Shared Histories Symposium - Keynote Address: Young People as Agents of Social Change

Event time: 
Saturday, September 12, 2020 - 9:00am to 11:00am
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Event description: 

Keynote address by Seth Mazibuko, followed by a conversation between Seth Mazibuko and Dr. Dan Magaziner, Yale University. Audience questions to follow.
Seth Mazibuko was a student organizer and leader of the 1976 Soweto Uprising, which lead to his arrest, conviction and sentencing to Robben Island for seven years. He continues to be involved in activism for social justice, most recently working with the South African Human Rights Committee, the June 16 Youth Development Foundation, and the Gauteng Housing Crisis Committee.
Dan Magaziner is a historian of 20th century Africa at Yale University and the Director of Undergraduate Studies for the Council for African Studies at the MacMillan Center. He is the author of two books: The Law and the Prophets: Black Consciousness in South Africa, 1968 – 1977 (2010) and The Art of Life in South Africa (2016).
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