On Monday 6 August 2018, JIAS hosted a full-day workshop on life-writing entitled ‘Telling Lives: Trust, Lies, History’. The keynote speaker was Professor Carolyn Steedman of Warwick University in the United Kingdom.
The workshop was organised by the UJ History Department, the UJ Humanities Faculty, the Governing Intimacies Project, and the Wits Institute for Social and Economic Resarch ( WiSER). The convenors were Dr Stephen Sparks of the UJ Department of History and Prof Shireen Hassim of WiSER. The workshop formed part of WiSER’s Governing Intimacies project.