Public Conversations 2010: Where is South Africa Today?

Posted on September 22, 2010

Presented by the University of Pretoria Faculty of Humanities, Faculty of Law, and the Mail & Guardian.

Note these dates and join the conversation!

Are Media Restrictions Necessary? 
Tuesday, 5 October, 17:30-19:30
Sanlam Auditorium, Conference Centre, University of Pretoria-Hatfield
RSVP by 1 Oct:

Judge Dennis Davis, High Court of South Africa
Nic Dawes, Mail & Guardian editor
Zizi Kodwa, President's spokesperson
Joe Thloloe, Press Ombudsman
Event chair: Professor Christof Heyns, dean, University of Pretoria Faculty of Law

What is Academic Freedom?
Monday, 11 October, 17:30-19:30
Sanlam Auditorium, Conference Centre, University of Pretoria-Hatfield
RSVP by 6 Oct:

Professor Kader Asmal, Faculty of Law, Centre for Humanities, University of the Western Cape, and former minister of education
Professor Adam Habib, deputy vice-chancellor, University of Johannesburg
Ayesha Kajee, executive director of the Freedom of Expression Institute
Dr Lis Lange, executive director of the Higher Education Quality Committee, Council on Higher Education
Professor Nthabiseng Ogude, vice-principal, University of Pretoria
Event chair: Professor Pippa Green, head of journalism, University of Pretoria 

What Makes Us South African? 
Monday, 25 October, 17:30-19:30
Musaion Theatre, University of Pretoria-Hatfield
RSVP by 15 Oct:

Toast Coetzer, writer and musician
Professor Loren Landau, director of the Forced Migration Studies Programme, University of the Witwatersrand
Kgomotso Matsunyane, producer, director, writer, and television presenter
Edwin Smith, director of the University of Pretoria-Mamelodi campus  
Zukiswa Wanner, South African author
Event chair: Mark Gevisser, writer in residence, University of Pretoria

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