Bart Luirink
Two days to go and it's international Nelson Mandela Day! Earlier this week, French President Francois Hollande handed his South African counterpart the digitised recording of the Rivonia Trial. In this trial in 1963 en 1964 Nelson Mandela was sentenced to life in jail. The digitisation safes the historical documents for future generations. The material is worth studying. It will introduce you to the magnificent defense by outstanding young lawyers like Arthur Chaskalson, who became the first Chief... Two days to go and it's international Nelson Mandela Day! Earlier this week, French President Francois Hollande handed his South African counterpart the...
Bart Luirink
Still 4 days to go until Madiba's birthday 98 years ago. Soon after his death in December 2013, ZAM published a special commemorative issue: 'De Toekomst van Nelson Mandela' (Mandela's Future). The edition is a visual celebration of 74 pages with contributions by Marlene Dumas, Anton Corbijn, Berend Strik, Gerda Havertong, Kadir van Lohuizen, Adriaan van Dis and many others. More than 45.000 copies were distributed in The Netherlands. The publication was sponsored by the progressive ASN Bank.... Still 4 days to go until Madiba's birthday 98 years ago. Soon after his death in December 2013, ZAM published a special commemorative issue: 'De Toekomst...
Bart Luirink
Only 6 days to go! The 2016 Mandela Day will be a worldwide commemoration of the life and achievements of one of the biggest heroes of our time. Nelson Mandela has an overwhelming presence in the ZAM offices. His picture, the art pieces inspired by Mandela, memorabilia and some, not always tasteful, merchandising products are all over over the place. But foremost he is in our thoughts. What is today's meaning of the struggle he fought together with so many less known comrades? How does his work... Only 6 days to go! The 2016 Mandela Day will be a worldwide commemoration of the life and achievements of one of the biggest heroes of our time. Nelson...