2nd MARITIME HERITAGE CONFERENCE

09 October 2020 programme

2nd Maritime Heritage Conference

 

Inaugural Maritime Heritage Lecture & Colloquia

“Our Shipping Heritage: The Making & Sustaining of Nations”

Date: 09 October 2020

Time: 18:00

Venue: Zoom Online Platform

18:00

Opening: 

Mr Morakabe Raks Seakhoa – CEO, Maritime Heritage Institute

18:05

Welcome Remarks and Introductions: 

Commander Tsietsi Mokhele – Chairperson of the Board, Maritime Heritage Institute

18:10

About the Maritime Heritage Conference & Maritime Heritage Lecture & Colloquia Series: 

Mr Morakabe Raks Seakhoa – CEO, Maritime Heritage Institute

18:15

Keynote Address - Our Shipping Heritage: The Making & Sustaining of Nations: 

Mr Vusumuzi Mkhize – Director General: Department of Sport, Arts and Culture (DSAC)

18:30

The Political Economy of Maritime Heritage – Shipping, Now and Then: 

Commander Tsietsi Mokhele – Chairperson of the Board, Maritime Heritage Institute

18:40

Shipping Heritage As an Essential Tool For Our Education Curriculum Development: 

Ms Louisa Mabe, Acting CEO of the National Heritage Council SA (NHC)

18:50

Our Shipping Heritage, History and Legacy: The Sinking of the Mendi and Its Impact Beyond Our Time and Shores: 

Mr Thapedi Masanabo, Curator: the South African National Memorial and Commemorative Museum, Delville Wood, France.

19:00

"Sustainable Development Goal 5 (SDG5)- Achieve Gender Equality & Empower All Women & Girl Children": 

Ms Julia Ramitshana: Member of the Board of Directors: - Women in Maritime Association (WIMA) South Africa Chapter

19:10

Shipping As a Tool of Both Oppression and Liberation – Formation/Reformation/Transformation of the South African Nation - A Military/Naval Historical Perspective:

Ambassador Major-General Prof Solly Mollo, South African High Commissioner to the Republic of Uganda

President of the South African Military History Commission

19:20

The Role of Inter-governmental Organisations In Strengthening Co-operation and Sustainable Development -Shipping Heritage in South Africa/Africa - Ancient, Colonial/Anti-colonial and Democratic Epochs:

Dr Nomvuyo Nokwe, Secretary General of the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA)

19:30

Closing Remarks

19:35

Vote of thanks & Closure

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