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Discussion on reconciliation and social cohesion
2013-03-15

15 March 2013

South Africa has been pursuing the journey of reconciliation between races since 1994. One of the key variables in this is the de-racialising of the economic legacy of apartheid.

The results of Census 2011 show that racial income inequality, that was introduced and maintained by apartheid, still persists. What are the implications of this for the reconciliation project?

The UFS and the National Research Foundation (NRF) is hosting a dialogue on reconciliation and social cohesion in the context of racial inequality at the UFS Bloemfontein Campus.

This dialogue is part if the Science for Society Lecture Series by the NRF, which seeks to bridge the divide between science and community issues. The objective is to help society relate to how science, research and technology positively impact our day-to-day lives and on future generations.

Speakers: Prof Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela, Senior Research Professor on Trauma, Forgiveness and Reconciliation at UFS and Prof Andre Keet, Director of the Institute for Reconciliation and Social Justice at UFS.

Come and join the discussion.

  • Date: Tuesday 19 March 2013
  • Time: 18:30
  • Place: Albert Wessels Auditorium

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