NELSON MANDELA MUSEUM TO HOST LIBERATION HERITAGE INDABA

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The Nelson Mandela Museum will host an African Liberation Heritage Indaba on the current and future status of Liberation Heritage archives within South Africa. The African Liberation Heritage Indaba will be underpinned by the philosophy of Nelson Mandela, Ubuntu, Reconciliation, Nation Building, and Social Cohesion.

On the 13th and 14th of October 2022 the Heritage & Conservation practitioners, Historians, Politicians, Heritage Legacy projects directors, Museum officials will gather at the International Convention Centre in East London and engage on the important role of South Africa’s Legacy Projects in preserving and archiving of South Africa’s path to freedom.

The objective of the African Liberation Heritage Indaba is to:

  • To promote the emancipatory and transformative values of the African liberation leaders: Themed- Nation Building Through Heritage Lessons
  • To bring together all African liberation heritage institution in order to share the best practices: Themed- Modernizing Heritage Institutions to Reach New Audience
  • To build new knowledge as informed by the philosophies of these African leaders: Theme- Finding answers to modern challenges Facing Post Independent Society
  • To build a broad network of the African Heritage Institution
  • highlight the importance of preserving and Archiving of South Africa’s road to Freedom
  • promote the emancipatory and transformative values of the African liberation leaders- Nation Building through heritage lessons
  • To bring together all African liberation heritage institutions in order to share the best practices - Modernizing heritage institutions to reach new audience
  • To build new knowledge as informed by the philosophies of these African leaders- Finding answers to modern political challenges facing post independent society
  • To build a broad network of the African Heritage Institutions- Trans nationalization of African Heritage Institutions

Media is invited to attend

For interviews call Nelson Mandela Museum Senior Manager Public Engagement and Marketing Ms Nontlahla Tandwa @ 047-501 9500/072 791 3493 email nontlahla@nelsonmandelamuseum.org.za