Winter Colloquium Speaker Series 2022

When and Where

Wednesday, April 06, 2022 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm


Department of Sociology

Winter Colloquium Speaker Series 2022


What: Winter Colloquium Speaker Series

Who: Shireen Hassim, Carleton  University

Talk title: Apologies as political theatre: The trials of Winnie Mandela.

When: Wednesday, April 6 4:00-5:30 PM. (note the new time)

Where: Zoom,; Meeting ID: 889 8139 1136


Shireen Hassim, an internationally renowned expert in feminist theory, politics, social movements and collective action, is the Canada 150 Research Chair in Gender and African Politics at Carleton University. She has written and edited several books, including No Shortcuts to Power: African Women in Politics and Policy Making (2003) and Go Home or Die Here: Violence, Xenophobia, and the Reinvention of Difference in South Africa (2008). She is a member of the steering committee for the Women’s Living History Monument, which is developing the first museum of women’s history in Africa, and the first black woman full professor of political science in South Africa.



We are looking forward to seeing you there.