Deadly Medicine: The Mark of the Life Esidemeni Decanting

June 21, 2018

 

In conjunction with the

 

Invite you to a memorial ceremony in honour of those who died silently, those who survived and the families who bore witness

This will be followed by a two-day conference 

 

11 general ceus at level one have been awarded (PSB002/008/04/2018)

 

 

Venue: The Johannesburg Holocaust and Genocide Centre

1 Duncombe Road, Forest Town (off Jan Smuts Avenue)

 

Date: Thursday 9th August, 2018 to Saturday 11th August, 2018

 

It is essential to reserve a place for both the memorial event and the conference as the Holocaust and Genocide Centre can only accommodate a certain number of people. We do not want anyone who wishes to attend to be excluded because of cost. Please contact Coralie Trotter (0827727939/coralie@tiscali.co.za) with regard to this.

 

 

Womens Day Thursday 9th August, 2018

Dress code: Black

15h00: food and drinks on arrival 

 

16h00: Mzansi Youth Choir

 

16h10: Welcome by Coralie Trotter

 

16h30: Poem written on Life Esidimeni by Khosi Xaba

 

16h40: Opening Address by Yasmin Carrim

 

17h10: Mzansi Youth Choir

 

17h20: Keynote address by Adila Hassim

 

18h05: Reading by Reverend Gift Moerane

 

18h10: Reading by Christine Nxumalo

 

18h20: Candle Lighting Ceremony for The Families

with the Mzansi Youth Choir

 

Friday 10th August, 2018

Conference Proceedings

6CPD points (PSB002/008/04/2018)

 

8h30 to 9h00 - registration with tea and coffee

 

9h00 to 9h45 - Keynote paper: Who Counts as a Person? Disability and the Violence of Concealment  by Professor Leslie Swartz

 

9h45 to 10h30 - Discussion from the floor

 

10h30 to 11h00 - refreshments

 

11h00 to 12h35 - Panel presentation:

 

12h35 to 13h30 - discussion from the floor

 

13h30 to 14h30 - lunch

 

14h30 to 15h00 - Madness of the Uncivilised: Foucault Revisited by Zamo Mbele

 

15h00 to 16h00 - Discussion from the floor

 

Saturday 11th August, 2018

Conference Proceedings

5 CPD points (PSB002/008/04/2018)

 

08h30 to 09h00 - registration with tea and coffee

 

9h00 to 10h00 - Paper: It was Sickening: The Somatic Impact on those Close to the Esidimeni Trauma by Dr Karen Gubb and 'Why are you Crying?' The Emotional and Psychological Ripple Effects on the Families of the Life Esidimeni Project by Rachel Makoni

 

10h00 to 10h30 - Discussion from the floor

 

10h30 to 11h45 - refreshments

 

11h00 to 12h10 - Panel presentation: The Broken And the Perverse: The State of Mental Health in Gauteng by Zamakhanya Makhanya, Ntshediseng Tlooko, Vossie Goosen, Khosi Xaba and Megan Jones

11h45 to 12h45 - lunch

 

12h45 to 13h45 - Panel presentation: The Metonymic Spectacle versus Emotionally Informed Jurisprudence: Some Comparative Notes on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and the Esidimeni Proceedings by Dr Clinton van der Walt and The Brick Mother and Maternal Function in the Life Esidimeni Decanting and the Alternative Dispute Resolution Process by Coralie Trotter and Bruce Laing

 

13h45 to 15h00 - Final Discussion from the floor and closing comments

 

15h00 - cocktail event

 

Please click here to register 

 

Conference Fee: R1500-00

This event has the approval of the Beth Din

 

Bank Details:

Mohamed Randera and Associates Trust account

Nedbank

1979324905

 

Please ensure that the reference is Deadly Medicine plus your full name

 

Please send the POP to coralie@tiscali.co.za

 

Confirmation of booking will be sent upon receipt of POP

 

 

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