Looking back on turbulent times at UCT

Dianna Yach, of Claremont, has her book signed by former UCT vice chancellor Max Price.

More than 100 people attended the launch of former UCT vice chancellor Max Price’s memoir, Statues and Storms: Leading through change, at the V&A Waterfront Exclusive Books, on Thursday September 21. Dr Price was in conversation with radio talk show host Africa Melane, who said the book offered a gripping insider’s account of Dr Price’s leadership at UCT from 2008 to 2018, during a period of transformation in South African higher eduction.

Karabo Mabaso, of Rondebosch, with Anathi Manyakanyaka, of Observatory.
Daphne and Shai Makgoba, of Observatory, with Ashley Francis, of Tokai.
Retired Constitutional Court judge and human rights activist Albie Sachs, of Clifton, with Laurine Platzky, of Oranjezicht.
Jordan Morris, of Claremont, with Kaylie Chernotsky, of Milnerton.
Radio talk show host Africa Melane with former UCT vice chancellor Max Price.
Sebastian Pooler with Alex Faber, both from Newlands.
Professor Thandabantu Nhlapo and Mathokoza Nlapo, from Kirstenhof, with Miriam Hoosain, from Rondebosch.
Statues and Storms editor Russell Martin, of Diep River, with Christopher Peter, of Green Point, and Hugh Corder, of Rondebosch.
Max Price signs a copy of his book for Paul Bodenstein, of Rondebosch.
Former UCT vice chancellor Max Price signing a copy of his book for Mugsy Spiegel, of Claremont.
Melitta Kwak, of Durbanville, with Erika Ooshutsen, of Vredehoek.