The Tri-Continental Partnership Series on Race and Racism was a three-part webinar series in October 2020 exploring aspects of race and racism in South Africa, Belgium and the United States. The Tri-Continental Partnership is a trilateral agreement between the University of the Western Cape in South Africa, Ghent University in Belgium and the University of Missouri in the United States.
University of the Western Cape: Race and the Psychic Life of Apartheid
This session was presented on Thursday, Oct. 1, by Professor Saths Cooper, co-founder of the Black Consciousness movement in South Africa with Steve Biko, past president of the International Union of Psychological Science, former UWC psychology professor, and Robben Islander with Nelson Mandela; Professor Premesh Lalu, Centre for Humanties Research at UWC; and Dr. Kitso Lelliot, Centre for Humanities Research fellow at UWC.
Ghent University: Discussing Colonialism and Decolonization in a Belgian Context
This session was presented on Thursday, Oct. 15, by Johan Lagae, Architecture and Urban Planning; Felicitas Becker, African History; Sibo Kanobana, Sociolinguistics; and Imane Salmi, president of Afro-Belgian student organization Umoja.
University of Missouri: The Many Meanings of Thomas Jefferson
This session was presented on Thursday, Oct. 29, by Dr. Stephanie Shonekan, associate dean of the College of Arts and Science and professor of music, and Dr. Jeff Pasley, associate director of the Kinder Institute on Constitutional Democracy and professor of history.