• 30 November 2010 Prof C Landsberg, University of Johannesburg, The ANC and International Relations; Dr P Matjoa, ANC Veteran, A veteran’s perspective on the history of the ANC; Dr HM Maserumule, South African Association of Public Administration and Management (TUT), The evolution of the developmental state concept in the ANC’s economic thinking.
  • 23 March 2011 Prof C Saunders, University of Cape Town, ANC Centenary: the historiography of national liberation in South Africa – A focus on the ANC; Prof W Gumede, Soul of the ANC from the time of birth to old age – tracing the evolution of the ANC’s character, in terms of ideology and political strategy.
  • 15 April 2011 Mr B Maaba, University of the Witwatersrand, The repatriation of the ANC material to Fort Hare; Dr T Mufamadi, Mapungubwe Institute for Strategic Reflection (MISTRA), The World Council of Churches and its Programme to Combat Racism: Their solidarity with the ANC in the anti-apartheid struggle.
  • 27 July 2011 Dr S Zondi, Institute for Global Dialogue (UNISA), The international solidarity: A catalyst for the ANC’s progressive internationalism doctrine.
  • 31 August 2011 Mr M Mkunqwana, ANC veteran, The Robben Island Experiences of ANC Veterans.
  • 21 September 2011 Prof C Bundy, University of Oxford, Cooking the Rice Outside the Pot? The ANC and SACP in exile, 1960 to 1990.
  • 12 October 2011 Dr A Adebajo, Centre for Conflict Resolution (CCR), Cape Town, Mandela, Mbeki, and the ANC's African Footprint.
  • 24 October 2011 Prof S Ellis, Free University Amsterdam, The African National Congress and the international community, 1960 to 1990.
  • 23 November 2011 Prof B Turok, Parliament, The evolution of ANC economic policy.
  • 14 March 2012 Prof S Hassim, University of the Witwatersrand, Rethinking Gender: The ANC and Feminism in the 20th Century.
  • 22 June 2012 Dr FM Lucky Mathebula, Research Associate at the Centre for Africa Studies, The Youth of Today and the Challenge of Generational Consciousness.
  • 13 February 2013 Prof K Prah, The Centre for Advanced Studies of African Society, Cape Town, The Future of South Africa in Africa.
  • 10 February 2014 Dr Vanessa Farr, independent consultant, Entrenching male privilege: Post-conflict “development strategies” and the reifying of patriarchal paradigms.
  • 15 September 2014 Prof Locksley Edmondson, Africana Studies and Research Centre, University of Cornell, Revisiting the Afro-Optimism / Afro-Pessimism Debate.
  • 16 October 2014 Prof Akosua Adomako Ampofu, Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana (Legon), Marrying Research and Activism: Examples from Popular Culture and Domestic Violence Work.
  • 9 April 2015 Mr Chris Hills, PhD candidate, University of Sydney, Gendered Reintegration in Liberia: A ‘Kwi’ Failure?
  • 24 July 2015 Professor Vusi Gumede, Head of the Thabo Mbeki African Leadership Institute, UNISA, New Paradigms for African Leadership in the Context of Thought Liberation and Thought Leadership.


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