Much has been written about one of our founding members Prof. Bill Freund, and rightly so. He was an incredible intellect, a prolific thinker and writer of Economic History and Development in Africa, and a dear friend to many. The editors of Transformation miss him, professionally and personally. This link to his memorial album, made […]
Transformation, an internationally accredited journal established in 1986, is seeking to publish the work of young Social Sciences and Humanities scholars in the southern African region. The journal is offering a grant of R5,000.00 in memory of the late John Daniel, a respected colleague and former editor. Contributions accepted through the journal’s peer review process from […]
Congratulations to Gerhard Maré, one of our editors, for jointly winning the National Institute for the Humanities and Social Science (NHISS) Non-Fiction Monograph award for his book “Declassified – Moving beyond the dead-end of race in South Africa” (Jacana Media). See http://www.nihss.ac.za/awards for more.
Editorial for #91: Social Policy post-1994 in South Africa Transformation 1986–2016 We (more accurately, the founding editors: Bill Freund, Mike Morris and Gerhard Maré) established Transformation in 1986 to serve as a forum for analysis and debate about the changing nature of South Africa. At the time, the editors, in introducing the journal, argued: Contemporary conditions in South […]
In 1986 the first issue of the journal appeared. The title was deliberate, indicating a commitment to the social forces calling not only for the defeat of apartheid but fundamental change towards a country that would truly be post-apartheid. The period, the political context, and the challenges in launching such a venture then, were well […]