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The conference will be held in the Sinodesaal / GKSA Auditorium, Corner of Meyer Street and Molen Street.

GUESTHOUSES IN POTCHEFSTROOM – NEAR THE CONFERENCE VENUE


Venter Guesthouse

http://www.potchefstroom.co.za/venter/
(018) 297 3797
30 Hoffmann Street
(7 minutes walking distance from the conference venue)


Huys-ten-Bosch Guesthouse

http://www.potchefstroom.co.za/huystenbosch/
(018) 294-4310 / 084 603 3710
E-mail:
7 Meyer Street
(5 minutes walking distance from the conference venue)


Ma Cachette Bed & Breakfeast

http://www.wheretostay.co.za/macachettebb/
018-2976980
C/o Meyer and Molen Street
(2 minutes walking distance from the conference venue)


Die Anker Guesthouse

http://accommodation.infosight.co.za/accommodation/A00236_die__anker_gastehuis/
(018) 297-6980 / 082 227 5557
C/o Meyer and Molen Street
(2 minutes walking distance from the conference venue)
 

D’Oude Molen Guesthouse

http://accommodation.you.co.za/info/Potchefstroom3244/Guest-House/d-Oude-Molen-Guest-House11938
0832976244
15 Molen Street
(10 minutes walking distance from the conference venue)


PUK Sports Village

http://www.nwu.ac.za/content/rcs-nonrespsv
(018) 299 2115
Loop Street
(7 minutes walking distance from the conference venue)
 

Astrovilla (NWU Potchefstroom - Campus accommodation)


http://www.nwu.ac.za/p-rcs/nonres.html
(018) 299-2988/299-2989  / 0836269197
E-mail:
Calderbank Street
(20 minutes walking distance from the conference venue)


Down to Earth Guesthouse


http://www.potchefstroom.co.za/downtoearth/
0 82 518 1147
E-Mail:
107 Molen Street
(10 minutes walking distance from the conference venue)


Molenhof Guest Rooms (self-catering)

(018) 294-6190
123 Molen Street
(12 minutes walking distance from the conference venue)


Leopard Lily

http://www.potchefstroom.co.za/leopardlily/index.html
(018) 293 3315

117 Rissik Street
(20 minutes walking distance from the conference venue)


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Other guest houses

You could also consider additional guesthouses on the following websites, but certain guesthouses are farther away from the conference venue. Kindly use your own transport in this instance. Please note that busses and taxis in Potchefstroom do not follow arranged schedules.

http://www.potchefstroom.co.za/

http://www.diebult.co.za/

http://potchtrade.co.za/

 

 

Keynote speakers

PADDY BOUMA was trained as a painter and printmaker at the Michaelis School of Fine Art, UCT and the Ecole des Beaux-Arts, University of Paris. She taught Lithography and Illustration at the Dept. of Visual Arts, University of Stellenbosch from 1971-2006. She has written and/or illustrated a large number of picture books that have been published internationally.

Webpages
Nelson Mandela: Long walk to freedom
Tafelberg
Stellenbosch Writers
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JOHN STEPHENS is Emeritus Professor in English at Macquarie University, and Editor of International Research in Children's Literature. He is author of several books and about a hundred articles, and was recipient of the International Brothers Grimm Award in 2007, in recognition of his contribution to research in children's literature.

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DOLLY DLAVANE, a librarian by profession, is a lecturer at the North-West University (Potchefstroom Campus). Behind her is more than 20 years of teaching experience with more interest in African Literature, drama to be more precise. She is also a translator, proofreader and editor of school learning material. She has gained tremendous experience in the workshops that she presented at the Northern Cape Province`s Department of Education on drama, poetry and creative writing.

Webpage
NWU African Languages for Education