MISTRA's publication on Whiteness Afrikaans Afrikaners: Addressing
Post-Apartheid Legacies, Privileges and Burdens consists of various thought-provoking contributions made at a
roundtable held in 2015 at Constitution Hill as a continuation of MISTRA’s
research on nation formation and social cohesion. The
publication aims to enhance the understanding of the history of whiteness in
all its socio-economic manifestations as well as the architecture of power
relations and privileges in democratic South Africa.
comprises of contributions by former president Kgalema Motlanthe, current Deputy Minister of
Cogta, Andries Nel, Mary Burton, Christi van der Westhuizen, Lynette Steenveld, Bobby Godsell, Dirk Herman (of Solidarity), Ernst Roets (of Afriforum), Xhanti Payi, Mathatha Tsedu, Pieter Duvenage, Hein Willemse, Nico Koopman, Melissa Steyn, Achille Mbembe and Mathews Phosa.