Institute for Social and Health Sciences (ISHS)

The Institute for Social Health Sciences (ISHS) is an Africa-centred space for community-engaged scholars and activists of an internationalist orientation. Those who are embedded within the Institute tend to situate themselves in transdisciplinary and liberatory knowledge practices, as well as compassionate community engagement, in the service of human development. The ISHS seeks to develop the collective as well as the individual contributions of its researchers, and harness their expertise within the social, psychological and public health sciences towards producing knowledges and actions which are able to deepen the ways by which we understand social, psychological and health phenomena, and how we may begin to transform the social and health sciences more generally.

The ISHS finds expression for its vision, mission, strategic goals and principles through two programmes. They are:

Last modified: 2023/08/07