Posted by: africanpressorganization | 18 August 2008

South Africa / Harold Wolpe Memorial Trust 71st Open Dialogue

 

 

 

South Africa / Harold Wolpe Memorial Trust 71st Open Dialogue

 

CAPE-TOWN, South-Africa, August 18, 2008/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Harold Wolpe Memorial Trust takes pleasure in announcing its 71st Open Dialogue. The aim of these dialogues is to create a space for open and informed dialogue and debate around key local and global political, social and economic issues facing South Africa. Everyone is welcome and entrance is free. Please feel free to circulate this notice.

 

 

Speakers and topic   

 

10 years of Liberal  democracy has entrenched poverty and elites – by accident or by design?

 

 

Speaker

 

Tony Ehrenreich
Tony Ehrenreich was a motor mechanic in 1984. His union activities led him to become the local Organizer for his union from 1989. From 1994 for the next three years he was a national union negotiator when he also worked for short period in COSATU’s head offices. In 1997 he was elected as the Provincial Secretary of COSATU. His responsibilities include coordinating and managing organizational political and social policy in the Western Cape, as well as pursuing some national and international work for the federation.

 

 

 

Respondent

 

Johan Fedderke

Johan Fedderke, a graduate from Cambridge University is Professor of Economics at UCT and heads their School of Economics.  He is also the Director of Economic Research Southern Africa. His research expertise lies in the theoretical and empirical analyses of economic growth.

 

 

Date

Thursday 28 August 2008

 

Venue

TH Barry Theatre, Iziko Museum of South Africa, Queen Victoria St, Cape Town

 

Time

6pm – 8pm

 

 

SOURCE : The Harold Wolpe Memorial Trust


 


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