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Dear Mandela

Speaker Richard Pithouse lectures in Politics at Rhodes University in Grahamstown, South Africa. He is a scholar, journalist, and activist with the Durban, South Africa shack dwellers' movement Abahalali baseMjondolo
Date Mar 8, 2013
Time 7:30 pm  
Location University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright St. Champaign
Sponsor Department of History-World Histories from Below initiative, with support from IPRH, George A. Miller Visiting Scholars Program, Sociology, Geography, Urban and Regional Planning, Center for African Studies, Center for Global Studies, University YMCA
Contact Kathryn Oberdeck
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film screening with discussion

Other events:

Mon. Mar. 4 Panel Discussion with visiting scholar: Richard Pithouse

3 PM, Room 313 Gregory Hall

Mon., Mar. 4 “Dear Mandela film screening, with discussion

7:30 PM, University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright St., Urbana

Thurs. Mar. 7 “Thought Amidst Waste:  Politics in Shack Settlements in South Africa,”

 4 PM, Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum

Sat., Mar. 9  Champaign Public Library, Robeson Rooms

              10 AM  Room B “DEAR MANDELA” discussion and Skype  discussion with Abahlali Members (or online free streaming through Feb. 28 on AfroPop:  http://video.pbs.org/video/2328714078/

             2 PM  Rooms  A&B Community Panel on “Community Knowledge”  in Durban and South Africa, addressing environmental justice, immigrant issues, incarceration, etc.