Public Lecture by Father Michael Lapsley on Reconciliation
Director of the Institute for the Healing of Memories, Father Michael Lapsley holds a public lecture on reconciliation and dealing with the past on Wednesday 4th of April.
Michael Lapsley is an Anglican priest and social justice activist who participated in the anti-apartheid movement in South Africa. In early 90's, Father Michael lost both of his hands and an eye after opening a letter bomb. On his lecture Father Michael reflects his personal journey, the South African truth and reconciliation process and the healing of memories.
The lecture is held in English and is open for everyone on Wednesday 4th of April, room LS3 from 10.15 to 11.30. The lecture is part of a reconciliation and mediation course organised by the Faculty of Law at the University of Lapland, the Giellagas Institute at the University of Oulu and the Sami Education Institute with the support of the Network for Religious and Traditional Peacemakers.