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Finding excellence and unlocking possibilities- Seminar by Peter Wallenberg Jr and Göran Sandberg

Finding excellence and unlocking possibilities- Seminar by Peter Wallenberg Jr and Göran Sandberg

“It’s about excellence in research,” said Göran Sandberg, Executive Director of the Wallenberg Foundations. “Unlocking the potential of ideas, people and society. It’s a quest for knowledge and pushing the boundaries. The possibilities are endless.” Sandberg and Peter Wallenberg Jr, the Chairman of the Wallenberg Foundations, were presenting a seminar at the Stellenbosch Institute for … [Read more]

Unravelling the complicated history of human rights to understand its future - Fellows' seminar by Christof Heyns

Unravelling the complicated history of human rights to understand its future – Fellows’ seminar by Christof Heyns

“The disturbing elements of the history of human rights are as important to understand as the more celebrated parts. With the 70-year celebration of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights last year it’s important to ask how will we be judged in 70 years’ time, and how much reliance can be placed … [Read more]