LSE public lecture
Date: Tuesday 23 September 2014
Venue: Old Theatre, Old Building
Speaker: Moeletsi Mbeki
Chair: Professor Craig Calhoun
Moeletsi Mbeki, political analyst, author and entrepreneur, will examine how close his country has come, in the two decades since its first free elections, to the "cherished ideal" of democracy envisaged by President Mandela and those, like Mr Mbeki's father, who were jailed for life alongside him.
Moeletsi Mbeki is the author of Architects of Poverty: Why African Capitalism Needs Changing. He recently edited Advocates for Change: How to Overcome Africa’s Challenges. Both books have been translated into Chinese. He is Deputy Chairman of the South African Institute for International Affairs.
This event is associated with the exhibition South Africa’s Democracy — Mandela’s "Cherished Ideal"
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