Recent Submissions

  • Health in transition : translating developmental origins of health and disease science to improve future health in Africa 

    Macnab, Andrew J.; Daar, Abdallah; Pauw, Christoff (African Sun Media, 2020)
    "At STIAS, the ‘Health in Transition’ theme includes a programme to address the epidemic rise in the incidence of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as Type 2 diabetes, hypertension, obesity, coronary heart disease and ...
  • Persistence of race 

    Jablonski, Nina G. (African Sun Media, 2020)
    This is the third and final group of essays emerging from the discussions of the Effects of Race Project at the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study (STIAS) that occurred in 2016 and 2017. The authors consider the ...
  • Transformational infrastructure for development of a wellbeing economy in Africa 

    Mebratu, Desta; Swilling, Mark (AFRICAN SUN MeDIA, 2019)
    African countries face unprecedented challenges of defining a future development pathway in a resource- and carbon-constrained world. This book addresses this challenge, with special reference to the set of infrastructure ...
  • Race in education 

    Mare, Gerhard (AFRICAN SUN MeDIA, 2019)
    There is global evidence that “ghosts” of notions of essentialist differences between human “groups” continue to haunt in various forms. People draw upon ideas of religion, race, ethnicity, gender and sexuality, and nation ...
  • The effects of race 

    Jablonski, Nina G.; Mare, Gerhard (AFRICAN SUN MeDIA, 2018)
    The STIAS research theme on Being Human Today explores the interrelated questions: What does it mean to be human? And: What is the nature of the world in which we aspire to be human? In the context of post-apartheid South ...
  • Subjects of modernity : time-space, disciplines, margins 

    Dube, Saurabh (AFRICAN SUN MeDIA, 2017)
    “Dube ranges widely and globally - from histories of empires and genealogies of disciplines to recent Dalit artwork from India - to explore and carefully delineate a tension he regards as fundamental to the formation of ...
  • Education first! : from Martin Luther to sustainable development 

    Lutz, Wolfgang; Klingholz, Reiner (SUN MeDIA, 2017)
    “This scholarly yet highly accessible volume by two renowned experts shows why education is under threat, and what should be done to counter this. The authors mobilise a fascinating array of compelling historical and current ...
  • Theories of Social and Economic Justice 

    Van der Walt, A. J. (SUN PRESS, 2005)
    The bulk of the contributions in this publication originated in a research project initiated by the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study (STIAS) in 2002. STIAS hosted a workshop in July 2004 in which researchers from ...