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Lisa Thompson

Lisa Thompson

Professor Lisa Thompson is part of the Brics academic and civil participatory processes and works for the African Centre for Citizenship and Democracy at the school of government at UWC.Thompson is also the Director of the African Centre for Citizenship and Democracy at the School of Government where she leads research projects on democracy and development in the global South. Thompson specialises in research that examines socio-economic issues pertaining to rights in the South. 
    Are Brics civil society talkshops just ticking boxes and not making real ‘jam’?
    Are Brics civil society talkshops just ticking boxes and not making real ‘jam’?
    As the heat increases around the 2018 summit of the Brazil, India, Russia, China and South Africa (Brics) grouping, to be held in Johannesburg in...