Beyond Nuremberg: The Historical Significance of the Post-Apartheid Transition in South Africa

The Center for Law, History and Culture 12th Annual Law & Humanities Distinguished Lecture
Center for Law, History and Culture
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November 14, 2013
4:00 pm
University Park Campus
Town and Gown (Map)
free

The Center for Law, History and Culture is pleased to announce the Twelfth Annual Law & Humanities Distinguished Lecture, which will be held on Thursday, November 14, at 4 pm, at USC Town & Gown.
The Center for Law, History and Culture is pleased to announce the Twelfth Annual Law & Humanities Distinguished Lecture, which will be held on Thursday, November 14, at 4 pm, at USC Town & Gown. The 2013 Lecturer is Mahmood Mamdani, who will speak on "Beyond Nuremberg: The Historical Significance of the Post-Apartheid Transition in South Africa." Mahmood Mamdani is the Herbert Lehman Professor of Government at Columbia University and a leading scholar of African history and politics, human rights, and the War on Terror. Prior to joining the Columbia faculty, Mamdani was a professor at the University of Dar-es-Salaam in Tanzania (1973-79), Makerere University in Uganda (1980-1993), and the University of Cape Town (1996-1999). He has received numerous awards and recognitions, including being listed as one of the "Top 20 Public Intellectuals" by Foreign Policy (US) and Prospect (UK) magazine in 2008. From 1998 to 2002 he served as President of CODESRIA (Council for the Development of Social Research in Africa). His essays have appeared in the New Left Review and the London Review of books, among other journals.