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Communication strategies for social change

When: Friday, 01 July 2016 - Friday, 01 July 2016
Where: Parktown Education Campus
Resource Centre, School of Public Health
Start time:12:30

DST-NRF Centre of Excellence in Human Development and MRC/Wits DPHRU will host a public lecture presented by Dr Eric Lindland.

He is a cognitive anthropologist whose research focuses on how analogies are used in language, symbolism and ethics to bridge meanings across cultural systems.

Currently a fellow at the FrameWorks Institute in Washington DC, Lindland has for five years led research at the Institute to develop communications strategies in the areas of environmental health, child development, education and criminal justice reform, among others.

Lindland will share his experiences with the Early Childhood Development work the FrameWorks Institute has conducted in countries such as Australia and the UK and outline the initial stages of work currently being conducted in South Africa in collaboration with the CoE-HUMAN, the University of Stellenbosch, UNICEF and a range of other stakeholders.

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