Discussion of the film 'Strike a Rock' within the Footnotes public talks series at Zuid-Afrikahuis

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This episode focuses on the documentary film, 'Strike a Rock' and women’s activism in South Africa in the aftermath of the 2012 Marikana Massacre, and in mining communities in the Zambian Copperbelt. Bringing perspectives from cultural studies, anthropology and visual studies, #NomusaMakhubu, #PatienceMususa and #HeleneStrauss speak with #KseniaRobbe and #KylieThomas about the enduring effects of the first massacre to take place in South Africa after the end of apartheid.


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  • strike
  • feminism
  • South Africa