The NIHSS in partnership with WITS Press launched ‘The Unresolved National Question,’ a publication co – edited by Professor Edward Webster and Karin Pampallis of the Chris Hani Institute at the University of the Witwatersrand on the 6th of March 2017. The publication uncovers distinct traditions of the national question and related perceptions. Apart from providing a historical and conceptual overview. The book brings to the mainstream hidden voices of the past and elevates leftist traditions. This collection of essays explores foundational traditions including Marxist – Leninism, Congress ideas, Trotskyism and the Africanist tradition Discussant Prof. Siphamandla Zondi shared that this is an aptly timed publication which interrogates the ideals of liberation struggle movements and their commitment to social liberation.