NML Lecture

SAERA Mandela Lecture 2023 – ‘Commodification, Corporatization, Complicity and Crisis: The University in Contemporary South Africa’.

This year marked SAERA’s 10th annual conference, a milestone hosted by Rhodes University’s Faculty of Education in East London in the Eastern Cape. This anniversary occasion was also marked by the delivery of our 10th annual Nelson Mandela Lecture as part of the conference at the end of the opening day in a plenary session …

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Webinar Nelson Mandela Legacy Lecture: SAERA 2022

UNIVERSITY OF THE WESTERN CAPE WEBINAR Nelson Mandela Legacy LectureSAERA 2022 Prof Salim VallyMandela, Education and the Indignity of These Times Date:  22 September 2022 Time:  17h00 – 18h30 Zoom URL:   https://bit.ly/3NzGNRo Purpose of webinar The lecture will critically engage with Mandela’s celebrated statement that “education is the most powerful weapon which you can use …

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2021 Lecture by Prof. Jill Adler

Professor Jill Adler presented the 2021 annual SAERA Nelson Mandela Legacy Lecture, entitled “Thinking-with-Mandela on levering educational change”. The event was held on Zoom online due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic, and was hosted by the WITS School of Education. In her presentation, Prof Jill Adler asked us to reflect on Mandela’s Legacy, …

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2019 Lecture by Prof. Relebohile Moletsane

Prof Relebohile Moletsane (UKZN) presented on Wednesday 31 July 2019, at DUT University Ritson Campus, the annual SAERA Nelson Mandela Legacy Lecture, entitled “Rethinking Legacies in the Midst of the War on Women’s Bodies: A Feminist ‘Ghost Dance’ with Mandela”. Relebohile (Lebo) Moletsane is a Full Professor and the JL Dube Chair in Rural Education …

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SAERA Nelson Mandela Legacy Lecture 2018

Dr Maria Elena Torre (CUNY) and Prof Puleng Segalo (UNISA) presented on 24 April 2018, at North-West University, the annual SAERA Nelson Mandela Legacy Lecture, entitled “Epistemic Justice in the Academy: Decolonizing Power, Knowledge and Being through Critical and Participatory Research.” The scholars drew upon the writing of Mandela as a way of critiquing education. …

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2018 Lecture by Dr Maria Elena Torre (CUNY) & Prof. Puleng Segalo (UNISA)

Dr Maria Elena Torre (CUNY) and Prof Puleng Segalo (UNISA) presented on 24 April 2018, at North-West University, the annual SAERA Nelson Mandela Legacy Lecture, entitled “Epistemic Justice in the Academy: Decolonizing Power, Knowledge and Being through Critical and Participatory Research.” The scholars drew upon the writing of Mandela as a way of critiquing education. …

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