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Opening Centre of Memory, 2004.09.21, Houghton: [Set of 65 Still Images]

An opening of the Centre of Memory. Featuring Brad Pitt looking at the exhibition, Nelson Mandela arriving with Zelda la Grange, Nelson Mandela looking at the exhibition, Nelson Mandela and Nelson Mandela Foundation staff group photos, Ahmed Kathrada and Mac Maharaj looking at the exhibition ’Prisoner in the Garden’; Shots of archival materials, Donald Card and his wife.

Willman, Matthew

Dialogue: Archives at the Crossroads, 2007.04.23-24, Houghton: [Set of 543 Images]

Dialogue on 'Archives at Crossroads' which was organised by the Nelson Mandela Foundation and co-convened with the National Archives and the Constitution of Public Intellectual Life Research Project. Participants in the auditorium, NMF building and photos of the ‘Malibongwe’ exhibition. The dialogue was held over two days on 23 and 24 April.

Oryx Media Production

David Meyer Gollan

Photos of the handover by Peter Magubane of one of his slide-show to the Nelson Mandela Foundation.

Meyergollan, David

One Law, One Nation: Conversation on the Constitution, 2012. 03.08, Johannesburg: [Set of 30 Images]

One Law, One Nation: Conversation on the Constitution for the 15th Anniversary of the Constitution. The panel consisted of Yvonne Mokgoro, the former Constitutional Court judge, Leon Wessels, former Deputy Chairperson of the Constitutional Assembly, Wim Trengove QS, Lwando Xaso, former clerk of the Constitutional Court and the facilitator Nikiwe Bikitsha.

Flow Communications (Pty) Ltd

International Mandela Dialogue Sarajevo, 2015.06.10-12, Balkans: [Set of 16 Images]

Dialogue between former combatants in the Balkans, Sarajevo. The organizers of the event were the Center for Nonviolent Action Sarajevo-Belgrade, Federal Foundation for the study of communist dictatorship, Archiv Bürgerbewegung Leipzig, Global Leadership Academy, and trips to Mostar and Sarajevo (Jablanica) tour on 8/9 June.
Participants re: Dr. Anja Mihr (The Netherlands), Juriy Durkot (Ukraine), Verne Harris (South Africa), Chandre Gould (South Africa), Nenad Vukosavljevi? (Serbia) , Michael Parak (Germany) , Boro Kitanoski (Macedonia), Nicolas Moll (Bosnia-Herzegovina), Ivana Franovi? (Serbia), Adnan Hasanbegovi? (Bosnia-Herzegovina); Vesna Terselic (Croatia), Abdullah Ferizi (Kosovo), Jan Wesseler/David Graf (Germany), Resource person: Mirsad Toka?a (Research and Documentation Center Sarajevo).

Horozovic, Nedzad

Launch of the "Champion Within" Programme, 2011.07.28, Houghton: [Set of 65 Images]

Launch of the new programme of the Nelson Mandela Foundation and Life College Association (LCA) to develop an exclusive academic programme titled "Nelson Mandela – The Champion Within". The programme is based on the book "Conversations with Myself" by Nelson Mandela and on his extensive personal archive.

Flow Communications (Pty) Ltd

International Mandela Dialogues, 2013-2014: [Set of 192 Images ]

Series of three dialogues in partnership between GIZ and NMF. The first was held in South Africa in November 2013, the second in Cambodia in 5-8 March 2014, and the third in July 2014 in Berlin. 26 participants from 10 countries where invited to explore the role of memory and of archives in post-conflict and post-oppression scenarios.

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

South Africa

First of a series of International Mandela Dialogues, held in South Africa with, amongs others, visits to heritage places in and around Johannesburg.

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

Cambodia

Second dialogue in the series in Cambodia

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

Germany

The third and last Nelson Mandela International Dialogue in this series took place in Berlin, Germany.

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

Dialogue on the role of the European Union in Global Affairs, notably Africa, 2011.09.16, Houghton: [Set of 105 Images]

Dialogue held at the Nelson Mandela Foundation on the role of the European Union in global affairs, notably in its relations with Africa. The European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, former President F.W. De Klerk, and Prof. Njabulo Ndebele participated in the dialogue.

Davies, Lee

International Mandela Dialogues, 2016

International Mandela Dialogues on Memory Work: ''Creating Safe Spaces Across Generations'', 2016 held in South Africa and Sri Lanka with participants from Argentina, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Croatia, Nepal, Rwanda, South Africa, Sri Lanka as well as United States of America.

Various

Commemoration of Nelson Mandela's return from Victor Verster prison, 2020.02.11, Western Cape: [Set of 328 Still images]

The 11th of February 2020 marked the 30th anniversary of Nelson Mandela's release from Victor Verster prison. To commemorate the day, the Nelson Mandela Foundation hosted three connected events in the Western Cape, all of which considered the "new Prisons of Africa" that have come to define life for many, and focus on how to achieve substantive liberation.

Distilled Photography

Photographs of the lecture delivered by Nobel Laureate Leymah Gbowee with Danai Mupotsa and Opal Tometi, 2020.02.11, Cape Town: [Set of 6 Still images]

Lecture by Leymah Gbowee, peace activist, social worker, human rights advocate, and recipient of the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize, with Author and Senior Lecturer in the Department of African Literature at the University of the WitwatersrandDanai Mupotsa and civil rights leader Opal Tometi.

Holomisa, Bantubonke Harrington

Exploring Madiba's Graphic Heritage, 2023.03.03, Houghton: [Set of 149 Still images]

Nelson Mandela continues to be memorialised in different ways all over the world. For this reason, the workshop shared new insights from the Memorialising Mandela in the Metropolis project at Loughborough University that explores the relationship between toponymy, graphic images, cultural heritage, and place making, in locations named after Madiba. Perspectives from academia, Nelson Mandela Foundation, creative industries, and delegate participation, were synthesised in the context of research undertaken in South Africa, Brazil, and United Kingdom. The workshop ended with a session on knowledge exchange and research opportunities for future collaboration.

Molelekoa, Sophia