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Mandela: The Legacy Debate

Catch a glimpse of the life and legacy of Mandela at a debate chaired by BBC presenter Zeinab Badawi, featuring participants who knew him personally.

Those whose lives have been deeply touched through their encounters with Mandela are joined by younger voices from South Africa and the diaspora. The panel discuss the essence of Mandela and how they have been inspired by the story of his life.

Speakers include:
Thembi Tambo, daughter of Oliver Tambo who was Nelson Mandela’s partner in the first black law firm in South Africa and leader of the ANC in exile (Thembi Tambo has also recently been appointed as South African High Commissioner to London).
Lord Peter Hain, anti-apartheid activist and former UK cabinet minister.
Pallo Jordan, former South African cabinet minister.
Nolo Phiri

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Queen Elizabeth Hall


Free, but ticketed