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Cognitive justice: Rethinking tradition and health

When: Tuesday, 15 June 2021 - Tuesday, 15 June 2021
Where: Online Event
Start time:19:30
Enquiries:

Bookings.Origins@wits.ac.za

The Origins Centre will host this lecture to be delivered by Dr Yirga Gelaw Woldeyes and Dr Kirti Ranchod

What can we learn from traditions where older people are viewed as sacred? How can traditional values lead to better relationships and health? Join neurologist, Dr Kirti Ranchod and author and researcher, Dr Yirga Gelaw Woldeyes as they discuss the potential of values rooted in tradition to support healthier societies. This talk forms part of the series Healthy Ageing & The Brain: Tapping into our Cultural Capital.

Platform: Memorability on YouTube

About the speakers

Dr. Woldeyes is a Senior Lecturer, multidisciplinary researcher, poet and writer based in Curtin University's Centre for Human Rights Education. His research focuses on the critical study of development, education and law, and the importance of lived experience and epistemic diversity for decolonial and sustainable futures. Dr. Ranchod is a neurologist working on brain health and healthy ageing. Her approach includes an understanding of the potential health benefits of traditional ways of living.

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