57. The African Philosophy of Science

The University of Johannesburg’s (UJ) Institute for Pan-African Thought and Conversation (IPATC), South Africa, in collaboration with the UJ Library, invites you to a virtual lecture titled The African Philosophy of Science, on Tuesday 8 March 2022 between 16:00 and 18:00 (SAST); 14:00 and 16:00 (GMT); and 09:00 and 11:00 (EST).

Opening and Welcome Remarks: Prof Siphamandla Zondi, Acting Director, UJ’s Institute for Pan-African Thought and Conversation, South Africa.

Speaker:   Dr. Zulumathabo Zulu, Research Scientist and Director of Madisebo University Research Institute; Doctoral Practitioner; Metaphysical Scientist; Cosmologist; Intellectual Historian; Lexicographer; Contextual Poet; Inventor; Engineer; Published Author.

Research at the Madisebo University Research Institute confirms the existence of a rich set of indigenous scientific philosophies, which is relevant to contemporary Africa. This lecture is about this revolutionary masterpiece in the intellectual history of Africa, placing it in the context of indigenous African science, mathematics, algorithms, engineering, indigenous African axioms and philosophical principles designed by the African ancients to enhance the sustenance and the survival of the future generations of the Melanin.

The Institute for Pan-African Thought and Conversation promotes original Pan-African ideas, critical dialogue, and innovative teaching in pursuit of global excellence.

RSVP: To receive a meeting link, please RSVP through this form: https://forms.office.com/r/X8K1wCL7bw.

For enquiries, please contact Mr Vusi Gumbi at vusig@uj.ac.za (tel: 011 559 7232). We thank you very much, and look forward to your participation at this important meeting.

Invitation Poster (382kB)

Event Type


Online via zoom


8 March 2022


16:00 and 18:00 (SAST)