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Oosthuizen Memorial Lecture

Date: 28 September 2018 18:00 - 28 September 2018 19:00
Location: Eden Grove Blue Lecture Theatre
Organiser: Benita Rama (Phone 046 603 8520)
Event Type: Alumni

The Memorial Lecture was founded in 1970 as an annual event organised by the Rhodes Academic Freedom Committee. The first lecture was presented by Alan Paton. Other notable South African that have had the honour to present papers at this lecture include Helen Joseph (1982), Nadine Gordimer (1983), Albie Sachs (1991), Mamphela Ramphela (1999), Minister Naledi Pandor (2005), Ferial Haffajee (2007), Professor Barney Pityana (2008), Radio journalist and Rhodes alumni Eusebius McKaiser ( 2016) and Papama Nomboniso Gasa (Adjunct Professor: School of Public Law, University of Cape Town).  This year the lecture will be presented by Dr Nomathamsanqa Tisani who holds a PhD in History from Rhodes University.  Tisani will speak on LOST OPPORTUNITIES AND PERVADING HOPE IN SOUTH AFRICAN HIGHER EDUCATION

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