Date: Thursday, 22 June 2023
Time: 13h00 – 17h30 (online event begins at 14h00)
Venue: ISivivana Centre, 8 Mzala Street (Corner of Mzala & Julius Tsholo Streets, Khayelitsha)
Join virtually: https://tinyurl.com/LARC-Symposium
PANELISTS AND PROGRAMME
13.00 – 14.00 – Arrival and refreshments
14.00 – 15.00 – Keynote address
- Sabelo Mncinziba – A reflection on the history of loss and putting value and meaning to what was lost as a result of the Land Act(s) and Q&A session
15.15 – 17.15 – Panel Discussion and Q&A session
- Bevil Lucas (Reclaim the City) – Current challenges and solutions to landlessness in urban and semi urban spaces.
- Constance Mogale (National Coordinator of the Alliance for Rural Democracy) – Current struggles for the security of land tenure in rural South Africa.
- Advocate Tembeka Ngcukaitobi – A way forward in undoing the legacy of the Land Act(s). Thoughts on what can be done to turn things around and, progressively, realize land reform in South Africa.
17.15 – Close and thanks
Sabelo Mcinziba is a researcher preoccupied with the question of the Human throughout history. His intellectual work is inter-, multi- and transdisciplinary in service of a set of questions that come together when thinking about the human. These include the questions of power, violence, trauma, land, labour, food, health, death, freedom, justice, love, aesthetics, space, modernity, identity, heritage, memory, education, etc.
Constance Mogale is an experienced South African land activist who has led several campaigns and initiatives. Constance is currently the national coordinator of the Alliance for Rural Democracy (ARD,) a loose network of organisations, communities and individual activists, campaigning for land rights and livelihoods in South Africa. Previously she led a grassroots movement called the Land Access Movement of South Africa (LAMOSA), A federation of communities claiming land through Restitution.
Bevil Lucas is a resident of Cissie Gool house and a leader of the social movement Reclaim the City, that is advocating for spatial justice in Cape Town. Lucas is also currently serving as a board member of the International Labour Research and Information Group.
Tembeka Ngcukaitobi is an advocate of the High Court of South Africa, and a specialist in land law, constitutional law and labour law. He is an author of bestselling books in land, constitutional law and history.
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