32. The Challenges of Africa/Europe Migration, and Combating Xenophobia in South Africa

The University of Johannesburg’s (UJ) Institute for Pan-African
Thought and Conversation
(IPATC), and the UJ Library, invite you to a Public Dialogue on: The Challenges of Africa/Europe Migration, and Combating Xenophobia in South Africa.

Dear Honourable Guest,

On behalf of the University of Johannesburg’s (UJ) Institute for Pan-African Thought and Conversation (IPATC), Johannesburg, in collaboration with the UJ Library, we would like to invite you to the public dialogue titled “Challenges of Africa/Europe Migration, and Combating Xenophobia in South Africa.” This event is scheduled to take place at the University of Johannesburg, Auckland Park Kingsway (APK) Campus Library (Chinua Achebe Auditorium, 6th Floor), on Tuesday 29 October 2019 from 17h00 to 18h30.

Mr. Anthony Kaziboni, Research Coordinator, University of Johannesburg’s (UJ) Institute for Pan-African Thought and Conversation (IPATC), has been invited to chair the event; while Mr. Raul de Luzenberger, Deputy Head of Delegation at the European Union (EU) Office, in Tshwane, South Africa; and Professor Pragna Rugunanan, Head of Department, Sociology, University of Johannesburg, will be the speakers.

The Institute for Pan-African Thought and Conversation was established at the University of Johannesburg in 2016 as one of its four flagship centres of excellence to conduct research. It also provides a forum for scholars, practitioners, and civil society actors across Africa and its Diaspora to dialogue and contribute to the rigorous production and dissemination of Pan-African knowledge. The Institute aims to promote original and innovative Pan-African ideas and critical dialogue in pursuit of global excellence in research and teaching, and to contribute actively to building an international profile for UJ on Pan-African issues.

This public dialogue is open to students, faculty, and other University staff at the University of Johannesburg, as well as the academic, civil society, and business community in South Africa’s Gauteng province, members of the public, government officials, and diplomats.

For any further information, please contact Mr. Berneth Koopman at bernethk@uj.ac.za \ 011 559 7234 and Ms. Maria Ramasehla at mramasehla@uj.ac.za \ 011 559 7232.

We thank you very much, and look forward to your participation at this important meeting.

Event Type

Venue

Chinua Achebe Auditorium (6th Floor)
Auckland Park Kingsway Campus Library
University of Johannesburg
South Africa

Date

29 October 2019

Time

17:00 – 18:30