REMEMBERING NELSON MANDELA Nelson Mandela will be remembered as a universal symbol for goodness and wisdom, for the ability to change, and the power of reconciliation.
The Mortality of Nelson Mandela
by Sarah Nuttall, Director, Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research,
University of the Witwatersrand
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The Concilium on Southern Africa (COSA)
is an interdisciplinary network of faculty committed to widening and deepening relationships between Duke University and the countries and peoples of
Southern Africa, and offering ongoing opportunities on the Duke campus for faculty and students to engage with Southern African concerns.
To this end, COSA
- Encourages a wide range of scholarly engagement with Southern Africa,
initiating or co-ordinating discussion groups, faculty and student exchanges,
and visits to Duke by Southern African scholars, artists and social commentators;
- Provides a forum to share research, reports on student visits,
and educational experiences;
- Explores issues relating to Southern Africa through reading groups
- Organises conferences and seminars to expand knowledge of, and
deepen relationships with Southern Africa;
- Welcomes faculty members and other professionals in the Triangle
interested in engagement with Southern Africa.