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21 Lewenslesse van bekende Suid-Afrikaners vir 2021

Met Thembalethu Seyisi, Thuli Madonsela, Sandra Prinsloo, Rochelle Barrish en Susan Booyens

Datum: 27 April 13:00

Tydsduur: 60min

Venue: ATKV Innovasiespasie

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Watter lewenswaarheid wens jy het jy geken op 21? Dít is die vraag wat ’n dinamiese regstudent van Universiteit Stellenboch, Thembalethu Seyisi, aan 21 suksesvolle Suid-Afrikaners gestel het. Die eindresultaat is ’n versameling stories van hoop en deursettingsvermoë deur merkwaardige persoonlikhede. Presies die inspirasie wat jy nodig het vir 2021!

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21 Life Lessons @ 21

With Thembalethu Seyisi, Thuli Madonsela, Sandra Prinsloo, Rochelle Barrish and Susan Booyens

Date: 27 April 13:00

Duration: 60min

Venue: ATKV Innovation Lounge

Free entrance

Which pearls of wisdoms did you wish you had when you were 21? Thembalethu Seyisi, a dynamic law student at Stellenbosch University, posed this question to 21 successful South Africans. The result: a compilation of stories by prominent personalities about hope and determination. Just the inspiration you need for 2021!

Dis nie die vlermuise se skuld nie

Met Adam Cruise, David Bristow en Don Pinnock

Datum: 28 April 10:00

Tydsduur: 60min

Venue: ATKV Innovasiespasie

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Soos die Covid-19-pandemie die wêreld drasties verander het, is dit dringend tyd om opnuut oor ons verhouding met die natuur te besin. So redeneer Adam Cruise in sy nuwe boek, It’s not about the Bats. Hy gesels met David Bristow, wie se boek, Big Pharma, Dirty Lies, Busy Bees and Eco Activists: 20 Environmental Stories from South Africa, handel oor “pesticides, poaching, petrol, plastics, population, pollination, pollution, pods, politics, pharmaceuticals, people, prophets, power and poop.”

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It’s not about the bats

With Adam Cruise, David Bristow and Don Pinnock

Date: 28 April 10:00

Duration: 60min

Venue: ATKV Innovation Lounge

Free entrance

In the wake of Covid-19’s dramatic impact on the world, we have to seriously reflect on our relationship with nature. This is Adam Cruise’s argument in his new book, It’s not about the Bats. Adam is in conversation with David Bristow, whose Big Pharma, Dirty Lies, Busy Bees and Eco Activists: 20 Environmental Stories from South Africa, deals with “pesticides, poaching, petrol, plastics, population, pollination, pollution, pods, politics, pharmaceuticals, people, prophets, power and poop.”

Waar’s die pa’s?

Met Julian Jansen, Carla van der Spuy en Susan Booyens

Datum: 28 April 13:00

Tydsduur: 60min

Venue: ATKV Innovasiespasie

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In Suid-Afrika ken meer as 60% van kinders nie hul pa nie. Die afwesigheid van ’n pa lei dikwels tot ’n gemis aan geborgenheid. Julian Jansen, Rapport-joernalis en oudonderwyser, ondersoek dié fenomeen en maniere hoe die probleem aangespreek kan word. Op haar beurt skryf Carla van der Spuy in Gangster oor geharde én gerehabiliteerde bendelede en hulle afwesige vaders.

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Waar’s die pa’s?

With Julian Jansen, Carla van der Spuy and Susan Booyens

Date: 28 April 13:00

Duration: 60min

Venue: ATKV Innovation Lounge

Free entrance

More than 60% of South Africa’s kids do not know their dads, resulting in a lack of feeling ensconced. Rapport journalist and former teacher Julian Jansen explores this phenomenon, as well as ways to tackle the problem. Julian is in conversation with Carla van der Spuy whose Gangster investigates the influence of absent father figures on convicts.

Hartedief

Met Rudie van Rensburg en Hanlie Retief

Datum: 29 April 13:00

Tydsduur: 60min

Venue: ATKV Innovasiespasie

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Gewilde misdaadskrywer Rudie van Rensburg se nuutste naelkouer, Hartedief, word by die Suidoosterfees bekendgestel. ’n Reeksmoordenaar jag in stormweer, en Rooi en Kassie moet hom vastrek. Die Hartedief kom met moord weg, en dan is Kassie se volle aandag ook nie eintlik by die saak nie, want hy is smoorverlief op ’n aanvallige mede-seëlversamelaar. Vlerksleep is nie vir sissies nie. Om sake vir hom en Rooi te vererger word hul baas daarvan verdink dat sy hul ondersoek in die wiele ry, en Kassie moet haar onskuld bewys. Intussen word Kaapse vroue vermoor wanneer daar onweer broei.

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Hartedief

With Rudie van Rensburg and Hanlie Retief

Date: 29 April 13:00

Duration: 60min

Venue: ATKV Innovation Lounge

Free entrance

Popular crime-novelist Rudie van Rensburg’s latest nail-biter, Hartedief, is launched at Suidoosterfees. Rooi and Kassie must apprehend a serial killer who prowls during stormy weather. Kassie struggles to focus on the case because he is smitten with an attractive fellow stamp collector. Flirting is not for the faint-hearted. To make matters even worse, suspicions are rife that their boss is undermining the investigation, and Kassie must clear her name. In the meantime, the list of victims grows every time dark clouds gather over Cape Town.

Die nasie op die bank

Met Wahbie Long en Marianne Thamm

Datum: 29 April 10:00

Tydsduur: 60min

Venue: ATKV Innovasiespasie

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In Wahbie Long se boek, Nation on the Couch, word die lewe in ons geliefde land deur ’n psigoanalitiese bril bekyk. Soveel sosiale kwessies waarmee ons vandag worstel is die gevolg van sosio-emosionele impulse – soos skaamte, jaloesie en hoop. Kom daag jouself uit oor die manier hoe ons onsself en ons mede-landsburgers beskou, en probeer sin maak oor hoekom ons is wie ons is en doen wat ons doen.

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Nation on the Couch

With Wahbie Long and Marianne Thamm

Date: 29 April 10:00

Duration: 60min

Venue: ATKV Innovation Lounge

Free entrance

In Nation on the Couch Wahbie Long looks at life in South Africa through a psycho-analytical perspective. So many of the social issues we are struggling with stem from socio-emotional impulses like shame, jealousy and hope. Come challenge yourself about your way of looking at yourself and your fellow-citizens. Perhaps you will discover why we are what we are, and why we do the things we do.

Die leuen van 1652

Met Patric Tariq Mellet en Tembeka Ngcukaitobi

Datum: 27 April 10:00

Tydsduur: 60min

Venue: ATKV Innovasiespasie

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In Patric Tariq Mellet se The Lie of 1652 lewer hy skerp kritiek teen die gevestigde pre-koloniale en koloniale geskiedenis. Hy plaas verder die fokus op grondonteiening, die verwoesting van lewens en die brutaliteit van slawerny in Suid-Afrika. Met uitgebreide navorsing en soeke na identiteit, lewer Mellet ’n dapper nuwe perspektief op die verlies aan grond en geborgenheid in ’n dramatiese tydperk in ons geskiedenis.

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The Lie of 1652

With Patric Tariq Mellet and Tembeka Ngcukaitobi

Date: 27 April 10:00

Duration: 60min

Venue: ATKV Innovation Lounge

Free entrance

In The Lie of 1652 Patric Tariq Mellet takes a critical look at South Africa’s precolonial and colonial history, unpacking issues such as land expropriation, the devastation of livelihoods and the brutality of slavery. Based on extensive research and a quest for a new identity, Mellet opens a brave new perspective on the land issue and people’s loss of their sense of security.

Hoe teater ’n boek met ’n gewete word

Met Coenie de Villiers, Deon Meyer en Zahn Hulme

Datum: 28 April 15:30

Tydsduur: 60min

Venue: ATKV Innovasiespasie

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Deon Meyer en Coenie de Villiers praat oor die tweede koffietafelboek wat hul supergewilde Karoo Suite-produksies vergesel. Die nuwe boek, Ons Karoo, verskyn saam met Karoo Suite 2: Karoonagte, waarvan die opbrengs ten bate van talentvolle kinders in die Karoo is. Met hulle eerste koffietafelboek het Meyer en De Villiers ’n miljoen rand ingesamel. Zahn Hulme van die Atterbury Trust wat die publikasies ondersteun, kom gesels saam.

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Hoe teater ’n boek met ’n gewete word

With Coenie de Villiers, Deon Meyer and Zahn Hulme

Date: 28 April 15:30

Duration: 60min

Venue: ATKV Innovation Lounge

Free entrance

Deon Meyer and Coenie de Villiers discuss their second coffee table book linked to their wildly popular Karoo Suite productions. The new title, Ons Karoo, coincides with the staging of Karoo Suite 2: Karoonagte, and all proceeds will support talented youngsters from the Karoo. With their first publication Meyer and De Villiers raised one million rand for development work. Zahn Hulme from the Atterbury Trust, who supports the book project, joins the artists on stage.

Die born frees van die Afrikaanse digkuns

Met Ashwin Arendse, Veronique Jephtas en Danie Marais

Datum: 30 April 13:00

Tydsduur: 60min

Venue: ATKV Innovasiespasie

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Twee kraakvars stemme klink vanjaar op: Ashwin Arendse met Swatland en Veronique Jephtas met Soe rond ommie bos. Swatland speel grootliks af in Malmesbury en word aangebied in Kaaps wat met die kenmerkende bry-klank van die streek weerklink. Jephtas – in 2020 deel van die Jakes Gerwel Stigting en PEN Afrikaans se skrywersresidensie – sluit aan by die tradisie van protespoësie en skryf oor die wonde van die verlede wat halsstarrig bly sweer.

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Die born frees van die Afrikaanse digkuns

With Ashwin Arendse, Veronique Jephtas and Danie Marais

Date: 30 April 13:00

Duration: 60min

Venue: ATKV Innovation Lounge

Free entrance

Two fresh poetic voices make their debut in 2021: Ashwin Arendse with Swatland and Veronique Jephtas with Soe rond ommie bos. Swatland is set in Malmesbury and written in Kaaps, echoing the typical Swartland burr. Jephtas, who attended the Jakes Gerwel Foundation and PEN Afrikaans’ writer’s residency in 2020, derived inspiration from the tradition of protest poetry, and writes about wounds from the past that are still festering.

Die sporthelde van die Struggle

Met Michael le Cordeur, André Odendaal en Jerome Topley

Datum: 1 Mei 10:00

Tydsduur: 60min

Venue: ATKV Innovasiespasie

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Michael le Cordeur se boek, Davy Samaai – kampioen van die struggle, neem die leser op reis deur die lewe van ’n uitsonderlike man wat, ondanks apartheid, ’n internasionaal gerekende tennisspeler geword het. Op sy beurt ondersoek André Odendaal, medeskrywer van Pitch Battles: Sport, racism and resistance, die onmenslike opofferings wat bruin en swart sporthelde in die verlede moes maak. Hierdie gerekende navorsers gesels oor die helde van gister wat ons steeds inspireer.

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Die sporthelde van die Struggle

With Michael le Cordeur, André Odendaal and Jeremy Topley

Date: 1 Mei 10:00

Duration: 60min

Venue: ATKV Innovation Lounge

Free entrance

Michael le Cordeur’s Davy Samaai – The People’s Champion takes readers on a journey into the life of an inspiring sportsman who, despite apartheid, became a world-renowned tennis player. André Odendaal, co-author of Pitch Battles: Sport, racism and resistance, explores the cruel sacrifices black sports heroes had to make in the past. These respected researchers exchange insights about the heroes of yesteryear who keep inspiring us.

Hartstories van ons land se boere

Met Ivor Price, Kobus Louwrens, Alfreda Mars en Whernit Dirks

Datum: 1 Mei 13:00

Tydsduur: 60min

Venue: ATKV Innovasiespasie

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Terwyl die gronddebat voortwoed, stel dié boek ons bekend aan die mense wat die kos verbou waarvan Suid-Afrika leef. Ivor Price en Kobus Louwrens bied ’n deernisvolle blik op boere se stryd, hartseer én hoop. Alfreda Mars en Whernit Dirks is Wes-Kaapse boere wie se stories in Hartstories opgeteken is. Hoewel hulle landboureis met klippe besaai was, bly hulle onlosmaaklik aan die grond verbind. Mars en Dirks was ook te sien in Price se TV-programme Vir die liefde van die land (VIA) en For the love of the land (People’s Weather).

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Hartstories van ons land se boere

With Ivor Price, Kobus Louwrens, Alfreda Mars and Whernit Dirks

Date: 1 Mei 13:00

Duration: 60min

Venue: ATKV Innovation Lounge

Free entrance

While the land issue is being debated fiercely, this book introduces us to the people who cultivate the food South Africans eat. Ivor Price and Kobus Louwrens look at farmers’ daily struggles with compassion. Alfreda Mars and Whernit Dirks are Western Cape farmers whose stories were included in Hartstories. Although their journey in agriculture have seen many obstacles, they remain committed to the land. Mars and Dirks were featured in Price’s TV-series Vir die liefde van die land (VIA) and For the love of the land (People’s Weather).

Die lang pad na ekonomiese vryheid

Met Johan Fourie, Nicoli Nattrass en Rachel Jafta

Datum: 30 April 15:30

Tydsduur: 60min

Venue: ATKV Innovasiespasie

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Hoe het Einsten Eskom tot stand help bring? Hoe kan ’n Indonesiese vulkaan die Groot Trek verduidelik? En wat het koning Zwelithini en Charlemagne in gemeen? Dít is maar enkele van die rare vrae wat Johan Fourie ondersoek in sy nuwe boek, Our Long Walk to Economic Freedom. Kom luister hoe die skrywer en paneel gesels oor die verrykende reis deur ’n Afrika-gesentreerde geskiedenis en die pad probeer baan na ’n beter toekoms.

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The Long Walk to Economic Freedom

With Johan Fourie, Nicoli Nattrass and Rachel Jafta

Date: 30 April 15:30

Duration: 60min

Venue: ATKV Innovation Lounge

Free entrance

How did Einstein help create Eskom? What does an Indonesian volcano have to do with the Great Trek? And what do King Zwelithini and Charlemagne have in common? These are samples of the off-beat questions Johan Fourie addresses in his new book, Our Long Walk to Economic Freedom. Come listen to the panel’s views on this enriching journey through an African-centred history and how it can help us build a better future.