Lecture Series

Set in Stone? The Politics of Curating the Life of Emily Hobhouse in Contemporary South Africa

  • 17.00 - 18.00
  • 31 Oct 2020
The second event in the Leeds Cultural Conversations series 2019/20. Presented by Dr Helen Dampier (Leeds Beckett University) and Dr Rebecca Gill (University of Huddersfield)

Dr Helen Dampier and Dr Rebecca Gill reflected on the challenges they have faced in curating an exhibition on Emily Hobhouse's life and legacy in contemporary South Africa. They considered their attempts to grapple with Hobhouse's place in the racial politics of South Africa at a highly charged moment in the politics of commemoration.

Leeds Cultural Conversations - Set in Stone In the second event of our 2019/20 Leeds Cultural Conversations series, Dr Helen Dampier and Dr Rebecca Gill reflected on the challenges they have faced in curating an exhibition on Emily Hobhouse's life and legacy in. contemporary South Africa.

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