Francis Nyamnjoh's STIAS Lecture.
The toppling of the Rhodes statue at the University of Cape Town (UCT) – like its erection in the first instance –was driven by a winner-takes-all logic, and not a need to conduct real conversations about substantive issues, Prof Francis B Nyamnjoh, a fellow of the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study (STIAS), argued on Tuesday (14 April 2015).
He was speaking in the Old Main Building on the Stellenbosch University (SU) campus as part of a series of STIAS public lectures. Nyamnjoh is Professor of Social Anthropology at UCT. The title of his talk was Incompleteness: Frontier Africa and the currency of conviviality.