Film Screening: Soft Vengeance with filmmaker Abby GinzbergEvent Time: Thu, 11/13/2014 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
SOFT VENGEANCE is a film about Albie Sachs, a lawyer, writer, art lover and freedom fighter, set against the dramatic events leading to the overthrow of the apartheid regime in South Africa. Shining a spotlight on Albie’s story provides a...
Distinguished Lecture by Dr. Leslie WitzEvent Time: Tue, 10/14/2014 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Presented by: Leslie Witz, Ph.D.
ICGC / University of the Western Cape Mellon Research Chair
Professor of History, University of the Western Cape, South Africa
ABSTRACT: This talk will build upon...
Challenges and Successes in Post-Apartheid South Africa by Dr. Albie Sachs, Former Constitutional Court Justice of South AfricaEvent Time: Thu, 10/02/2014 - 12:15pm to 2:00pm
To view ICGC Distinguished Public Lecture by Albie Sachs (10.2.14) please click here.
Dr. Albie Sachs, internationally renowned human rights and anti-apartheid activist, writer, lawyer and former South Africa...
The ANC’s Radio Freedom and the Liberation Struggle in South Africa, 1963-1991Event Time: Wed, 12/11/2013 - 12:00pm
Presented by Sekibakiba Peter Lekgoathi, Ph.D. Associate Professor of History, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg & University of Michigan African Presidential Scholar (UMAPA), 2013-14...
The absent centre: human capital, nationalism and the desire for a postcolonial epistemeEvent Time: Mon, 04/29/2013 - 3:30pm
ICGC Distinguished Lecture Series presented by Prememsh Lalu, Director of the Centre for Humanitites Research, University of the Western Cape
Regulating Wartime Migration of Chinese-Burmese in the 1940s: Racial Logics, Patriarchal Records, and International NormsEvent Time: Wed, 04/17/2013 - 3:30pm
ICGC Distinguished Lecture Series
presented by Professor Tina Mai Chen, Associate Professor of History, University of Manitoba
The paper looks at different ways (media and perspectives) of reporting on Chinese subjects who moved...
Making spaces for nature: Ecology and democracy in contemporary IndiaEvent Time: Mon, 04/08/2013 - 3:30pm
ICGC Distinguished Lecture Series presented by Professor Mahesh Rangarajan Director, Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, New Delhi, India Professor in Modern Indian History, University of Delhi, Delhi
The pace of economic expansion and the...
India in the Age of Inequality; Farm Crisis, Food Crisis, and the MediaEvent Time: Thu, 11/15/2012 - 3:30pm
ICGC Distinguished Lecture Series presented by P. Sainath, Rural Affairs Editor, The Hindu
While India has caught the attention of the world with it's growth rates and generation of wealth these past two decades, a...
Reconciling Sexual Rights with Cultural Specificities: The Case of the Ugandan Anti-Homosexuality BillEvent Time: Wed, 09/26/2012 - 3:30pm
ICGC Distinguished Lecture Series presented by Professor Sylvia Tamale, School of Law, Makerere University (Uganda) and Coordinator of the Law, Gender, & Sexuality Research Project
In the minds of the world, Uganda has recently become...
Religion, Gender and AIDS: What’s Wrong with Patriarchy?Event Time: Tue, 09/20/2011 - 3:30pm
ICGC Distinguished Lecture Series presented by Dr. Miranda Pillay, University of the Western Cape
This lecture reflects on the reality of many women and girl‐children who are not in a position (in terms of culture, economics or religion)...