Professor of history to lecture on human rights in South Africa

Saul Dubow, professor of history at the University of Sussex, U.K., will present "The Rise, Retreat and Revival of Human Rights in South Africa" at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 23, in the Memorial Lounge of the Pasquerilla Spiritual Center on Penn State's University Park campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Professor Saul Dubow was educated at the Universities of Cape Town and Oxford and has been at Sussex University since 1989. His teaching and research concentrates on the history of modern South Africa from the early 19th century to the present. His research bears on the development of racial segregation and apartheid in all its aspects: political, ideological and intellectual. He has special interests in the history of race, ethnicity and national identity, as well as the nature of imperialism and of colonial science.

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This is part of the Global Approaches to Intersectionality Lecture series. You may view the series calendar, learn more about the speakers, and download the flier from the Rock Ethics Institute’s website, at

Last Updated May 19, 2016