March 28, 2017

CHCI Annual Meeting: The Humanities Improvised

The 2017 annual meeting of the Consortium of Humanities Centers and Institutes (CHCI) will explore the multiple ways in which improvisation has ...
March 28, 2017

Tribute to Ncedile Daki and Mluleki Sam

The Factory of the Arts of the Centre for Humanities Research, University of the Western Cape invites to you a tribute to artists Ncedile Daki and Mlu
March 24, 2017

Voortrekker Gateways Exhibition Opening

Please join us for the opening of ‘Voortrekker Gateways’, an exhibition of work by Visual History students. Date: 28 March, 2017 Time:  3:45pm Venue: Centre for […]
March 24, 2017

Nigel Gibson Seminar on Fanon

Centre for Humanities Research & Department of History, University of the Western Cape South African Contemporary History and Humanities Seminar Nigel Gibson (Institute for Liberal Arts […]
March 24, 2017

New Book by Jane Taylor: William Kentridge Being Led by the Nose

The CHR’s Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Chair in Aesthetic Theory and Material Performance Jane Taylor has a new book coming out with University of Chicago Press […]
March 22, 2017

I See You Wins Best New South African Script

The CHR is excited to announce that I See You, a play by Mongi Mthombeni, has won Best New South African Script at the 52nd Fleur […]
March 22, 2017

Visiting Scholar Fellowship 2017

We invite established scholars in the humanities and interpretive social sciences to join a team of scholars and artists who, in conversation and coll
March 16, 2017

Workshop: Violent Pasts, Violent Futures?

The Migrating Violence research platform of the CHR presents a day workshop titled: Violent Pasts, Violent Futures? Genocide, Migration and Belonging in the Great Lakes of […]
March 13, 2017

“Freedom Within the Walls:” Thomas Mott Osborne’s Participatory Panopticon

Centre for Humanities Research & Department of History, University of the Western Cape South African Contemporary History and Humanities Seminar Shai Gortler (PhD Candidate, University of […]
March 7, 2017

Seminar: The African Resistance Fighter Jacon Marengo

Centre for Humanities Research & Department of History, University of the Western Cape South African Contemporary History and Humanities Seminar Ulrike Lindner (History Department, University of […]
March 2, 2017

The Passing of Ncedile Daki

  It is with the greatest sorrow that we announce the death of our dear colleague and friend, Ncedile Daki, senior Handspring puppet maker and co-founder, […]
March 2, 2017

I See You Nominated for Fleur Du Cap Awards

  Mongi Mthombeni’s play I See You has been nominated in a number of categories in the 52nd Annual Fleur Du Cap Awards, including Best New […]