The trouble with being female in politics

Thursday, 13 February, 2014 - 17:30

Catherine Burns

Zille Ramphele Kiss'The trouble with being female in politics:' A Roundtable Panel Discussion about Women and Politics in South Africa Today

WiSER, 17:30 for 18:00-19:00

6th Floor Richard Ward Building, East Campus, University of the Witwatersrand

The title of this discussion is taken from a piece written by Rebecca Davis for the Daily Maverick.

From 17:30, please join us to mingle over refreshments; followed by 30 minutes of presentation and 30 minutes for audience discussion.

About our speakers:

Rebecca Davis studied at Rhodes University and Oxford before working in lexicography at the Oxford English Dictionary. Since 2011 she has written for the Daily Maverick.

Khadija Patel is a journalist and writes on international relations, human rights, women, and politics, with a shifting focus from South Africa to Africa, to the rest of the world. She has just left the Daily Maverick and is now a Writing Fellow at WiSER.

Eusebius McKaiser is a political analyst and well known broadcaster at Power FM. A philosopher and champion debater he is the author of A Bantu In My Bathroom and has just released his second book Could I vote DA? A voter’s dilemma.