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A drain on our dignityA Drain on our Dignity: An Insider's Perspective

The Centre of African Studies invites you to the exhibition opening and book launch.

Masixole Feni, the winner of the Ernest Cole Award 2015, focuses his camera on the lack of service delivery and the life of the marginalised in Cape Town's local townships.
Venue: CAS Gallery, 2nd Floor Harry Oppenheimer Building
Date/Time of Event: 3 August 2017, 6pm
Contact: Paul.Weinberg@uct.ac.za


The Mendi Centenary Conference

This conference, hosted by the Centre for African Studies at the University of Cape Town, commemorates the sinking of the SS Mendi that occurred during the First World War, on 21 February 1917. It pays tribute to the South African Native Labour Contingent, and the men on the Mendi who died en route to fight for their dignity and human rights through service to the war effort.
Event Type: Exhibition and conference
Date of Event: 28 - 30 March 2017