Talks

Sophy Gray

15 September 2016
Sophy Gray

SPEAKER: NATIE DE SWART

Sophy or Sophia Gray was a multi-faceted person who happened to be a woman. It would be easy to talk about her and her achievements for a long time.  

What I would like to do is to talk about the person and to put  her in the context of the time in which she lived and...

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Rosalind Ballingall

9 September 2016

Speaker: Paul Scheepers

In 1969 When I was a student at UCT there were other students who shared our cafeteria.  There was one striking girl. Six foot tall, slim very pretty with red hair and wore a hippy dress down to the ground

This was Rosalind  Ballingall, studying for BA drama, second...

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The De Poort Murders of 1802

13 July 2014
The De Poort Murders of 1802

A United Front of Khoikhoin Gounaqua & Amagqunukhwebe

SPEAKER: Mike Kantey

Events leading up to the 19th Century

The first major driver behind the dispossession and fateful resistance of the indigenous and migrant African tribes of what became South Africa was the colonisation of the Southern...

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