#FeesMustFall; The Advancement of Social Justice

  • 086_EYEscape_20130220-1

Professor Adam Habib, academic, researcher, activist, administrator, and renowned political commentator and columnist joins us as guest speaker for the Edinburgh Futures Institute Lecture Series (University of Edinburgh), showcasing pioneering interdisciplinary work across the sciences and humanities.

Transformation, democracy and development are fundamental themes of his research. His latest book, South Africa’s Suspended Revolution: Hopes and Prospects, has informed debates around the country’s transition into democracy, as well as its prospects for inclusive development.

#FeesMustFall and the Advancement of Social Justice

2015 and 2016 brought to the fore in South Africa two sets of events: the ‘#RhodesMustFall’ and ‘#FeesMustFall’ protests. Collectively, these became the largest student social movement since the dawn of the country’s democracy in 1994. The #FeesMustFall movement, whose principle concern was access for poor, black students to affordable, quality education, began at the University of the Witwatersrand and spread across the country, culminating in a march on the Union Buildings where former President Jacob Zuma conceded to a 0% fee increase for 2016.

REGISTER HERE FOR YOUR FREE TICKET

Event Categories: Events.

Place Your Review

Rate this place by clicking a star below :

Upload Image

Attach an image to your review.

Report this?

Send To Friend

Captcha Verification
captcha image

Send Enquiry

Captcha Verification
captcha image

Claim Listing

What is the claim proccess?

Captcha Verification
captcha image

About Edinburgh247

If you are a local business owner you can claim your free listing..

Please submit your ratings, comments and reviews to make this web site more useful for everyone.

**We have free cinema tickets to give away to anyone who submits a 250+ word review. Simply contact us after you post to claim your tickets :-)

Latest News

Get Our Email Updates

Find Us On Social Media