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?





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.






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.




Thursday 28 August 2008



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



6pm – 8pm



SOURCE : The Harold Wolpe Memorial Trust



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