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O.R. Tambo Centenary Public Lecture and Panel Discussion

SOAS University of London

Wednesday, 26 April 2017 from 18:00 to 21:00 (BST)

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In 2017 South Africa celebrates the centenary of the birth of O.R. Tambo, an anti-apartheid politician and revolutionary who served as President of the African National Congress from 1967 to 1991.

The South African High Commission and its partner, the Oliver & Adelaide Tambo Foundation, will celebrate the life of O.R. Tambo in a series of events taking place in 8 countries around the world. The events will explore In His Footsteps: Passion, Patriotism, Integrity, Humility.

Join us for the first event in the series, hosted by SOAS University of London, where speakers will remember O.R. Tambo. The theme of panel discussion will be: 'Retracing O.R. Tambo's path towards liberation and the dawn of democracy in South Africa'.

 

Programme

6pm   Live mbira music

6.30pm   Welcome and introduction

6.40pm   Panel discussion: Retracing O.R. Tambo’s path towards liberation and the dawn of democracy in South Africa

Moderator
Mr Richard Dowden, Director of the Royal African Society

Panel
Mr Archibald Sibeko, a former anti-apartheid activist who worked closely with O.R.Tambo
Mr Brian Filling, South Africa Honorary Consul in Scotland and former anti-apartheid activist
Mr Ken Keable, author of the book “London Recruits”

7.30pm   Q&A with the audience

7.50pm   Poetry reading by Leeto Thale

8pm   Reception

9pm   Close

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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SOAS University of London
Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre
10 Thornhaugh Street
WC1H 0XG London
United Kingdom

Wednesday, 26 April 2017 from 18:00 to 21:00 (BST)


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