Patrick Bond

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Name: Patrick Bond
Title: Professor
Organisation: University of KwaZulu-Natal

He is one of the founding members of the Global University for Sustainability.

Brief profile:

  • Combining political economy and political ecology in his research and applied work, while challenging unjust power relations – in part by understanding how social, labour and environmental movements demand and fight for change
  • Professor of political economy at the University of the Witwatersrand School of Governance in Johannesburg, following a 2004-16 period directing the University of KwaZulu-Natal Centre for Civil Society in Durban
  • His studies presently address economic crisis from global to household scales; environment especially energy, water and climate change; social mobilization and public policy advocacy; and geopolitics (especially rising powers), and his publications address contemporary problems in South Africa, Zimbabwe, the African continent, the BRICS bloc and global-scale processes.


Videos of Patrick Bond



Icon of FSM 2015 P. Bond Afrique du Sud F FSM 2015 P. Bond Afrique du Sud F (393.3 KB) 2016-11-04 Author: Patrick Bond .
Icon of Agenda WFA TWF at Tunis 2015 English REV Agenda WFA TWF at Tunis 2015 English REV (20.0 KB) 2016-11-03
Icon of climate justice articles climate justice articles (5.0 MB) 2015-03-24 Author: Patrick Bond.
Icon of Climate Justice Articles Climate Justice Articles (5.0 MB) 2015-03-20 Author: Patrick Bond.