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Dear Mandela and Community Knowledge

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 9, 2013
Time 10:00 am  
Location Champaign Public Library, Robeson Rooms
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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Originating Calendar Global Health Initiative Events

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.

Other events:

Mon. Mar. 4 "Urban and Housing Activism from Below" panel discussion wtih 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.

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

 4 PM, Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum

Fri., Mar. 8 “Dear Mandela film screening, with discussion

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

              

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