50. Mediating Xenophobia in Africa

The University of Johannesburg’s (UJ) Institute for Pan-African Thought and Conversation (IPATC), in collaboration with the UJ Faculty of Humanities and the UJ Library, hosted a virtual book launch of the volume titled “Mediating Xenophobia in Africa“, on Tuesday 30 March 2021 between 16h00 and 17h30 (South African Standard Time); 14h00 and 15h30 (Greenwich Mean Time); and 10h00 and 11h30 (Eastern Daylight Time). The book launch was attended by 54 participants across South Africa, Africa, the Caribbean, North America, Europe, and beyond.

Chair: Dr. Nolubabalo Lulu Magam, School of Social Sciences at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), South Africa.

Speakers: Professor Dumisani Moyo, Vice Dean of the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Johannesburg.

Ms. Laura Freeman, Research Associate at the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Safety and Violence Initiative (SaVI), South Africa.

Dr. Adeoye O. Akinola, Senior Researcher at the Institute for Pan-African Thought and Conversation (IPATC) at the University of Johannesburg;


Event Type


Online via Zoom


Tuesday 30 March 2021


16:00-17:30 (SAST)