resisting colonisation: the northern cape frontier

08Jul11

History Department, McGregor Museum, Kimberley

Wed 14 Sept:

19:00 Book launch “Luka Jantjie: resistance hero of the South African

frontier” and opening of exhibition with talk by John Aldridge, Aldridge

Press, London

Thursday, 15 September 2011:

07:45 – 08:45 Registration

08:45 – 09:00 Welcome – Kgosi Pelonomi Toto

09:00 Opening Address

09:45 – 10:20 Tea

10:20 Yonah Seleti: 19th century SA frontier

11:00 Kevin Shillington: Luka the man

11:40 Pramesh Lalu (unconfirmed): Hintsa

12:20 Discussion

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch

14:10 Neil Parsons: The Korana and their relationship with the Batswana

14:50 Brian Willan: The Langeberg Rebellion and the colonial state: some

African responses

15:30 Bo-Kgosi Jantjie, Toto, Mothibi responses

16:15 Discussion

17:00 Closure by Kgosi Kgosiemang Mothibi

Short Play & Cocktail Function

Friday, 16 September 2011:

08:15 – 08:45 Registration

08:45 – 09:00 Introduction by Colin Fortune, Manager: McGregor Museum

09:00 Sabine Marschall: Collective Memory and Commemoration in

Southern Africa

09:45 – 10:20 Tea

10:20 Ridwan Laher: Memory and Confronting the Past

11:00 José Manuel de Prada-Samper: Landscape as memorial: building on

the legacy of Louis Anthing

11:40 Noel Solani: Liberation songs, representation and contestations

of memory”

12:00 Discussion

Closure of conference by Kgosi Kgosienewang II Jantjie

13:00 Lunch

 

 



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