• Trauma, Forgiveness and Reconciliation Studies
    Inaugural Presentation of Vice-Chancellor's Lecture Series: "Sites of Trauma, Sites of Conscience"

    Attentive Audience - "An opportunity for dialogue with public, including young thinkers with intruguing ideas and insight on issues related to historical trauma and memory"

  • Trauma, Forgiveness and Reconciliation Studies
    Department of Peace Studies Research; Uppsala University
    Professor Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela presenting a lecture with Emeritus Professor Irvin Staub, Peace and Conflict Studies Research Department, Uppsala University.
  • Trauma, Forgiveness and Reconciliation Studies
    Vice-Chancellor's Lecture Series: "Narrating Rape during the South African War" by Emeritus Prof Ant
    Profs Lucius Botes, Helene Strauss, Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela, Antjie Krog and Dr Buhle Zuma at Prof Krog's Lecture.
  • Trauma, Forgiveness and Reconciliation Studies
    Postgraduate students 2015
    Doctoral and Master's students during a postgraduate students' research workshop with Prof Engela Pretorius as guest of honour.
  • Trauma, Forgiveness and Reconciliation Studies
    Empathic responses to video clips from the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission

    Melike Fourie, Post-doctoral Fellow leading brain imaging in our multidisciplinary research on empathy. 

  • Trauma, Forgiveness and Reconciliation Studies
    "Forgiveness, Law and Justice, Third Annual Reconciliation Lecture 2014"

    "What is Forgiveness? What is it? Why consider it? Should it be encouraged? By law, by leaders?” - Professor Martha Minow

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Vice-Chancellor's Lecture Series: Trauma, Memory and Representations of the Past

The Vice-Chancellor’s Lecture Series on Trauma, Memory and Representations of the Past is a platform for reflection among scholars and artists engaged in critical investigations of historical trauma and memory. The nature of the platform is interdisciplinary, and to some extent international. The goal is to create opportunity for dialogue with speakers in the series, including young thinkers with intriguing ideas and insight on issues related to historical trauma and memory.

26 March 2015, at Albert Wessels Auditorium, UFS.

Inaugural Lecture by Judge Albie Sachs: "Sites of Memory, Sites of Conscience”

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29 April 2015, at Albert Wessels Auditorium, UFS

Second Lecture by Philip Miller: “Disrupting the Silence: The Past and Transnational Memory”

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23 June 2015, at Albert Wessels Auditorium, UFS

Third Lecture by Professor Antjie Krog: "They couldn't achieve their Goal with me: Narrating Rape during the South African War"

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27 July 2015, at the Institute for Reconciliation and Social Justice,  UFS

Speaking Sounds: "The voices of the Marikana Widows"

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30 July 2015, at the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) , Cape Town. South Africa.

Intergenerational Dialogue between Candice Mama and Judge Albie Sachs

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