour. These dynamics often continue into the present day
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REFA Festival 2018 Sep 8
closes the with reflections on movement building and the festival as a whole
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Comfort Matoti Sep 7
is doing the things with Prof robustly engaging on economic history, current status of the economy and solutions on an economy we want.
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New Agenda Sep 10
Zunaid led an excellent workshop on GDP, getting participants to question its usefulness as well as exposing them to different pedagogies to teach economics
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Carilee Osborne Sep 7
Excited to chair this session and hear what and Mazibuko Jara have to say about Marxism in Africa
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Samiah Sep 8
It’s the end of the and I’m still not over how amazing South African students are. They’re ready for power. Especially - Thanks for an amazing conference 🙌🏾✨
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Victor Gwande Sep 7
Attending a conference on rethinking economics for Africa. Every economist is lambasting the discipline as useless and irrelevant for Africa. They are questioning the absence politics, history, philosophy and anthrolopogy in the discipline.
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BamBamBW Sep 8
At the Rethinking Economkcs for Africa festival today. Sitting in on “Alternative sustainable livelihood creation” or rather how to build a feminist economy.
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Robert Kowalenko Sep 7
At the Rethinking Economics For Africa Festival. If you’re here catch me speaking on what economics might learn from philosophy at 12.00
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BamBamBW Sep 8
Reunited with at . She’s speaking on pluralism for South African academic economists.
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Stephanie Craig Sep 8
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Carilee Osborne Sep 8
Twice at the panelists have referred to the late Hugh Masekela and his lyrics about the mining industry in South Africa
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Keamogetswe Sep 7
Feminist political economy approach is about flourishing. A holistic approach to understanding society
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Victor Gwande Sep 7
Replying to @vmtgwande
The discipline is producing fundamentalists and not critical thinkers. The discipline needs to be pluralist and multidisciplinary! My fellow historians, there is your space opening up.
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Matthew Kofi Ocran Sep 8
Going to be talking soon on under-theorisation of on Africa’s underdevelopment at the .
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ThatAdwoa Sep 7
I'm excited. PanAfricanism. Policy. Economic Justice Hopefully the launch of The Institute For Economic Justice is the launch of a true vehicle for impact and change.
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Michael N Smith Sep 7
Great start at ! Tomorrow I facilitate a workshop on Fanon and class formation with the team. Looking forward to it.
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WWF South Africa Sep 7
Thrilled to participate in the inaugural at where we rethink economics for Africa and field interest in WWF’s work.
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