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Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela holds the South African National Research Foundation Chair in Violent Histories and Transgenerational Trauma and is director of the Centre for the Study of the Afterlife of Violence and the Reparative Quest at Stellenbosch University. She served on the Human Rights Violations Committee of South Africa’s great national experiment in social repair, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Her book A Human Being Died That Night is in multiple translations and was winner of the Alan Paton Award and the Christopher Award. Gobodo-Madikizela is the recipient of numerous international awards and has delivered many public lectures, keynotes, and endowed lectures globally.

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