Colloquium on Thursday 13 September

Ladies and gentlemen,

A quick reminder of the colloquium this Thursday:

Venue: Council room (Room 135), C1 Building, Potchefstroom Campus, NWU.
The programme for the morning is as follows:
10:00-10:30 Arrival and welcome
10:30-12:30 Discussions
12:30-14:00 Light lunch
The theme for the morning’s discussions is:

EMERGING MARKETS: GROWTH RESILIENCE OR HITTING A LOW GROWTH TRAP

The speakers and topics are:

  1. Peet Strydom: Emerging Markets: Sustained Growth Versus Low Growth Traps
  2. Waldo Krugell, China: Political and Market Pressure Towards a New Growth Paradigm
  3. Raymond Parsons, Political Economy and Growth Disappointment in South Africa
  4. Andre Duvenhage, Service Delivery Failure and Flirting with New Development Models by Political Elites in South Africa

If you are writing a blog post this week, it has to be on the theme of the colloquium, drawing on what all four speakers say – you will have to take notes. The posts are due on Monday.

There is no class on Friday.
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