Steering Comittee

Steering Comittee

The Steering Comittee of the DRD cosists of two members of the Insitute of Development Research and Development Policy of Ruhr-University Bochum and two members of the University of the Western Cape and acts as decision making body. It is supported by two academic coordinators, one on the German and one on the South African side.


 

steering committee

From left to right: Prof. Chris Tapscott, Prof. Wilhelm Löwenstein, Dr. Gabriele Bäcker, Ina Conradie and Prof. Julian May

Professor Dr. Löwenstein


LoewensteinW Director Institute of Development Research and Development Policy, RUB

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Dr. Gabriele Bäcker


Baecker Executive director Institute of Development Research and Development Policy, RUB

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Professor Julian May


Director Institute for Social Development, UWC

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Professor Chris Tapscott


Director of the School of Government, UW

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Latest News

10-year anniversary of the Centres of Excellence

On the occasion of the ten-year anniversary of the Centres of African Excellence initiative by the Federal Foreign Office and the DAAD, a large network meeting was held in Berlin.
There are now ten university Centres of African Excellence in Sub-Saharan Africa, set up to train highly qualified future managers and leaders in Africa by significantly contributing to the quality and relevance of selected disciplines at African universities, to the creation of research capacities to the establishment of networks between African universities and research institutes including German partners.

The SA-GER CDR Team in Berlin: (from left): Isioma Ille, Stefan Buchholz, Britta Niklas, Gabriele Bäcker, Mulugeta Dinbabo and Ina Conradie

For the achievements of the South African-German Centre for Development Research and for more information on the network meeting please have a look at the upcoming IEE-Newsletter (December 2018).

Call for Applications - 2nd Alumni Conference of all DAAD Centres of African Excellence

The second Alumni Conference of the DAAD African Excellence Centres will take place in Accra, Ghana, from 6th - 9th November 2018.

The Call for applications with the deadline 6th July 2018 can be found here.

Contact Details South Africa

School of Government, University of the Western Cape



Address:
Robert Sobukwe Road
Bellville
Cape Town, 7535, South Africa
Private Bag X17, Bellville 7535
Republic of South Africa
Tel: 002721/959 3858

Contact Details Germany

Institute of Development Research and Development Policy, Ruhr-University Bochum


Address:
Universitätsstr. 105
Room 2.04
D-44789 Bochum, Germany
Tel: +49-(0)234 / 32-22418, -22243
Fax: +49-(0)234 / 32-14-294
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Website: www.development-research.org