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STIAS appoints Edward Kirumira as new Director

STIAS appoints Edward Kirumira as new Director

The Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study has appointed Professor Edward K. Kirumira as its new Director. He will succeed Professor Hendrik Geyer who completes his final term as STIAS Director at the end of 2018. Prof. Kirumira joins STIAS from the beginning of November 2018 and will assume official duties on the 1st of January … [Read more]

STIAS joins prestigious international group of Institutes for Advanced Study

STIAS joins prestigious international group of Institutes for Advanced Study

The Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study (STIAS) has been invited to join a group of international institutes for advanced study known by the acronym SIAS – Some Institutes for Advanced Study. This makes STIAS the first southern hemisphere and first African institute to join this consortium which includes nine institutes, namely: The Princeton Institute for … [Read more]

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Bernard Lategan, the Founding Director of STIAS, publishes a collection of essays in Romanian

A collection of essays on the South African transition to democracy by the Founding Director of STIAS, Bernard Lategan, was recently published in Romanian. The book is the result of an initiative of Prof. Basarab Nicolescu, a STIAS Fellow who completed a research project at the Institute during 2011. Romania – although very different from … [Read more]

Prof. Hendrik Geyer appointed as new director of STIAS

Prof. Hendrik Geyer appointed as new director of STIAS

Prof Hendrik Geyer has been appointed the new Director of the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study (STIAS). He succeeds Prof Bernard Lategan, who is retiring on 31 March 2008 and has been head of the institute since STIAS was established in 1999. Prof Geyer is professor in Theoretical Physics and Director of the Institute for … [Read more]