Historical Trauma and Transformation
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Videos: Public Lecture Series

Annual Africa Day Lecture, 30 May 2019: A Mother’s Reflection on Suicide Loss in Post-Apartheid South Africa

Judge Thina Siwendu reflected on suicide loss in post-Apartheid South Africa during Stellenbosch University's second annual Africa Day lecture, co-hosted by the Vice Chancellor, Professor Wim de Villiers, and Studies in Historical Trauma and Transformation.


Dialogue, Writing, and Humanity in Troubled Times
A Conversation between Homi Bhabha and Njabulo Ndebele

The two renowned scholars, Professor Homi Bhabha, who is the world's premier post-colonial literary theorist and Director of the Mahindra Humanities Center at Harvard University, and Emeritus Professor Njabulo Ndebele, Chairman of the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory, poet, novelist and essayist who has received worldwide acclaim for his work, are known to integrate academic inquiry with public engagement, extending themselves well beyond scholarly concerns to challenge the status quo in troubled times. Their public conversation on “Dialogue, Writing, and Humanity in Troubled Times" was recorded in the following video clip below.


Mandela Day 18 July 2017 Screenin​g of "Indians Can't Fly". 

To celebrate Mandela Day, 18 July 2017, the documentary "Indians Can't Fly" was screened at The Scholtz Hall, Stellenbosch University Museum. The film narrated the life and death in detention of anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol and his role in the struggle for social transformation. Following the screening Professor Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela chaired a conversation with Enver Samuels the producer of the film with the audience.​