Media Release: A Seminar on the Philosophy of Bantu Stephen Biko to be held at Freedom Park.

Media Release


03 July 2017

For Immediate Release

A Seminar on the Philosophy of Bantu Stephen Biko to be held at Freedom Park.


 Freedom Park together with Steve Biko foundation, the Department of Basic Education, the University of California (UCLA) USA as well the Virginia Common Wealth University, USA, will from Wednesday 5-7 July 2017 conduct a series of seminars focussing on Bantu Stephen Biko’s philosophy of Black Consciousness Movement.

The aim of the seminar is to create an awareness of the selfless contribution of leadership of a struggle icon for the liberation of the oppressed. The theme for this year’s seminar is “Consciousness of Being, Re-imagining Biko 40 years on”. A variety of specialists from various backgrounds will deliver papers in line with the theme. The project, is an ongoing annual activity between Freedom Park and UCLA, which took off 6 years ago and culminated into a 3 million donation of the state of the art digitalization facility to Freedom Park by UCLA.

Details of the event are as follows:

Date: 5-7 July 2017

Time: 9h00

Venue: Freedom Park


Bongani Mkhize

012 336 4104/ 064 680 6975


Naomi Madima

012 336 4006/ 060 961 3851

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