One of the most eminent scholars of South African history and a prominent South African public intellectual, Professor Hermann Giliomee will speak on the political leadership in South Africa that contributed to the end of Apartheid.
He was a regular columnist for the Cape Times, the Rand Daily Mail, Die Burger, Beeld, and Volksblad and co-founded Die Suid-Afrikaan, an Afrikaans journal of opinion. He is the author, most recently, of The Afrikaners: Biography of a People and The Last Afrikaner Leaders: A Supreme Test of Power.
This talk is in recognition of Professor Richard Elphick’s retirement. A reception with Professor Giliomee in honor of Professor Elphick will be held Tuesday, May 5 at 4:15 p.m. in the Zelnick Pavilion.
Date: Monday, May 4
Time: 6:00 – 7:00 PM
Place: Russell House