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Southern Africa: from Liberation Struggles to Region-Building

Course Description: 

Process by which the region moved from colonialism/apartheid to majority rule through a series of liberation struggles, and the outcomes of those struggles. Cases of Angola and Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Namibia and South Africa. Transitions from apartheid to democracy in Namibia and South Africa through negotiated settlements. Topics include: Truth and Reconciliation Commission; role of the Southern African Development Community; challenges in region today; influence of violent past and legacies of struggle against colonialism and apartheid on present situation.

Subject: 
OSPCPTWN
Subject (Full): 
Overseas Studies in Cape Town
Academic Year: 
2014-2015
General Education Requirement(s): 
GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-ED, WAY-SI
Geography: 
Zimbabwe
Angola
Mozambique
South Africa
Namibia