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22 January 2020

Ben Kies: The Cape radical

UCT News

Political theorist and activist Ben Kies was one of modern South Africa’s most important political and intellectual figures, but his is not a household name. Looking to correct this is Emeritus Professor Crain Soudien.

The emeritus professor in Education and African Studies at the University of Cape Town (UCT), former deputy vice-chancellor and the Human Sciences Research Council’s chief executive made this “intervention in remembering” during his UCT Summer School lecture on 16 and 17 January.

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