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18:00 - 20:00 13 November 2017

African Perspectives on Empathy, Reparative Humanism and Recognition


Institute of Advanced Studies CG | Wilkins Building (link Map)
Gower St | London | WC1E 6BT | United Kingdom

Open to: Alumni | Public | Academic | Student
Admission: Free
Ticketing: Open

Speaker information

Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela, Speaker, Stellenbosch University, Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela is Professor and Research Chair in Historical Trauma and Transformation at Stellenbosch University, South Africa. She has been Professor in the Psychology Department at the University of Cape Town, and Senior Research Professor at the University of the Free State leading the research initiative in Trauma, Memory and Forgiveness.

The speaker Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela (Stellenbosh University) seeks to broaden the horizon of understanding of the dynamics of empathy in victim-perpetrator encounters. She lays out a richer, deeper and multi-layer understanding of the mutual reciprocity of empathy that takes into account the African knowledge archive.


Maria Wyke
+44 (0) 2072092324 | m.wyke@ucl.ac.uk