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International colloquium: Listening to the Rivonia trial: courts, archives and liberation movements’

When: Thursday, 27 September 2018 - Thursday, 27 September 2018
Where: Braamfontein Campus East
Seminar Room, Humanities Graduate Centre, Ground floor, South West Engineering Building
Start time:9:00

The Wits History Workshop and IFAS-Research will host this one-day colloquium.

The colloquium seeks reflect on the present and historical significance of the recently restored Rivonia Trial sound archive, as part of the opening and study of the apartheid archives in South Africa. The colloquium will offer a comparative reach into the experiences of colonial and repressive regimes in other parts of the continent. New perspectives on liberation movements and emancipatory politics, and the issue of legal archives both as historical records and heritage, will be at the centre of the panel discussions.


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