Hugh Masekela to deliver Steve

Hugh Masekela to deliver Steve Biko Memorial Lecture in London

The Steve Biko Foundation invites all to the Steve Biko Memorial Lecture, London, to be delivered by Hugh Masekela on “Art & Activism: Reflections on the Anti-Apartheid Struggle & Two Decades of South African Democracy.”

Hugh Masekela to deliver Steve

Hugh Masekela‘s lecture is entitled “Arts and Activism: Reflections on the Anti-Apartheid Struggle & Two Decades of South African Democracy”.

Masekela has long spoken out about South Africa’s struggle for civil rights. His talk will be about arts and activism, reflecting on the role that he and other artists, particularly those in exile, played in the anti-apartheid movement.

Hugh Masekela is a world-renowned flugelhornist, trumpeter, bandleader, composer, singer and defiant political voice. With a career that spans over five decades, Masekela remains a driving cultural force at home and abroad, as well as an advocate for justice and equality globally.

Hugh Masekela
Hugh Masekela

The Steve Biko Memorial Lecture, Europe, a partnership between LSE and the Steve Biko Foundation, is a platform for African thought leaders, policy makers and activists and to reflect on the past, present and future of Africa.

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This event is free and open to all with no ticket or pre-registration required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis.


Date: Thursday 23 October 2014

Time: 18h30-20h00

Venue: Venue: Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, LSE – 99 Aldwych, London WC2B 4JF

Speaker: Hugh Masekela