The Board of Directors and the Management of the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study (STIAS) will host a Soft Launch of the Nobel in Africa Symposium Series. Nobel in Africa is a joint initiative of STIAS, the Nobel Foundation, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, the Knut & Alice Wallenberg Foundation and Stellenbosch University.
The event will be held in the STIAS Wallenberg Research Centre Fellows Atrium from 15:00.
The programme will unfold as follows:
15:00 – Welcome drinks
• Welcome – STIAS Senior Programme Manager, Christoff Pauw
• Nobel in Africa Reveal – STIAS Director, Edward K. Kirumira
• Nobel in Africa Partnership – Stellenbosch University Rector & Vice-Chancellor, Wim de Villiers
• Toast to the Nobel in Africa Partnership – STIAS Founding Director, Bernard Lategan
Closure – STIAS Board of Directors Chair, Desmond Smith
16:30 – Canapés reception