Venue: Stellenbosch University
Dates: 5 – 9 December 2018

Opening Keynote Lecture by Homi Bhabha
Keynote and Public Lecture by Achille Mbembe
Closing Round Table by Jessica Benjamin and Jacqueline Rose

Guidelines for Presenters

Individual Presentations:

 Each individual session is allocated 30 minutes. This includes presentation and Q&A. Presenters are requested to plan on speaking for 20-minutes and to allow ten minutes for Q&A.

Bios for all speakers will be available online and saved with abstracts on a flash drive that will be included in the conference pack. Please keep to the time allocated for your presentation.

Panel and Round Table Presentations

These sessions are scheduled for 1 hour 15 minutes. It is up to presenters to decide how they plan their presentations; however, we request that each presenter leaves 15 minutes for discussion.


Please email visual presentations to prior to the conference. All Power Point Presentations should be on Microsoft Wordplease note that the system available at the conference is not compatible with Apple. Your presentation will be available in the venue in which you have been allocated to speak. Helpers will be on hand to assist in the venues, should this be necessary.

The standard AV equipment in each room will include a computer, data projector and screen. You do not need to use your own laptop for your presentation. If you have any special requirements for your presentation, please contact who will try to accommodate you where possible.

What is the appropriate response to the echoes of historical wounding that extend far beyond the generation that experienced the trauma directly?

What strategies might quell the haunting repercussions of genocide, slavery, colonial oppression, and mass violence that play out in the lives of affected individuals and groups from both sides of these acts?
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