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Book launch: The rise of Africa’s middle class: myths, realities and critical engagements

When: Thursday, 10 August 2017 - Thursday, 10 August 2017
Where: Off campus
Seminar Room 1-09, Old College House, Hatfield Campus, University of Pretoria, Pretoria
Start time:15:00

Wits University Press and the Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship at the University of Pretoria will launch this new book by by Henning Melber.

Rise of Africa’s Middle Class: Myths, realities and critical engagements, is authored by Henning Melber, Senior Research Associate at the Nordic Africa Institute in Uppsala, Sweden. Melber will also participate in the panel discussion on  social transformations in contemporary Africa with Professor Barney Pityana (former Vice Chancellor, University of South Africa); Professor Grace Khunou (Department of Sociology, University of Johannesburg); Max Boqwana (CEO, Thabo Mbeki Foundation) and Dr Jason Musyoka (Centre for Advancement of Scholarship, University of Pretoria).

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