Peace-building narrative on Robben Island

May 23, 2017

In 2015, "South African president Jacob Zuma re-iterated his controversial position that teenage mothers should be sent to Robben Island to complete their education by force".....read more 

 

In 2017, The island has developed as  an authentic  and inclusive site for the fabrication of public discourse of trauma, memory and recovery (Christopher J. Colvin) ...A facility challenging the a painful past, narrating the ruinous effects of political violence..... 

 

The obvious question is, how can the Robben Island project develop a more accessible, authentic and robust network of meaning throughout S.Africa whilst promoting a  peace-building narrative outwith the traditional avenues of social connection...  

 

  

 

 

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