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Bram Fischer Memorial Lecture 2019
This year, Professor Stephen Clingman, Distinguished Professor of English at the University of Massachusetts and Bram Fischer's biographer spoke at our memorial lecture. His lecture was titled 'Bram Fischer in our Times'. This lecture was live streamed to Johannesburg for the first time.
Bram Fischer Memorial Lecture 2018
This year, we welcomed Mr Pravin Jamnadas Gordhan to speak at our Bram Fischer Memorial Lecture 2018. His lecture was titled ‘Principled Activism for Social Justice in a Troubled World’.
Bram Fischer Memorial Lecture 2017 by Mr Sipho M. Pityana
The 2017 Bram Fischer Memorial Lecture was delivered by Mr Sipho M. Pityana. The Lecture was titled 'Can South Africa's Constitutional Democracy be Sustained?' Mr Pityana is a businessman and Civil Society Activist.
Bram Fischer Memorial 2016 by Justice Catherine O’Regan
The 2016 Bram Fischer lecture started with a conversation with Ms Ruth Rice & Ms Ilse Fischer Wilson, daughters of Bram Fischer. The speaker, Justice Catherine O’Regan was appointed as judge to the newly formed South African Constitutional Court in 1994. She spoke about Fidelity to Law: How Bram Fischer Illuminates a Perennial Debate.
Bram Fischer Memorial Lecture 2015 by Justice Edwin Cameron
Justice Cameron's lecture considered the compromises and complexities of Bram Fischer's life, and his struggle for justice in conditions of imperfection. One of the key themes was the importance of dissent and Bram Fischer's commitment to seek justice in law.
Bram Fischer Memorial Lecture 2014 by Professor Denis Goldberg
The 2011 Bram Fischer Memorial Lecture was delivered by Professor Goldberg who is a South African social campaigner and was active in the struggle against apartheid. He was imprisoned along with other key members of the anti-apartheid movement.
Bram Fischer Memorial Lecture 2013 given by Ms Navi Pilla
The 2013 Bram Fischer Memorial Lecture was delivered by Ms Navi Pilla and it was titled 'Human Rights in Africa: Opportunities and Challenges.' Ms Pillay served as United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.
Bram Fischer Memorial Lecture 2011 by Mr George Bizos SC
The 2011 Bram Fischer Memorial Lecture was delivered by Mr George Bizos SC, a human rights lawyer who campaigned against apartheid in South Africa, most notably during the Rivonia Trial.