The Durban Diaries - 20 Years On

  • Tue 1 Feb 22

    18:00 - 19:30

  • Colchester Campus


  • Event type

    Lectures, talks and seminars
    Holocaust Memorial Week

  • Event organiser

    Corporate events

  • Contact details

    Holly Ward

The Durban Diaries - 20 Years On

Our panel of speakers will recall what happened in South Africa 20 years ago from the perspective of a student participant in the NGO Forum and author of the Durban Diaries, which records and recollects the events that continue to affect Jewish life today especially on campuses. We will also hear from a leading member of the Jewish community in South Africa who will reflect on how the events from 20 years ago affect their lives today. Other speakers will focus on student experiences of contemporary antisemitism in UK campuses and on global advocacy efforts to combat antisemitism.

  • Joelle Fiss, author of The Durban Diaries.
  • Wendy Kahn, National Director, South African Jewish Board of Deputies.
  • Dr Leon Saltiel, Representative of World Jewish Congress to the United Nations Office in Geneva.
  • Amanda Sefton, Head of Campaigns, Union of Jewish Students.
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