State of BRICS Social Struggles: Power Plays in Civil Society and Academia

As the Brazil-Russia-India-China-South Africa bloc comes to Johannesburg from July 25-27, local debate about the ideologies, strategies and tactics of outsiders is getting hotter. A teach-in on July 23-24 and protest on July 26 highlight ‘brics from below’ perspectives. If Summit rhetoric is to be taken at face value, BRICS pose an alternative, counter-hegemonic, South-South bloc in the global political … Read More

RESEARCH AND ACTIVISM DURING POLITICAL TURMOIL IN BRAZIL, INDIA AND SOUTH AFRICA, AUTHORITARIANISM IN CHINA AND RUSSIA, AND RENEWED AGGRESSION FROM THE UNITED STATES

Research and activism during political turmoil in Brazil, India and South Africa, authoritarianism in China and Russia, and renewed aggression from the United States. A workshop at the Alternative Information and Development Centre co-hosted with the UWC African Centre for Citizenship and Democracy, Wits School of Governance and National Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences BRICS Think Tank 147 Rochester St, … Read More

BRICS and brics-from-below: confront new geopolitics, local and global

Research and activism during political turmoil in Brazil, India and South Africa, authoritarianism in China and Russia, and renewed aggression from the United States. a workshop at the Alternative Information and Development Centre co-hosted with the UWC African Centre for Citizenship and Democracy, Wits School of Governance and National Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences BRICS Think Tank 147 Rochester … Read More