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Cheryl Hendricks

Cheryl Hendricks

Executive director, Africa Institute of South Africa, Human Sciences Research Council

Professor Cheryl Hendricks joined the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) in April 2013. She was appointed as Head of Department in January 2014. Her substantive knowledge areas include African Politics, Conflict Management and Peacebuilding; Gender, Peace and Security; Security Sector Reform/Security Sector Governance;Human Security; Regional Security Architectures and South African Foreign Policy. She currently teaches courses on International Conflict and Co-operation and Peace and Security in Africa.

From July 2005 to March 2013 she worked at the Institute for Security Studies first as Programme Head for the Southern Africa Human Security Programme and then as the Senior Research Fellow in the Conflict Management and Peacebuilding Division. In 2004 she was the Academic Manager at the Centre for Conflict Resolution and prior to this, lectured in Politics at the University of the Western Cape.

She holds a Doctorate in Government and International Relations from the University of South Carolina and a Masters in Southern African studies from the University of York, England.

She has worked extensively with civil society organisations on gender and security, most notably with the Women’s Leadership for Peace and Security in the Greater Horn of Africa project, co-ordinated by the Club of Madrid (former heads of state) and with the SADC Gender Protocol Alliance.

Ramaphosa sets out a bold vision for South Africa. But can he pull it off?

Jan 14, 2019 10:58 am UTC| Insights & Views Economy

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Cameroon presidential poll underscores the need for term limits

Oct 09, 2018 12:58 pm UTC| Insights & Views Politics

The results of Cameroons October 7, 2018 presidential election are due in two weeks. But theyre not expected to yield any surprises. Paul Biya (85), who became president in 1982, is almost certain to retain power for a...

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Economy

Global Geopolitical Series: U.S. Commerce announces duties on Chinese steel racks to counter malpractice

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Australian bonds remain range-bound in muted trading session; RBA’s Lowe, Kent speeches eyed

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U.S. Treasuries gain slightly ahead of weekly initial jobless claims, FOMC members’ speeches

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UK gilts surge after June CPI remains unchanged, meets market estimates

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Politics

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Mexican president López Obrador has a woman problem

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The new Mabo? $190 million stolen wages settlement is unprecedented, but still limited

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The stark truth about UK government climate action: there is no one in charge

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Science

3,800 patients to test promising HIV vaccine

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Curious Kids: how does electricity work?

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How solar heat drives rapid melting of parts of Antarctica's largest ice shelf

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Neuroscience and artificial intelligence can help improve each other

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Technology

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'Borderlands 3' new trailer is out

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