Kingswood is honoured to be hosting the inaugural Uyinene Mrwetyana Commemorative Lecture in the Kingswood Chapel on the 29th of March 2021.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, this event is only for pupils and invited guests. The lecture will, however, be live-streamed and the link will be shared on this page and on social media before the event.

Date: Monday, 29 March 2021 at 07h30

Venue: Kingswood College Chapel

The Keynote Speaker for the event is Dr Alude Mahali.

“Dr Alude Mahali is a Chief Research Specialist in the Inclusive Economic Development (IED) programme at the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC). She is an evidence-informed social science researcher responsible for conducting scholarly research that recognises South Africa?s complex social, educational, economic and political environment. She currently works mainly in the area of transforming higher education….Dr Mahali’s research expertise and experience includes youth social justice work by means of innovative visual and participatory methodologies, with a focus in the sociology of education.

Dr Mahali has published a number of journal articles, book chapters and research reports, including the important book, Studying while Black: race, education and emancipation in South African universities (2018). She has presented at many local and international conference, including several keynote addresses. Her most recent publications look at the domestic worker trope, youth activism, intersectional understandings of education and youth navigational capacities.” source