Michael Lapsley SSM

Institute for Healing of Memories
2 Lente Road
Sybrand Park
Cape Town 7708
South Africa

Phone: +27 (0)21 696 4230
Fax: +27 (0)21 696 8561


Associated Partner Organisation
Institute for Healing of Memories

Organisation Background
Resource person for Institute for the Healing of Memories.

Chaplain to the Trauma Centre for Victims of Violence and Torture in Cape Town (1993-1998)
Provincial Chaplain of Anglican Students (1976 and 1992)
Director of the Ecumenical Theology Exchange Program (1992)
Theological Consultant and Co-coordinator of an ecumenical program of populare education about apartheid and destabilization for the Lutheran World Federation (1987-1990)
Chaplain of the Africa National Congress (1976-1983)

See a list of articles on the Institute for Healing of Memories website.

Master thesis: «Neutrality or Co-option? - Anglican Church and State from 1964 until the Independence of Zimbabwe», Religious Studies, University of Zimbabwe.

Areas of special interest / expertise
Honorary Doctorate of Theology from the University of KwalaZulu Natal, Dth (Honoris Causa)(UKZN), April 2008
Honorary Doctor of Letters from the University of Macquaries, Sydney, Australia, 1999
Master of Arts from the University of Zimbabwe in Religious Studies
Post-graduate Certificate of Educaiton (with Distinction) from the National University of Lesotho (qualified secondary school teacher)
Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, Psychology and English from the National University of Lesotho
Ordained Anglican priest and professed member of religious order
Licentiate of Theology from the Australian College of Theology