Information system (IS) scholars are to discuss the topic of austerity measures at a session of a new initiative called Engage Wednesdays, a lunch-hour discussion aimed at stimulating conversations around African issues.
The official launch of Engage Wednesdays was held on 16 March 2016 at the UCT Information Systems Department.
According to Deborah Ajumobi, an IS PhD student, the primary objective of Engage Wednesdays is to build a community of scholars who are “conscious, aware and effect change through conversations on African related issues”.
The next session is on 21 April 2016 when economist Nonso Obikili will discuss the topic: “Austerity measures: An inevitable action or authority’s excuse in the face of failure?”
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