Members Meeting Archive

February 10, 2020

Members Meeting: Monday 27 January 2020

Dialogues of Memory: What makes oral history different? Dr Sean Field is an Associate Professor in the department of Historical Studies at the University of Cape Town. He holds a PhD from the University of Essex in the United Kingdom and has lectured at UCT for several years. He is […]
December 17, 2019

Members Meeting: Monday 18 November 2019

Catholic Church Hall: 16.00 Nigel Penn’s award-winning book Rogues, Rebels and Runaways, entertained and informed readers with stories of the lives of some remarkable characters from early Cape history. Penn, a consummate raconteur and storyteller, brings to life an assortment of extraordinary personalities from the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. These […]
November 8, 2019

Members Meeting: Monday 21 October 2019

Catholic Church Hall: refreshments 15.30, meeting 16.00 ACTING WITH BEST INTENTIONS: THEATRE AND THE PURSUIT OF NON-RACIALISM IN APARTHEID CITIES Even in the darkest times of apartheid, some individuals and groups continued with non-racial agendas and kept up relationships within and between similar groups. Doing so was interpreted by the […]
October 10, 2019

Members Meeting: Monday 16 September 2019

Catholic Church Hall: refreshments 15.30, meeting 16.00 HOW TO DO AND PRESENT LOCAL HISTORY – A presentation by Robin Lee This illustrated presentation will deal with the following questions: What is ‘local history’? What are the focal points needed in researching local history? What aspects of general history are also […]