“The Arch Public Dialogue Series” gets off to a flying start – 5 August 2013

CAPE TOWN: Reverend Mpho Tutu, executive directort of the Desmond & Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation, addresses the first in a series of public dialogues presented by the Foundation in association with Youngblood: Art and Culture Development. The topic under discussion was Freedom of Speech and Active Citizenship: Reclaiming Public and Intellectual Space. Reverend Tutu delivered an address titled: “In the light of Desmond Tutu’s extraordinary legacy, and his commitment to free speech and speaking truth to power, how would I describe the state of play with regards to free speech in contemporary South Africa.” The gathering was also addressed by Professor Crain Soudien, Professor Edgar Pieterse, Nkwame Cedile and Doron Isaacs. The discussion was moderated by Judith February and Richard Calland.