Pan-African Pantheon

From 16 to 18 June 2017, IPATC hosted a three-day conference on “The Pan-African Pantheon”. Papers were presented by prominent African and Diaspora scholars from Africa, the Caribbean, the United States, and Europe.The conference generated significant media coverage in South Africa and elsewhere. Links to some of the articles appear below.

Selwyn R. Cudjoe, Go to Timbuktu!!!, Trinidad and Tobago News, 27 June 2017,,88182,.shtml,

Sungula Nkabinde, Pan-African institute tackles academic decolonisation, University World News, Issue No: 465, 23 June 2017,

Helmy Sharawy, Dialogues of African Unity in South Africa, Al Ithtihad, 20 June 2017, ,

Kgaugelo Masweneng, UJ to compile manual to guide decolonisation of curriculum, Times Live, 19 June 2017,

Msindisi Fengu, Teen disrupts Pan-African debate, City Press, 18 June 2017,

Kgaugelo Masweneng, UJ ponders decolonising education in three-day colloquium, Times Live, 18 June 2017,

Sehlare Makgetlaneng, Will the Pan-African forum deliver on its aims?, Sunday Independent, 18 June 2017,,

Msindisi Fengu, UJ conference to decolonise university curriculum focuses on Pan-Africanism, City Press, 16 June 2017,