Stellenbosch University | Political Science

6 March 2024 @ 13:15-14:30


Genevieve Labuschagne

A Master’s of Political Science candidate and Global Security Operations Analyst at Crisis24

Iola Meyer

           Completed her BA International Studies in 2021 and   now  manage  the marketing for Voter Voice. 

                                                                                                            Shannon Stodel

                              Completed her BA Hons (International Studies) in 2023  and is the founder of Yoh, Vote.

                                                                                                          Cameron de Kock

                             A BSocSci student at UCT who previously worked for an ed-tech company. He assists in the co-ordination of                                                                  and collaboration with various partners and organizations for Yoh, Vote.

Voter Voice SA and Yoh, Vote

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21 February 2024 @ 13:15-14:30


Professor Jo-Ansie Van Wyk

Research Professor, Department Political Science at  University of South Africa(UNISA), Pretoria

Nuclear Necropolitics in South Africa

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18 October 2023 @ 12:15-13:30


David Ansara

Chief Executive Officer of the Free Market Foundation

Mark Oppenheimer

Practicing advocate and member of the Johannesburg Bar in South Africa

Who will watch the watchmen?

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11 October 2023 @ 12:00-14:00


Mr, Saif Islam (Associate, Strategic Intelligence),

Mr. Dylan Williams (Senior Researcher, Monitoring)


Dr. Vaughn Maurel (Associate, Corporate Intelligence). 

Exploring risk and Intelligence- Join our Corporate Intelligence and Risk Experts as we explain the Investigations Industry.

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4 October 2023 @ 12:15-13:30

 Credo Speakers:

Dr. Scott Timcke

Senior Research Associate at Research ICT Africa 

Mr. Hanani Hlomani

Researcher at Research ICT Africa


Mrs. Zara Schroeder

Researcher at Research ICT Africa

Decoding the Ballot: AI is Reshaping Democracy on the African Continent

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20 September 2023 @ 12:15-13:30

Speakers: Prof Michael Williams

University Research Chair in Global Political Thought at the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Ottawa, Canada.


Prof. Rita Abrahamsen,
Professor in the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Ottawa, Canada

The World of the Right: Radical Conservatism and International Order

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30 August 2023 @ 12:15-13:30

Speaker: Omomayowa Abati,
Final-year doctoral student in the Department of Political Science, Stellenbosch University

Is Reducing Candidacy Ages Enough? #NotTooYoungToRun and Youth Parliamentary Representation in Nigeria’s National and Subnational Legislature

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23 August 2023 @ 12:15-13:30

Speaker: Dr. Salih O. Noor,
Ph.D finished at Northwest University in July 2023, will join The University of Chicago in September as a Collegiate Assistant Professor in the Social division, Harper-Schmidt Fellow

The Legacies of Radical, Liberal, and Stalled Liberal Reforms in Southern Africa

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16 August 2023 @ 12:15-13:30

Speaker: Prof. Jan Erk,

African Institute for Research in Economics and Social Sciences, University Mohammed VI Polytechnique (UMGP), Morocco

Looking Back at Africa’s Constitutional Past, Learning from Mistakes, and Reflecting on the Future

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2 August 2023 @ 12:15-13:30

Speaker: Dr. Mandira Bagwandeen,

Senior Research Fellow, Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance, UCT

The China Factor in Africa’s Pursuit of Digital Sovereignty

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26 July 2023 @ 12:15-13:30

Speaker: Anton Harber,

Adjunct Professor & Caxton Chair:
Department of Journalism, Wits University

How offensive can we be? The Hate Speech Bill and freedom of speech

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24 July 2023 @ 12:15-13:30

Speaker: Prof. James L. Gibson

Sidney W. Souers Professor of Government, Department of Political Science, Washington University in St. Louis.

Democracy’s Destruction?
The 2020 Election, Trump’s Insurrection, and the Strength of America’s Political Institutions

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26 April 2023 @ 12:15-13:30

Speaker: Dr Victoria Reinhardt

Senior lecturer at the Faculty of Social Sciences and Philosophy, University of Leipzig

Neighbourhood Policies of Regional Powers Competing Spacial Formats

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19 April 2023 @ 12:15-13:30

Speaker: Dr Michael Hector

Junior Lecturer, Political Science

Pathways to Sustainable Development Ecological Modernisation in Africa

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12 April 2023 @ 12:15-13:30

Speaker: Simon Freemantle, Senior Political Economist, Standard Bank

The state of government-business relations in SA, and the implications for the political economy outlook

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29 March 2023 @ 12:15-13:30

Speaker: Nic Cheeseman, Professor of Democracy at University of Birmingham, UK

How ideas and ideologies shape African politics – and why we can’t understand it without them

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22 March 2023 @ 12:15-13:30

Speaker: Dr Tim Zajontz, International Relations, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany

China in Africa and the geopolitics of competing connectivity initiatives in Africa

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15 March 2023 @ 12:15-13:30

Speaker: Anye Nyamnjoh, Senior Research Officer, University of Cape Town

Making Universities more African: Decolonisation as a Politics of Belonging

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22 February 2023 @ 12:15-13:30 

Speaker: Ntina Reiersgord

Journey to Monitoring & Evaluation as Career and Lessons Learned

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15 February 2023 @ 12:15-13:30

Speaker: Prof Silviu Rogobete, West University Timisoara, Romania

Instrumentalised Religion and Current Global Affairs: The war in Ukraine
2019 National Election

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