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 Centre for Humanities Research makes waves in Brazil

Centre for Humanities Research makes waves in Brazil

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In October 2013, Prof Premesh Lalu, Director of the Centre for Humanities Research at UWC, was invited to deliver a public lecture at the Universidad Nacional De San Martin (UNSAM) in Buenos Aires as a guest of Professor Carlos Ruta, president of the university. The lecture was titled "The Humanities After Apartheid" and formed part of UNSAM's South-South initiative. The lecture which was attended by about 80 scholars from across a range of disciplines and faculties. The UNSAM translated Lalu's article on Nelson Mandela which appeared in the Delhi-based Economic and Political Weekly in July 2013. A further interview on the question of neoliberalism as a theory of race featured in the Argentinian daily Pagina12. Following the lecture, Lalu was interviewed on the debate on the humanities in South Africa, which was featured on the Universidad Nacional De San Martin website.

View the interview here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YO-gamXC4PM​

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