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The Mandela-Obama Effect: Legacies and soft power forum

When: Tuesday, 10 July 2018 - Tuesday, 10 July 2018
Where: Braamfontein Campus East
Senate Room, 2nd Floor, Solomon Mahlangu House
Start time:8:00
Enquiries:

kelebogile.tadi@wits.ac.za

The African Centre for the Study of the United States will host a vibrant debate on Africa-US and global issues under the presidencies of Mandela and Obama.

The debate will be held in celebration of the centennial birthday of Nelson Mandela and prior to the much anticipated Nelson Mandela annual lecture to be presented by former US President Barack Obama on 17 July 2018. 

The discussion will feature speakers from the following organisations:

  • The Mandela Foundation
  • Department of International Relations and Cooperation
  • Institute for Global Dialogue
  • American media in South Africa
  • Wits Department of International Relations, and Journalism and Media Studies
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