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Public Intellectuals aim to help societies to better understand themselves and the world around them. Their writing and public talks can help create an informed citizenry and more just societies.
Athambile Masola, is a teacher, and a PhD researcher who blogs about education, feminism and politics. This week’s show features a discussion with Dr Nosipho Mngomezulu about the nature and role of the public intellectual in various public spaces.
According to Masola, writing can be a form of activism and often ends as being political. Is writing as a form of rioting that can be disruptive and open up public spaces for a diversity of voices?
Athambile Masola’s selected writings:
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