Lade Veranstaltungen

« Alle Veranstaltungen

  • Diese Veranstaltung hat bereits stattgefunden.

Lunchtalk: Journalism and the Archive

März 14, 2017 @ 12:30 - 13:30

Please join us for a lunchtalk with Niren Tolsi on journalistic practice and archives, moderated by Melanie Boehi. We will provide juice, mineral water, tea & coffee. Please bring your own sandwich.

Niren Tolsi is a South African freelance journalist and co-founding editor of The Con, an online literary and long-form publication produced in Johannesburg. His areas of interest include citizen mobilistation and protest, state violence, constitutional law, social justice, arts and football. His work has been published by various South African and international media, among them Mail & Guardian, Sunday Times, Chimurenga Chronic, The Guardian, The New York Times and Al Jazeera. He won the prestigious Arts Journalist of the Year 2016 award and is currently in Switzerland for a writing residency with Pro Helvetia and Reportagen. He has been working on a longterm “slow journalism” project with photographer Paul Botes which follows the aftermath of the 2012 Marikana massacre in South Africa.

The lunchtalk is part of a series of Journalism Archive Sessions within the course “Journalism, gender and archive: revisiting the Ruth Weiss collection on southern Africa during the decolonisation and liberation era (ca. 1960s-1980s)” at the Department of History of the University of Basel. The event is co-hosted by the Centre for African Studies Basel and the Basler Afrika Bibliographien.


März 14, 2017
12:30 - 13:30


Basler Afrika Bibliographien
Klosterberg 23
Basel, 4051 Switzerland
+ Google Karte
+41 61 228 93 33


Dienstag– Freitag 10.00 – 13.00 Uhr und 14.00 – 17.00 Uhr. Für Zugang zu Sondersammlungen bitten wir um


Um Informationen zu Neuerscheinugnen oder Veranstaltungen zu erhalten, können Sie unseren Newsletter abonnieren.