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THIS LAND: “Land is everything to us, we are not afraid to die”

14 September 2017
00:00 - 09:43

Date:               14 September 2017 
Time:               11h45 for 12h00 until approx. 14h15
Venues:           HSRC Pretoria, Durban and Cape Town

Videoconferencing facilities: see below

After the screening, Reverend Mbhekiseni Mavuso, the charismatic leader of the Makhasaneni campaign, will discuss the threat that Makhasaneni illustrates for the rights of people whose land often is considered more valuable than their lives. The dialogue will feature researchers who have done studies on similar topic while at the same time giving community members an opportunity to share their personal experience.

Panel Discussion (Facilitator: Nokwanda Sihlali – LARC)

The HSRC has focused on a series of issues relating to land and accountability. As a result of past racial discrimination, we have inherited a legacy of unequally distributed land and access to socio-economic opportunity.

Kindly RSVP as follow by 12 September 2017

The HSRC seminar series is funded by the Department of Science and Technology (DST). The views and opinions expressed therein  as well as findings and statements of the seminar series do not necessarily represent the views of DST.

Pretoria : HSRC Video Conference, 1st floor HSRC Library Human Sciences Research Council, 134 Pretorius Street, Pretoria. Arlene Grossberg, Tel: (012) 302 2811, e-mail: ; Cape Town : HSRC, Merchant House 116-118 Buitengracht Street Cape Town, Cape Town. Contact: Jean Witten, Tel (021) 4668004, Fax (021) 461 0299, or; Durban :  The Atrium, 5th Floor, 430 Peter Mokaba Ridge, Berea, 4001 , Contact Ridhwaan Khan, Tel (031) 242 5400, cell: 083 788 2786 or , or Hlengiwe Zulu at e-mail