SOCIAL MEMORY, as a force for social and economic transformation

: Nkondo (M.) ed.

R 435.00
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323pp., illus., paperback, Pretoria, 2021


Forewords by President Cyril Ramaphosa and Nathi Mthethwa, Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture. 

Contributions include:

"Contradictions in memorialising liberation history" by Albie Sachs

"Freedom Park as a place of memory: Symbolic reparations, indigenous African knowledge systems and reconciliation" by Jane Mufamadi

"The historical transformation of male initiation political-cultural practices and its role in nation-building: The case of the Western Cape province" by Mthobeli Guma

"Reconciliation and social justice in South Africa: Still the unfinished business of the TRC?" by Tembeka Ngcebetsha-Mooij

"Rising Violence: The crisis of broken individuals" by William Gumede

"The place of memory in the life and work of Desmond Tutu" by Tinyiko Maluleke

"Memorialising the untold stories of women, for transformation" by Thenjiwe Mtintso

"Press freedom 25 years post independence: Challenges and solutions for the South African model" by Lauren Marx

"To sing or not to sing: The protest song in South Africa today" by Vuyisile Msila

"Shared dreams: Creative art - from collective memory to social transformation" by Judy Seidman

"The political economy and ethics of global solidarity in Covid-19" by Muxe Nkondo.

Professor Muxe Nkondo is a former Andrew Mellon Fellow in English and Visiting Professor at Harvard University and former Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Venda, is currently a member of the Council of the University of South Africa and Chairperson of the Rixaka Forum and Collins Chabane Foundation.