Institute for Social and Health Sciences (ISHS)


The ISHS is an Africa-centred, internationalist home to community-engaged scholars and activists who situate themselves in compassionate, transdisciplinary liberatory knowledge practices in the service of contextualised human development. Recognising our diverse positionalities, the ISHS builds on the collective and individual contributions of its people and their expertise in the social, psychological and public health sciences. The ISHS aims to produce knowledge and enactments to deepen the understanding of social and psychological health phenomena, and enable the transformation of psychology and cognate disciplines.

The ISHS finds expression for its vision, mission, values and objectives through three programmes, They are:

Last modified: 2020/09/10