Dulcie September Memorial Lecture

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dulcie september1Dulcie September Memorial Lecture and the launch of the Dulcie September Fellowship Awards in the Humanities and Social Sciences

The Minister of Arts and Culture Ms Lulu Xingwana, MP and The Centre for Humanities Research of the University of the Western Cape have the pleasure of inviting you to the DULCIE SEPTEMBER MEMORIAL LECTURE and the launch of the Dulcie September Fellowship Awards in the Humanities and Social Sciences

Date:         19/08/2010
Time:         16H00
Venue:         New Life Sciences Building

Music by Bokani Dyer Quartet


Barbara Masekela was educated in South Africa, Zambia and the US. She has taught at Rutgers University, English Department and has spent most of her life as a political activist working with the ANC Observer Mission to the United Nations and in Zambia at the ANC Headquarters. She served as Nelson Mandela’s Chief of Staff and was appointed as Ambassador to France and UNESCO in 1995. She is a trustee of the Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund and Nelson Mandela Foundation. Ms Masekela was appointed Ambassador to the United States of America in June 2003.

Margaret Busby OBE is an award-winning writer, editor, critic, consultant and broadcaster. She edited Daughters of Africa: An International Anthology of Words and Writing by Women of African Descent (1992), has contributed to many publications. Margaret is also an ardent campaigner for diversity in publishing, co founding GAP (Greater Access to Publishing). She is currently patron of Independent Black Publishers (IBP) and a member of the Arts Council’s Diversity in Publishing steering group.

John Daniel holds a B.A. (1964) in political science from the University of Natal and an M.A. and Ph.D. (1975) in political science from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He worked for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) as a senior researcher, and in 2001 he joined the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) as a researcher. He is concerned with issues of transitional justice in South Africa.

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