Sailor Malan Memorial Lecture: Honouring 60 years of a Remarkable Legacy

In commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the passing of Sailor Malan, SPU’s School of Humanities invites you to celebrate the life and legacy of this extraordinary individual.

The lecture titled “I Fear No Man”, delivered by Dr Yvonne Malan, will delve into the life and achievements of Sailor Malan. Beyond his accolades in aerial combat during World War Two, Sailor Malan was a beacon of hope and resilience, and one of the earliest anti-apartheid advocates who also founded the famous Torch Commando. This event promises a comprehensive look into his life, celebrating his immense contributions both in the air and on the ground in the fight for justice and equality. 

Event details

Date: 16 September 2023

Time: 11:00

Location: Auditorium 1, Humanities Building, Sol Plaatje University, Kimberley

Join us in honouring a man whose legacy continues to inspire, a true testament to courage, leadership and conviction.


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