Poet, Writer and Human Rights Activist Yazir Henri Discusses The Challenge of Freedom after Apartheid in South Africa
This event was held on October 27, 2008 at Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room
This program is held in conjunction with the upcoming UM Wallenberg lecture by Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu. Yazir Henri has written and published on the politics of memory, trauma, identity, sustainable peace and Truth Commissions. He is the founding Director of the Direct Action Centre for Peace and Memory in Cape Town, S. Africa, and works on social reintegration programs with former combatants, political prisoners, and torture survivors. Henri currently lectures at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the UM.
For more information on Dr. Tutuâ€™s lecture, visit http://wallenberg.umich.edu.