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Photos from South Africa

Photos from the first few weeks of the fall 2017 semester program, “Nation-building, Globalization, and Decolonizing the Mind” in Southern Africa. Thanks to IRA Jamila for the wonderful photos!



Nelson Mandela Poster
Johanessburg, South Africa: Students attended the Apartheid Museum

group photo Hector Pieterson museum
Johannesburg, South Africa: Students at the Hector Pieterson museum with Hector’s sister, Antoinette Sithole
radio booth with microphones
Johanessburg, South Africa: Students speaking at a local radio station about their time in South Africa
young woman in front of Pretoria skyline
Pretoria, South Afria: RA Jamila at Freedom Park taking a photo with the Pretoria skyline in the background
colorful houses in Cape Town
Cape Town, South Africa: Bo-Kaap neighborhood, historically a predominately Muslim community with a view of Table Mountain in the background
View of table mountain during hike
Cape Town, South Africa: Student hiking up Table Mountain with Cape Town skyline in the background
group of students listening to lecture outside
Cape Town, South Africa: Students listening to speakers discuss the indigenous peoples living and working conditions during colonization
student group on floor listens to speaker
Cape Town, South Africa: Students and lecturers at District 6 museum listening to a local District 6 resident who discussed his upbringing and forced removal out of this neighborhood during Apartheid
Group pose at National Elephant Park
Eastern Cape, South Africa: Students at Addo National Elephant Park where we saw 3 of the Big 5 country animals – Lions, Elephants & Cape Buffalo
Group pose at Steve Biko Center
King Williams Town, Eastern Cape South Africa: Students attended the Steve Biko Centre to learn about the activists history