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The PhD Seminar 2019

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Day 1: May 14, 2019  |  Time: 09h00 – 19h00

Day 2: May 15, 2019  |  Time: 09h00 – 15h30

Venue: WBS Donald Gordon auditorium

The International Society for Third Sector Research (ISTR) and the Africa Centre for Philanthropy and Social Investment at Wits Business School will co-host a PhD Seminar for approximately 20 PhD students at all stages of their doctoral research in topics related to the Third Sector, i.e., civil society, the nonprofit sub-sector, philanthropy, social economy, social investment, venture philanthropy, corporate social investment and volunteerism, among others in May 14 – 15, 2019 at the Wits Business School in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Faculty members will be drawn from respected schools and universities across the globe. They include; Prof Annette Zimmer (University of Muenster, Germany), Prof Paul Alidade (Wits Business School, South Africa), Prof Una Osili, Lilly School of Philanthropy, USA), Prof Ruth Phillips (The University of Sydney, Australia), Dr Shauna Mottiar (University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa) and Dr Ali Awni (American University in Cairo).

The aim of the workshop is to provide doctoral students with the opportunity to receive extensive intellectual and methodological advice on their doctoral research from peers and scholars, to introduce them to main theories and developments in the field, to reflect upon publication and career strategies, and to provide an opportunity to network with scholars within the international ISTR research community.

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The Charles mott foundation

An automotive pioneer, philanthropist, and leader in the community, Charles Stewart Mott cared about innovation, fairness, and communities. By working toward a world where each individual’s quality of life is connected to the well-being of the community, both locally and globally, the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation continues this legacy.

A founding funder of the Centre, the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation supported the establishment of the Chair and continues to support our programmes.

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