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Mr Wesley Seale

Name: Mr Wesley Seale
Phone: +27 (0) 46 603 8758
Email: w.seale@ru.ac.za
Fax: +27 (0) 46 603 7613

B.A.(Hons)(UWC), M.A.(Merit)(Sussex)


Mr Wesley Seale graduated with a M.A. (Governance & Development)(Merit) from the University of Sussex after pursuing his undergraduate at the Universities of the Western Cape (UWC) and Darlana (Sweden). His MA thesis, titled: A comparative study between the South African Public Service and the Indian Civil Service, with a special focus on the impact of reforms, especially on recruitment, and the politics thereof, was awarded with distinction while he also taught South African and comparative politics at UWC. He has work experience in political party, as a researcher and policy coordinator, as well as a trade union federation.


Electoral politics,
South African politics,
Political and institutional culture,
Governance and development,
Human rights and democracy.


2015. Participation in a study tour of a delegation of Think Tank Scholars from African countries to the People’s Republic of China.

2013. Presentation on The state of the ‘public’ in public administration at the School of Government Colloquium, “Re-imagining the State – Perspectives from the Global South”, University of the Western Cape, South Africa.

2012. A calabash of Indian and Brazilian public participatory processes: proposing a (new) brew for South Africa in the light of Vision 2030. Paper presented at the Public Participation Conference – “The People Shall Govern: Public Participation Beyond Slogans” hosted by the Gauteng Provincial Legislature, South Africa.

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