Wed, Mar 1, 2023

4:30 PM – 5:30 PM EST (GMT-5)

Add to Calendar

Rehm Library

PO Box 210A One College Street, Worcester, MA 01610, United States




Due to circumstances beyond our control, this event has been canceled.

Munya Munochiveyi, associate professor of African history, leads a discussion with two Jesuits from the Zimbabwe National Elders' Forum, Rev. Fidelis Mukonori, S.J. and Rev. Tiyowoyechi Try Silungwe, S.J., on the social, religious and cultural challenges in Zimbabwe both before and after the ousting of its late President Robert Mugabe, who served as prime minister and then president from Zimbabwe’s liberation in 1980 to 2017. Fr. Mukonori was a member of the influential Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace in Zimbabwe, where he helped to expose the atrocities and human rights violations of the white minority settler regime in Rhodesia in the 1970s. He played a crucial role in the peace talks that led to Zimbabwe's independence, and he served as a mediator and peace activist throughout the decades of the Mugabe regime working to bring unity and democratic rule to Zimbabwe.

Hosted By

McFarland Center for Religion, Ethics and Culture | Website | View More Events