Toward an Africa Without Borders Conference 2007: From Theory to Practice
5-8 July 2007
Steve Biko Campus, Durban University of Technology, Durban, South Africa
Join us for Toward an Africa Without Borders' 3rd International conference featuring:
** Keynote Speakers **
Thursday 5 July - 'Africa’s Liberation: Against the Four Headed Beast!'
Andile Mngxitama, Foundation for Human Rights in South Africa; Landless Peoples' Movement
Friday 6 July - 'Pan African International - New Realities'
Chengiah Rogers Ragaven, Central Connecticut State University
Saturday 7 July - 'African Repair and Renewal in the Twenty First Century: Towards the United States of Africa'
Horace G. Campbell, Syracuse University
** Special Events **
Friday 6 July, 7pm: Conference Reception, DUT Art Gallery
In conjunction with the DUT Art Gallery, the conference will host the official opening of 'Images of Remembrance', an exhibition of mixed media panels by Lukas Van Vuuren. A drinks reception will follow. For further details please visit http://www.towardanafricawithoutborders.org/DUTartexhibitflyer.html
Saturday 7 July, 1-4pm: Community Outreach Event, KwaMashu Indoor Sports Center
Confirmed speakers include Dennis Brutus and Baruti Amisi. Further details to be announced.
We welcome your attendance and encourage you to pre-register online at www.towardanafricawithoutborders.org
Please note that conference attendance is free.
For more information, please visit
http://www.towardanafricawithoutborders.org/durban2007.html where you will find full details of the conference and links to information about visiting and staying in Durban.
If you have further questions, please contact us at email@example.com
We look forward to seeing you in Durban!
Toward an Africa Without Borders is dedicated to opening borders, both physical and metaphorical, and to promoting unity and solidarity between groups in Africa and the Diaspora. Our third international conference brings together scholars and activists from around the globe to investigate how academic theory can be translated into positive change for those living in Africa and the Diaspora. We look forward to a lively exchange of ideas and the creation of new alliances across different sites of engagement.
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