Seminar presentation by Prof Sylvia Tamale - 12 October 2011

The African Gender Institute & the Women and Gender Studies programme of the University of the Western Cape successfully co-hosted two events on the 11th and 12th of October 2011 at which renowned Ugandan Feminist Lawyer, Academic and Activist, Professor Sylvia Tamale was a presenter.

The Cape Town launch of the book, African Sexualities, A Reader edited by Professor Sylvia Tamale was extremely well attended. The launch took place on the 11th of October 2011 at the Book Lounge. People attending the launch included some contributing authors, activists, academics and students. Professor Tamale eloquently spoke about the aims of the book, the contents of the book, the authors, the process of putting the book together and she also read excerpts from it. On the 12th of October 2011, Professor Tamale presented a seminar (The politics of sexualities in African contexts) at the University of Cape Town. For the greater part of the seminar, she engaged in conversation with people who attended the seminar around issues related to the book.