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John Kane-Berman @ Kelvin Grove [ LUNCH ]

John Kane-Berman is uniquely qualified to look back over the enormous political and social changes that have taken place in his lifetime in this fractious country. In his career as student leader, Rhodes Scholar, newspaperman, independent columnist, speech maker, commentator, and Chief Executive, for thirty years, of the South African Institute of Race Relations, Kane-Berman has been at the coal face of political change in South Africa.

 

The breadth and depth of ideas and events covered here are striking: the disintegration of apartheid, the chaos of the "people's war" and its contribution to the broader societal breakdown we see today, the liberal slide-away, the authoritarian ANC with its racial ideology and revolutionary goals, to mention only a few.

 

Kane-Berman's willingness to confront received wisdom is thoroughly refreshing, and he is forthright about the threats to freedom, democracy, and growth in contemporary South Africa, many of which he identified even before the ANC came to power.

 

He captures his story in Between Two Fires: Holding the Liberal Centre in South African Politics. He will take questions.

 

Date Thursday, June 01, 2017
   
Time 12:30 for 13:00
   
Venue Pavillion, Kelvin Grove
   
Cost R240 for members (R280 for cheque payments by members), R300 for guests (R340 if cheque). If you cancel with less than 24 hours notice we will try to fill your place, but if not successful, you will be liable to pay.
   
R.S.V.P.

Donwald at info@capetownpc.org.za. Donwald can be reached on 076 454 4891 but please leave messages on email.

   
Payments

Payment can be made on the day at the venue by cash or cheque (not credit card) or prior to the function by electronic transfer. Please do not deposit cash into the account as bank charges are too high on cash deposits.

Info for online deposits: FNB, Cape Town,Br Code 201409, Account 50260072365.

If you cancel with less than 24 hours notice we will try to fill your place, but if not successful, you will be liable to pay.

   
Notes VEGETARIAN dishes must be ordered beforehand or an extra charge will be levied.
   

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