How Apartheid Ended: Mandela and the Last White Leaders of South Africa

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

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