On March 5th 2018 Historians without Borders, in cooperation with the University of Johannesburg and ACCORD – The African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes, organises a seminar on the legacy of colonialism.
Please RSVP: Ismail Badrudin (firstname.lastname@example.org) or call +27 (0)11 559 2303.
HOW HISTORIANS ADDRESS THE LEGACY OF COLONIALISM?
March 5th, 15:00-19:00
University of Johannesburg
Auckland Park Kingsway Campus Library
Chinua Achebe Auditorium, 6th floor
15:00 – 17:00 Writing Colonial History: Bringing together views from the North and South
Vasu Gounden, Founder and Executive Director of ACCORD
Erkki Tuomioja, Chairman of Historians without Borders
Professor Sabelo J Ndlovu-Gatsheni, Head of Archie Mafeje Research Institute (AMRI), University of South Africa (UNISA)
Doctor Olivette Otele, Bath Spa University
17:00 – 17:30 Coffee Break
17:30 – 19:00 Key Note: The Use and Abuse of History in Conflicts. How Can We Promote the Understanding of History and Use it for Conflict Resolution and Reconciliation
Nkosana Donald Moyo, Former Zimbabwean Minister of Industry and International Trade, Founder and Executive Chair of Mandela Institute for Development Studies (MINDS)
Erkki Tuomioja, Chairman of Historian without Borders
Professor Thaddeus Metz, Research Professor at the Department of Philosophy, University of Johannesburg
Doctor Jan Behrends, Member of the HWB Coordinating Committee