Colloquia 2020

Fort Hare Philosophy Colloquium program 2020

First semester

19 Feb: Dr Motsamai Molefe (University of Fort Hare): African Personhood and Dignity

4 March: Dr Albert Kasanda (Czech Academy of Sciences): African Youth and Social Media. Exploring the philosophical reach and efficiency of youth performance; Prof Alena Rettova (University of London): The languages and genres of African philosophy

5-6 March: International Colloquium: Contributions to African Phenomenology (Crawfords Chintsa)

Presenters:

Prof Lewis Gordon (University of Connecticut)

Prof Paulin Hountondji (Université Nationale du Bénin)

Prof Rozena Maart (UKZN)

Prof Achille Mbembe (Wits)

Respondents:

Dr Chris Allsobrook (University of Fort Hare)

Thabang Dladla (University of Limpopo)

Prof Louise du Toit (Stellenbosch University)

Prof Patrick Eldridge (University of New Brunswick)

Schalk Gerber (Stellenbosch University)

Dr Albert Kasanda (Czech Academy of Sciences)

Dr M. John Lamola (University of Pretoria)

Prof Bernard Matolino (UKZN)

Keo Mbebe (University of Pretoria)

Prof Uchenna Okeja (Rhodes University)

Prof Abraham Olivier (University of Fort Hare)      

Prof Mogobe Ramose (summative respondent) (Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University)

Prof Alena Rettová (University of London)

Justin Sands (North West University)

Prof Pedro Tabensky (Rhodes University)

Term Break: 23 March - 30 March

Easter Break: 10 – 13 April

21 April: Bookshop: Citizenship in a Globalized World

Presenter: Dr Christine Hobden (University of Fort Hare)

Respondents: Dr Motsamai Molefe (University of Fort Hare), Dr Chris Allsobrook (University of Fort Hare)

22 April: Andre Saldanha (Wits): Learning to become human. Ubuntu-ist epistemology and the philosophy of education

6 May: Motlatsi Khosi (UNISA): Ubuntu as a living philosophy from below