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OPEN BOOK CAPE TOWN

CHANGES TO THE PROGRAMME 2016

CHANGES TO THE PROGRAMME

WEDNESDAY THE 7TH SEPTEMBER

  • 17.30 – 19.00: ON MY MIND: WHITENESS

NATHAN TAYLOR IS INCLUDED ON THIS PANEL

  • 20.00 – 21.30: AFRIKAAPS AND HIP HOP

PROF ADAM HAUPT WILL BE CHAIRING THIS EVENT

THURSDAY THE 8TH SEPTEMBER

  • 10.00 – 11.00: ADDITIONAL EVENT

PRAVIN GORDHAN SPEAKS: JUSTICE MALALA INTERVIEWS THE MINISTER OF FINANCE WITH PLENTY OF TIME FOR YOUR QUESTIONS FROM THE FLOOR

VENUE: FUGARD THEATRE

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  • 10.00 – 11.00: AUTHOR AS CURATOR

THIS EVENT HAS SHIFTED FROM THE FUGARD THEATRE TO ANNEXE 2

  • 12.00 – 13.00: LIFE & TIMES OF JOSTEIN GAARDER

JOSTEIN GAARDER IS NO LONGER ABLE TO JOIN US AND THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED

  • 14.00 – 15.00: POLITICS OF THE ESSAY

FRED KHUMALO IS NO LONGER PARTICIPATING IN THIS EVENT. MARK GEVISSER AND RICHARD PITHOUSE ARE SPEAKING TO JUDITH FEBRUARY

  • 18.00 – 19.00: DECOLONISATION OF INSTITUTIONS

ALEXANDRIA HOTZ WILL BE JOINING THIS PANEL

  • 20.00 – 21.00: DIE LAUGHING

FRED KHUMALO IS NO LONGER PARTICIPATING IN THIS EVENT

 

FRIDAY THE 9TH SEPTEMBER

  • 12.00 – 13.00: ADDITIONAL EVENT

AFROPUNKS: BONGANI MADONDO AND GREG TATE SPEAK TO NTONE EDJABE (CHIMURENGA) ABOUT WRITING BLACK CULTURE.

VENUE: FUGARD ANNEXE 2

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  • 18.00 – 19.00: TALKING TURKEY

FRED KHUMALO IS NO LONGER PARTICIPATING IN THIS EVENT.

NAKHANE TOURÉ IS PARTICIPATING IN THIS EVENT.

SATURDAY THE 10TH SEPTEMBER

  • 10.00 – 11.00: TRUMP, JENNER AND U.S. POLITICS

SHANE EVANS IS NO LONGER PARTICIPATING IN THIS EVENT.

  • 10.00 – 11.00: LITERARY ACTIVISTS

JOSTEIN GAARDER IS NO LONGER PART OF THIS EVENT

  • 14.00 – 15.00: PRESENT OR ABSENT

(SEAN CHRISTIE, WILLIAM DICEY AND BONGANI MADONDO) HAS MOVED TO SUNDAY THE 11TH AT 10.00

  • 17.30 – 17.50: ADDITIONAL EVENT

CITY PRESS-TAFELBERG NON-FICTION AWARD: GUGULETHU MHLUNGU DISCUSSES THE SHORTLIST AND ANNOUNCES THE WINNER.

VENUE: HOMECOMING CENTRE STADIUM

FREE EVENT

  • 20.00 – 21.00: WORD COUNT

FRED KHUMALO IS NO LONGER PARTICIPATING IN THIS EVENT.

DARREL BRISTOW-BOVEY IS SPEAKING TO REBECCA DAVIS AND LERATO TSHABALALA

SUNDAY THE 11TH SEPTEMBER

  • 10.00 – 11.00: PRESENT OR ABSENT

(CHRISTIE, DICEY, MADONDO) IS HAPPENING IN THE HOMECOMING CENTRE WORKSHOP

  • 14.00 – 15.00: ADDITIONAL EVENT

STORY TIME WITH SARAH KOOPMAN GIRL WITHOUT A SOUND

VENUE: HOMECOMING CENTRE – KIDZONE

FREE: NO TICKETS REQUIRED

 

3 responses to “CHANGES TO THE PROGRAMME 2016”

  1. […] There have been a few changes to the 2016 Open Book programme. […]

  2. suhfree Cletus Suh; Author of ‘AFRICA: WHERE DID WE GO WRONG?’

    Sent: Friday, 17 March 2017, 9:26
    Subject: GETTING A STAND IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN BOOK FAIR 2017

    Hello, hope this mail meets you well.It will be my pleasure to participate
    and market/sell my books in the a bove bookfair that comes up from September 8 – September 10. My book is titled: ‘AFRICA: WHERE DID WE GO WRONG?-A Pan-
    African educational piece of literature that is dwells of the history, present
    and future of Africa.
    The Author; SUHFREE CLETUS SUH is based in Johannesburg and Postgrad student of UJ.
    He can be reached with his number below.
    Kindly see attachments) Synopsis, book & Author) below and walk me through the process
    of registration.

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