Activist School coming to Malmö

by Jake Hunter on October 17, 2011

in Events,Inspiration

Khanya College from South Africa is visiting Malmö, together with activists from Zambia and Malawi. You are invited as a student, activist or educator for one day of interactive sessions. Join in for a specific session or the whole day!

Khanya College is an independent, non-governmental organisation based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Established in 1986, the primary aim of Khanya College is to assist various constituencies within working class and poor communities to respond to the challenges posed by the forces of economic and political globalisation. Khanya College offers assistance through providing educational and training workshops, publications and research to organisations and individuals in these communities.

Invitation on  Facebook

Friday, November 4 · 10:00am – 3:00pm
Rolfsgatan 7 B
Malmö, Sweden

10:00 – 10:30 Welcome! Introduction to Khanya College and the Glocal Folk High School (Glokala Folkhögskolan).
10:30 – 11:30 Mobilisation for the climate summit COP 17 in Durban 29 Nov to 9 Dec.
11:30 – 12:30 Lunch.
12.30 – 13.30 Campaigning for fair labour standards in Southern Africa and Sweden.
13.45 – 14.45 The role of gender in social movements.
14.45 – 15.00 Round up and reflections. Thanks for today!

• Oupa Lehulere and Elijah Kodisang from Khanya College.
• Gertrude Kunda from Zambia, member of a network for fair labour standards in the sugar plant industry.
• Veronica Karim from Malawi, the first female general secretary of the sugar workers union SPAWUM. She lost her job because of her involvement with the union.

You are welcome to join a session or the whole day. Register to by November 1. Please let us know if want lunch at Tryckeriet to a cost of 45 kr. We would also be happy to know if you want to contribute with your perspectives to any of the themes as a representative from any specific organization. Our guests are looking forward to sharing their ideas, as well as learning from us in Malmö. Contact for registration: August Nilsson (, 0736 98 25 57).

Afrikagrupperna, Färnebo folkhögskola, Glokala folkhögskolan, Urbana studier – Malmö högskola, Attac Malmö/Lund, ABF, SAFRAN. In collaboration with Khanya College.

PS. Activist schools will also be held in Stockholm and Gothenburg. For more information please visit

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