Black Consciousness, Black Theology, Student Activism and the Shaping of the New South Africa
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Speaker(s): Professor Barney Nyameko Pityana
Chair: Professor Paul Kelly
Recorded on 9 October 2012 in Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building.
A programme of the Steve Biko Foundation, the Steve Biko Memorial Lecture is a platform to reflect upon the legacy of the late anti-apartheid activist; particularly in relation to issues of consciousness, leadership and the African development agenda.
The Revd Canon Professor Nyameko Barney Pityana is Rector of the College of the Transfiguration in Grahamstown, South Africa. A lawyer, theologian, academic and notable human rights activist, Pityana was a founder of the Black Consciousness Movement alongside Steve Biko. Today he writes extensively and gives lectures on ethics, public morality and contemporary South African politics.
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