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University Seminar 2016

- LitNet

Freelance journalist Hans Pienaar interviewed Achille Mbembe on the new politics of the SA student.

“The problem with South Africa is that all predictions always seem to run counter to the brutal fact that South Africa always seems to escape any prediction. What happens is never what people predict will happen,” says Professor Achille Mbembe from the Wits Institutes for Social and Economic Research.

Read the full transcript on LitNet.

This interview is part of the University Seminar 2016 series – an ongoing conversation on education, access, transformation, language and the Constitution – published by the independent Internet journal, LitNet. This interview was originally commissioned by Business Day but has not been published in its complete form.

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