47. Higher Education and the Struggle to Transform the Curriculum

The University of Johannesburg’s (UJ) Institute for Pan-African Thought and Conversation (IPATC), South Africa, in collaboration with Jacana publishers, held a Webinar book discussion of the volume titled “From Ivory Towers to Ebony Towers: Transforming Humanities Curricula in South Africa, Africa and African-American Studies”, on Thursday 27 August. 249 Guests were in attendance.


Chair: Professor Kammila Naidoo, Dean of the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Johannesburg.

Speakers: Professor Shireen Motala, South African Research Chairs Initiative (SARChI) Chair, and Head of the Postgraduate School at the University of Johannesburg.

Ms Sandile Ndelu, Advocacy Coordinator at the Centre for Applied Legal Studies at the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa.

Professor Adekeye Adebajo, Director of IPATC at the University of Johannesburg.

You can watch the event here

Event Type


Online via crowdcast


27 August 2020