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The WISER Podcast | Season 2 | Episode 4 by Shireen Hassim and Sisonke Msimang

Friday, 25 September, 2020 - 23:30

 Photo of Sisonke by Iain and Erick Regnard

In Episode 4 of Season 2 of The WISER PodcastShireen Hassim and Sisonke Msimang discuss the life, politics and legacy of Winnie Mandela.


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Shireen Hassim is Canada 150 Research Chair in Gender and African Politics and Visiting Professor at WiSER. She has published three articles on Winnie Madikizela-Mandela: “A Life of Refusal: Winnie Madikizela Mandela and violence in South Africa (Storia della Donne); “Not Just Nelson’s Wife: Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, Violence and Radicalism in South Africa”and “The Impossible Contract: The Political and Private Marriage of Nelson and Winnie Mandela” (both in the Journal of Southern African Studies).

Sisonke Msimang is the author of  Always Another Country: A Memoir of Exile and Home (2017) and The Resurrection of Winnie Mandela (2018) and is a Writing Fellow at WISER.