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Reckoning with Reconciliation, 2018.10.04, Houghton: [Set of 52 Still Images]

A dialogue on Reckoning with Reconciliation, marking the 20th Anniversary of the Truth & Reconciliation Commission Report being submitted to President Nelson Mandela. The dialogue was facilitated by Patronella Nqaba, and the main speakers were Chandre Gould, Noel Solani, Sylvia Graham, Imtiaz Cajee. Concurrently launching the:
-Report: A Ground of Struggle-Four Decades of Archival Activism in South Africa by Dr Mbongeni Buthelezi
-An online Archival resource-The Presidential Years launch by Tony Trew and NMF Archive team.

Arends, Ethel

Lucia Raadschelders Memorial Service

The Nelson Mandela Foundation pays tributes to Lucia Raadschelders, with family, friends, and colleagues. Following Lucia’s wishes, it was a modest occasion, with the emphasis on storytelling. Three of her nine siblings travelled from the Netherlands to attend. Her brother Jan Raadschelders shared reminiscences from her childhood. A number of her former Operation Vula comrades attested to her courage and her deep commitment to the struggle for freedom in South Africa and elsewhere. Close friends told stories of her love for wilderness and the way in which she had made peace with mortality. Colleagues praised her professionalism as an archivist. And the Deputy Ambassador of the Netherlands shared a message of condolence.

Arends, Ethel

The Annual Follet Lecture

Nelson Mandela Foundation Head of Leadership and Knowledge Development Verne Harris was a visiting professor at Dominican University in Chicago during its 2018-9 academic year. As the holder of the Follett Chair in information studies, on 16 April he delivered the annual Follett Lecture for 2019 (text attached). The title for the Lecture was A Time to Remember, A Time to Forget: Fred Hampton, Nelson Mandela and the Work of Memory.

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"In conversation" in the Turbine Hall, 2009.07.09, Johannesburg: [Set of 153 Images]

Conversation with Prof Muhammad Yunus, in collaboration with WDB Group (Women’s Development Businesses), SEF (Small Enterprise Foundation) and AMFISA (Association of Micro Finance Institutions of South Africa).
An all-day dialogue session with thought leaders, South Africa’s foremost social entrepreneurship patrons and practitioners, the South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry, civil society, government, and members of the South African media. Other partners such as the WDB, African Development Bank (ADB), Banking Council, Independent Development Trust (IDT) and other microfinance institutions including the broader community of social entrepreneurs participated in this session.
Professor Yunus aimed at stimulating a robust dialogue and conversation about microcredit, microfinance or social business as a tool to address poverty, based on the Grameen Bank model.

Lerole, Tumelo

Dialogue "Suspect Reconciliation", 2010.07.23, Cape Town: [Set of 93 Images]

Professor Ariel Dorfman in Cape Town leading a panel discussion hosted by Professor Njabulo Ndebele and featuring BooK SA members Victor Dlamini, Thando Mgqolozana, Kevin Bloom, Henrietta Rose-Innes and Niq Mhlongo. The discusion was based on exploring the subject of reconciliation.

van Zyl, Anita

Dialogue with Professor Ismail Serageldin at the University of Johannesburg, 2011.07.22, Soweto: [Set of 56 Images]

Professor Ismail Serageldin’s presentation at the University of Johannesburg, entitled “In Conversations with Youth – the Shape of Tomorrow, The seven pillars of the knowledge revolution''. The University of Johannesburg Choral Group begins proceedings with a song.

Lerole, Tumelo

The 11th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture and Dinner with Doctor Mo Ibrahim, 2013.08.17, Tshwane: [Set of 222 Images]

The 11th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture with Doctor Mo Ibrahim. The event was held at the University of South Africa (UNISA) on the 17th of August 2013. The theme for the lecture was “Building social cohesion”: a call for all South Africans to work towards a united, cohesive, democratic and national society. Dr Ibrahim’s address focused on the need for social cohesion not only in South Africa, but also between the 54 nations that make up the African continent.

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Annual Lecture by Bill Gates, 2016.07.17, Tshwane, South Africa

The 14th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture 2016 was delivered by Bill Gates on the eve of International Mandela Day at the University of Pretoria’s Mamelodi Campus. Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, addressed the theme “Living Together” in his lecture.

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Nelson Mandela Foundation: Rivonia trial documents handover from the Oppenheimers to the National Archives, 2008.11.28, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

Video on Nelson Mandela 1962 Africa trip diary and the 1962 Notebook handed to the National Archives of SA. Proceedings of the handover of the “Percy Yutar” papers from the Oppenheimer family to the National Archives of South Africa. Place Nelson Mandela Foundation. People Jakes Gerwel, Nicky Oppenheimer, Minister of Arts and Culture Dr Pallo Jordan, Ahmed Kathrada, Verne Harris, Sahm Venter and Rick Stengel.

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Nelson Mandela Foundation: South African Post Office unveiling the 90th Birthday commemorative stamps, 2008.07.21, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

Video on presentation of the birthday commemorative stamps to Nelson Mandela by Vuyo Mahlathi CEO of the South African Post Office for the 90th birthday celebration presentation was held at the Nelson Mandela Foundation

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Parenting the Nation exhibition launch, 2007-2008, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, Eleanor Sisulu, Sahm Venter, Shadrack Katuu, Albertina Sisulu, Nelson Mandela, Agnes Msimang, Verne Harris introduces a heart surgeon, later Archbishop emeritus Desmond Tutu in conversation with Nelson Mandela in about the elders Madiba office. Madiba gives him a signed book the Sisulu family take photos in the gardern .

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Nelson Mandela Centre of memory, 2007-2008, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

Video on Verne Harris being interviewed on the Mandela Archive and on the work of the Nelson Mandela Centre of memory, recording of some of the Archive contents, the Nelson Mandela Foundation staff on their desks and meetings that were taking place at the Foundation

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Nelson Mandela recording an HIV/AIDS message for Sanya China and meets with Basdeo Panday an ex prime minister of Trinidad and Tobago. 2007-2008, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

Nelson Mandela recording an HIV/AIDS message for Sanya in China. Later Mr Nelson Mandela meets with an ex-prime minister Mr Basdeo Panday of Trinidad and Tobago who tells Nelson Mandela that he came with Jack Warner who is waiting outside and they are asking Nelson Mandela to give his blessings for Jack Warner election contest in Trinidad and Tobago.Nelson Mandela refuses to give blessing for Jack Warner's election contest.

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Nelson Mandela receive a visit from Stengile family, 2007-2008, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

Video on Verne Harris introducing the Stengile family that gave the Nelson Mandela Foundation the school photo of Healdtown. One of Nelson Mandela's school mates, Nzimeni Stengile kept the photo in his collection and kept on showing his grandchildren that he studied with Nelson Mandela. More people in the school photo are identified a by members of the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory.

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Nelson Mandela Foundation: National Public Systems Archives at Crossroads, 2007.04.23, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

The National Public Systems Archives at Crossroads Place Nelson Mandela Centre of memory 107 Central street Houghton.

Session 1
Assessing the process of opening the archive and understanding their continuing role in constituting a post-apartheid. Paper by Sello Hatang- PAIA and the archive act breaking the barrier to access to information. Paper by Ciraj Rasool - Heritge archives museums, heritage practice and museum practice.

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Nelson Mandela Foundation: National Public Systems Archives at Crossroads, 2007.04.23, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

The National Public Systems Archives at Crossroads Place Nelson Mandela Centre of memory 107 Central street Houghton.

Session 2 (Continuation) of Keynote address
Assessing the new network of institutions and structures designed to deliver a transformed national archival system.

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Nelson Mandela Foundation: National Public Systems Archives at Crossroads, 2007.04.23, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

The National Public Systems Archives at Crossroads Place Nelson Mandela Centre of memory 107 Central street Houghton.

Session 1 (Continuation)
Assessing the process of opening the archive and understanding their continuing role in constituting a post-apartheid. Presentation by Noel Solani- Archive and human relations in the digital word. Presentation by Verne Harris Memory systems in trouble at archivists have stopped being activists. Presentation by Sandra Prosalendis- Getting our acts together in order to perform that archive

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Nelson Mandela Foundation: National Public Systems Archives at Crossroads, 2007.04.23, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

The National Public Systems Archives at Crossroads Place Nelson Mandela Centre of memory 107 Central street Houghton.

End of session 2
Assessing the new network of institutions and structures designed to deliver a transformed national archival system. Presentation by the national archivist Graham Dominy - National systems, public interest and access. Presentation by Nkhumvhuzeni Tshirado- Who are we, who is being transformed, by whom what terrain is involved and for how long. Presentation by Brad Abbott-Time to address real issues in records management. Presentation by Prof. Sekgothe Mokgoatsana- Remembering our historical pasts the national archives and records service in South Africa.

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Nelson Mandela Foundation: National Public Systems Archives at Crossroads, 2007.04.23, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

The National Public Systems Archives at Crossroads Place Nelson Mandela Centre of memory 107 Central street Houghton. Last part of Assessing new network of institutions and structures designed to deliver a transformed national archival system. Continuation of a presentation by Prof Sekgothe Mokgoatsana

Sessions 3
Exploring the distinction between “national interest” and “public interest” and understanding the role of archive in relation to both. Input from Ellen Namila.
Questions, comments and inputs

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Nelson Mandela Foundation: National Public Systems Archives at Crossroads, 2007.04.23, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

The National Public Systems Archives at Crossroads Place Nelson Mandela Centre of memory 107 Central street Houghton.
Ending of the session 3 Exploring colonial and apartheid in post-colonial contexts Questions, comments and inputs

Sessions 4
Exploring the distinctions between “national interest” and “public interest” and understanding the role of archive in relation to both. Presentation by Xolela Mangcu- The Authenticity of the record. Presentation by Albie Sachs- Difference between national interest, public and private interest and the role of archives

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Nelson Mandela Foundation: National Public Systems Archives at Crossroads, 2007.04.23, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

The National Public Systems Archives at Crossroads Place Nelson Mandela Centre of memory 107 Central street Houghton.
The way forward: draft proposal for National archival platform. Presentation by Carolyn Hamilton- Current thinking on the possibilities of establishing a platform, identity politics with reference to the archive. Discussion on the formation of a platform and the vision of the platform, its role and management of the platform

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Nelson Mandela Foundation: National Public Systems Archives at Crossroads, 2007.04.23, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

The National Public Systems Archives at Crossroads Place Nelson Mandela Centre of memory 107 Central street Houghton.

The way forward: draft proposal for National archival platform. Discussion of the form and structure that the the platform need to take and the role that it needs to play.

Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF)

Nelson Mandela Foundation launch of the exhibition "Madiba public and private"a photographic exhibition and the book launch for " The Meaning of Mandela" 2006.06.12 Houghton: [Recorded Event]

Proceedings of the launch of the photographic exhibition " Madiba Public and private" by the photographers Jurgen Schaderberg and Alf Kumalo and the book launch for " The Meaning of Mandela" published by the HSRC. Alf Kumalo shares with the audience on his experiences with Nelson Mandela and the family and later travelling with him on different trips. Jurgen Schaderberg shares his early memories of Madiba as the ANC volunteer in chief, as well as when Madiba was involved with other people participating in the defiance campaign. Xolela Mangcu shares with the audience on the book that he wrote.

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Nelson Mandela Foundation: Nelson Mandela messages for interpol book launch and for the Africa Asia productivity conference. Includes the first part of the book launch of "The meaning of Mandela" Houghton: [Recorded Event]

Nelson Mandela recorded messages for the Interpol book launch and for the Africa Africa productivity conference. Includes the first part of the proceedings of the book launch for "The Meaning of Mandela" held at the Nelson Mandela FOundation

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Proceedings of Nelson Mandela's 89th birthday celebrations and the launch of the exhibition Making peace, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

Proceedings of Nelson Mandela's 89th birthday and the launch of the exhibition Making peace celebrating the legacies of Chief Albert Luthuli and Nelson Mandela attended by Dr Albertina Luthuli, Bill Clinton, and Jakes Gerwel, Graca Machel, Ahmed Kathrada and Achmat Dangor.

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