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Frederik Van Zyl Slabbert

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Frederik Van Zyl Slabbert

Former Opposition Leader and Political Analyst


Born 02-03-1940 in Polokwane South Africa

Deceased 14-05-2010 (70 years old)

Frederik van Zyl Slabbert is a former South African Opposition Leader, Political Analyst and Businessman. Frederik was Chancellor of Stellenbosch University until 2009 and lectured as Professor in Sociology at several universities. He also served as a Director of Firstrand Limited.

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O: (011) 215-0000



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Current Position(s)

Senior Lecterer | Sociology | University of Cape Town
Cape Town, South Africa

Academia, Education and Training


Previous Position(s)

Chancellor | Stellenbosch University
Stellenbosch | 2008 - 2009

Director | FIRSTRAND LTD
2001 - 2009

Chairman | Metro Cash & Carry Limited
2000 - 2005

Non-Executive Chairman | ADCORP HOLDINGS LTD
1998 - 2009

Director | ADCORP HOLDINGS LTD
1996 - 2009

Co-Chairman | Task Group, Local Government Elections
1994 - 1996

Chairman | Central Witwatersrand Metro Chamber
1991 - 1994

Director & Co-Founder | Khula
1990 - 2009

Visiting Research Fellow | All Souls College: Oxford
1989 - 1990

Research Fellow | All Souls College, Oxford
1989 - 1990

Visiting Professor | Wits Business School
1988 - 2009


Visiting Professor | University of the Western Cape
1986 - 1986

Visiting Scholar | Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1984 - 1984

Leader | Parliament of South Africa
1979 - 1986

Leader | Progressive Federal Party
1979 - 1986

Visiting Research Fellow | Institute for Social/Economic Research: Rhodes University
1976 - 1976

Member of Parliament | Progressive Party
Rondebosch | 1974 - 1986


Senior Lecturer | Stellenbosch University
1970 - 1971

Senior Lecturer | Rhodes University
1969 - 1969

Senior Lecturer | Stellenbosch University
1964 - 1968

Non-Executive Chairman | CTP Holdings Ltd

Board Member | WOOLTRU LIMITED

Non-Executive Chairman | CAXTON CTP PUBLISHERS AND PRINTERS

Board Member | Investec

Board Member | Radiospoor

Visiting Research Fellow | Arnold Bergstraesser Institute, University of Freiburg
Germany

Tanner Lecturer | Brasenose College

Educational history

Secondary

Pietersburg Afrikaans High School (1958)

Tertiary

University of Stellenbosch

Bachelor of Arts - Sociology

University of Simon Fraser, Canada

Awarded in 1987

Honorary Doctorate

University of KwaZulu-Natal

Awarded in 1997

Honorary Doctorate

Completed 1964

Master of Arts

University of Stellenbosch

Completed 1967

Doctor of Philosophy

Achievements

Awards

American Cultural Exchange Scholarship

Abe Bailey Travel Scholarship

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Book | 1999

Author

| 1999

Author

Book | 1989

Co-Author

Co-Author (with H Adam and K Moodley)

Author

Activities

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Open Society Initiative for SA

Chairman

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Open Society Foundation of Southern Africa

Regional Facilitator

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