​Steve Biko Lectures in Philosophy

Steve Biko Foundation

The Steve Biko Foundation is a community development organisation inspired by the legacy of Bantu Stephen Biko. An examination of the leading South African institutions that have contributed to shaping national discourse, highlights the void that exists in promoting the intangible aspects of development: identity, culture and values, the issues that speak to the soul of a nation. Since its inception, the Steve Biko Foundation has sought to fill this gap; and in the coming decade will intensify its efforts to strengthen democracy by championing dialogue, scholarship and programmes on the relationship between identity, agency, citizenship and social action.

The Steve Biko Foundation is hosting the Steve Biko Lectures in Philosophy under the theme ‘Still Hoping for a Revolution’ on 19 July 2016 in Johannesburg.
Speaker:

  • Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Columbia University

Respondents:

  • Achille Mbembe, Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research
  • Richard Pithouse, Rhodes University
  • Srila Roy, University of the Witwatersrand

Attendees should take a picture of the poster to show to security for entry;

Attendees requiring parking for their cars should email their vehicle registration numbers to David Scholtz, email: scholtz.spider@gmail.
 
Lecture series organised by the Centre for Phenomenology in South Africa, the French Institute of South Africa, the Centre for Indian Studies in Africa, the Unit for Humanities at Rhodes University, and with the support of the Steve Biko Foundation.
 
For more about the Steve Biko Foundation, refer to www.sbf.org.za.

Event Start Date: 
Tuesday, 19 July, 2016
Event End Date: 
Tuesday, 19 July, 2016
Event Venue: 
Kerzner Building, Bunting Road Campus, University of Johannesburg

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