Book Launch: "Verwoerd -My Journey through Family Betrayals"

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On 17 October 2019 Professor Hamber facilitated a discussion with Dr Wilhelm Verwoerd at the Belfast launch of "Verwoerd: My Journey through Family Betrayals". The discussion focused on key aspects of the book, and particularly Dr Verwoerd's challenges of coming to terms with the fact that HF Verwoerd, his grandfather, was the South African Prime Minister who is widely considered the architect of the apartheid system. Topics for discussion included key questions of the responsibilities of those who benefitted from the apartheid system, the question of "betrayal" when you take a different path to peacebuilding from those around you, as well as the relevance of the book to wider contexts.
Period17 Oct 2019
Event typeOther
LocationBelfastShow on map