Nelson Mandela lecture 2022


Nelson Mandela lecture 2022

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Nelson Mandela lecture 2022
ZAM Magazine
€ 22.50 / livestream € 10

Ideas, experiences and perspectives for a world of freedom, equality and justice.

The annual Nelson Mandela Lecture is part of #ImagineMandela-Live! - a rich cultural programme with dance, music, poetry and video.
Kenyan author and opinion maker Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor will deliver the lecture.
A thought-provoking exercise imagining a world of equality and justice.

With the cooperation of, among others, Nhlanhla Mahlangu (known from The Head and the load, William Kentridge) with his choir Phuphuma love minus; Adriaan van Dis, Mohau Modisakeng, Wasim Arslan & Babs Gons.

The Nelson Mandela Lecture is the annual highlight of ZAM's #ImagineMandela programme.

Start 15:30
Duration 90 minutes
Location Grote Zaal
Language English and Dutch

Also viewable via livestream €10
Questions about and during livestream via

Building a World Beyond Them and Us

#Imagine-Mandela-Live! is an initiative by ZAM with the support of the Municipality of Amsterdam and the Nelson Mandela Foundation in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Patrons: Femke Halsema (Mayor of Amsterdam), Conny Braam (writer, former President of the Dutch Anti Apartheid Movement), Mpho Tutu (reverend), Adriaan van Dis (writer), Marjan Goslings (former judge), Zakes Mda (writer/visual artist) and Hennah Draaibaar (producer).

Watch the 2020’s event here.

Portrait of Young Nelson Mandela courtesy Marlene Dumas. Pictured on the left: Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor

With Covid Admission Ticket

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