25 Years

Nelson Mandela Memorial

Wed, 12/11/2013 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Event Location: 
537 Heller Hall

Nelson Mandela Memorial
In Honor of His Life and Struggles
Wednesday, December 11, 3pm, 1210 Heller Hall

Source: biography.com

Chaired by:
Regents Professor Allen Isaacman, Department of History- UMN

Professor August Nimtz, Department of Political Science - UMN

Professor Helena Pohlandt-McCormick, Department of History - UMN

Professor Peter Lekgoathi, University of the Witwatersrand

Virgil Slade, PhD Student, Department of History – UMN

Janeke Thumbran, PhD Student, Department of History- UMN

Kurt Campbell, Visiting Scholar, University of the Western Cape

Therona Moodley, Visiting Scholar, University of Fort Hare

Co-Sponsored by the Institute for Global Studies

For the complete Fall 2013 ICGC event schedule, go to ICGC.umn.edu.
To request disability accommodations contact Shereen Sabet, sabe0014@umn.edu


Personal Tribute by Premesh Lalu, Professor of History and Director of the Centre for Humanities Research at the University of the Western Cape in South Africa. The article appeared in an earlier version in Economic and Political Weekly in July 2013.

Personal Tribute by August Nimtz  Jr., Professor of Political Science and African American and African Studies at the University of Minnesota, and Co-coordinator of the Minnesota Cuba Committee.  The article appeared in the Star Tribune on December 9, 2013.

Personal Tribute by Helena Pohlandt-McCormick, Professor of History at the University of Minnesota.  This article appeared in Al-Jazeerah America on December 7, 2013.


A special thanks to all those who contributed to this event and made it so memorable.