One Week – One World Programme 2012
Rhodes University International Week
Join us in celebrating our diversity!
THURSDAY 17 MAY
- Help paint a WALL MURAL outside the library.
- PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION: Enter now on Rhodes University International Office Facebook page. Closes 25 May at midnight.
- AFRICA DAY PANEL DISCUSSION: 10th anniversary of the African Union: “Africa Reclaiming The 2nd Decade of The 21st Century” 18h00 – 20h30 Arts Major
Please see the PAYD Photo Gallery.
SATURDAY 19 MAY
- INTERNATIONAL PARADE: starting from 10h00 in the Botanical Gardens. There’s still time to get involved!
- FREE CONCERT: 11h00 in the City Hall.
MONDAY 21 MAY
- ACADEMIC INTERNATIONALISATION DISPLAY: in the Rhodes Library all week.
- INTERNATIONAL FLAGS DISPLAYS in Eden Grove and Oppidan Dining Hall all week.
- “DO ONE THING FOR DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION” CAMPAIGN: on this UN Cultural Diversity Day, join us and state one thing that you have done during International week on the UN Facebook page.
TUESDAY 22 MAY
- FILMFEST at 19h00 in Eden Grove Red Lecture Theatre: Chinese docu-drama called "24 City".
WEDNESDAY 23 MAY
- INAUGURAL LECTURE: Professor Ian Meiklejohn’s “Landscapes, Spaces and Time: from the Artic to the Antarctic and Places in-between” at 18h30 in Eden Grove Blue Lecture Theatre.
- TED talks on general international issues on screen in Eden Grove, during the day.
THURSDAY 24 MAY
- TWEET AND TAG #xeNOphobia: Campaign against xenophobia.
- POSTCARDS TO AFRICA: Write an inspirational aspiration for the continent on a postcard at the KAIF between 09h00 – 16h00
- “ONE WEEK-ONE WORLD” PURPLE THURSDAY: Rhodes International Alumni wear purple and send photos to Alumni Facebook page.
FRIDAY 25 MAY
- Students and staff will be invited to:
- Find out more about Africa Day on www.africaday.info
- Wear African traditional dress.
- Enter the photography competition, which closes on Africa Day.
- Pick the African menu option in the dining-halls.
- Greet everyone they meet in a language that is spoken in Africa (Habari! Hujambo! Bonjour!)
- Read an African poem or start a conversation about a current African-wide issue.
- TED talks by African speakers on screen in Eden Grove.
- Africa Day Banners will be on display in all dining halls.
- Bring a poem from or about Africa to read at Cafe D’Vine (formerly Reddits) in New Street at 18h00.
For more information, please contact the International Office:
Tel: 046 603 8217