Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS)


SPRC In conversation with Jacob Dlamini

by Tamar Garb and Jacob Dlamini

Jacob Dlamini

27 August 2020

Tamar Garb welcomes Jacob Dlamini for a conversation on the limitations of racialisations and categorisations, the problematic ethnicising of blackness, and understanding the centrality of race while also understanding that race doesn't explain everything. Jacob speaks on his work exploring the role of collaborators during apartheid, and how the traumas of the children of collaborators is important to the context of the traumas of South Africa’s past. 

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This conversation was recorded on 30th July 2020

Speakers: Tamar Garb, Director of UCL Institute of Advanced Studies and Durning Lawrence Professor in the History of Art  //  Jacob Dlamini, Assistant Professor of History at Princeton University
Producer and EditorKaissa Karhu