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  The Position of Women in Post-Apartheid South Africa: An Assessment of Gains and Losses When: 4/29/2011 1:00:00 PM
Where: Student Center Room 205
Guests and Scholars
  • Ahmed Kathrada South African politician, anti-apartheid activist and former political prisoner. He and Nelson Mandela started the Truth and Reconciliation Commission to deal with past injustice and built the new South African government based on non-racialism.
  • Barbara Hogan The Minister of Public Enterprises in the Cabinet of South Africa, Hogan was included in the 2009 Time 100, an annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world.   
  • Eddie Daniels After they were both released from prison, Mandela said of Daniels, “We recall his loyalty and courage; his sense of humour, and justice as well as total commitment to the struggle of the prisoners for the eradication of injustice and for the betterment of their conditions.”
  • Andre Odendaal Odendaal’s recent book, "The Story of an African Game," is the first to cover in detail the history and experience of black African cricketers in South Africa. Odendaal was the only white first-class cricketer to play with black cricketers during the apartheid era in South Africa.
  • Peter Barron has worked largely in the public health sector for the past 30 years including time as clinician and managerial work in local and provincial government in South Africa. His main focus of recent work has been around improving the quality of care at a primary care level and implementation of a district health system
  • Zohra Ebrahim Recently appointed Chairperson of the Social Housing Regulator (SHRA) in South Africa, Ebrahim will be a scholar-in-residence for the Spring 2011 semester.
  • Stan Brunn University of Kentucky professor in the Department of Geography, Brunn will be participating in a faculty exchange program travelling to South Africa in 2011.
  • Boyce Watkins is a scholar in residence in the entrepreneurship and innovation unit at Syracuse University and a social commentator making regular appearances in various national media outlets, including CNN, Good Morning America, MSNBC, Fox News, BET, NPR, Essence Magazine, USA Today, The Today Show, ESPN, The Tom Joyner Morning Show and CBS Sports.
  • Billy Reed is a longtime Kentucky-based newspaper columnist, magazine writer, radio talk-show host and guest, TV commentator, political pundit, communications specialist, public speaker, and book author.
  • Mike Dyssel is an instructor at the University of the Western Cape teaching a wide range of courses including Environmental Studies, Environmental Management, Geomorphology,Climatology, Regional Studies, Map Analysis, Remote Sensing and Tourism Impacts.
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