01.08.2016

Kerry Bystrom held keynote speech at the 2016 Tübingen University Summer School conference


Tübingen University's 2016 edition of its yearly Summer School series took place from July 25 through 29 under the title "Truth Commissions and the Culture of Dissenting Memory in the Global South." The five-day conference assembled scholars from institutions in India, Brazil, South Africa, South Korea, Mexico, and Senegal, as well as German universities. 

Kerry Bystrom delivered a keynote speech "Reassessing Truth and Reconciliation 20 Years On: Views from the South African Stage." Further keynote speakers were Véronique Tadjo (University of the Witwatersrand/South Africa), Ahn Byung-Ook (The Catholic University of Korea) and Lars Eckstein (University of Potsdam/Germany).

The conference was further supported by DAAD, Literary Cultures of the Global South and the Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung.

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