Decolonial Aesthetic Force

Professor Nauman Naqvi

The South African Students’ Organisation and the Black Consciousness Legacy

Dr. Saleem Badat

Video: Soft Thresholds

The CHR in partnership with African Centre for Cities at the University of Cape Town and UCT School of Architecture, Planning and Geomatic and Wolff Architects hosted a lecture titled Soft Thresholds by practicing architect and educator Rahul Mehrotra.

Lion’s Share: Remaking South African Copyright

A Humanities in Session Lecture by Prof. Veit Erlmann

Testimony and Truth Today

A Humanities in Session Lecture by Proffessor Sara Guyer

Intellectuals, Politics, Taboos

A Humanities in Session Lecture by Professor Patrick Baert

Sex and the Profane: FAKA, Abject Erotics, and the Politics of Deviance in post-apartheid South Africa

A Humanities in Session Lecture by Assistant Professor Jordache A. Ellapen

Visualizing Baldwin

A lecture by Warren Crichlow

2019 Annual African History Lecture

A panel discussion titled ‘The Living Legacies of Samora Machel’ will explore the iconic figure from different perspectives.

The Photography of History: Sally Mann at Antietam

Keynote Lecture at International Workshop

Using Film to Reconnect South Africa to Early Liberation Heroes

A Lecture and Film Screening by Professor Chérif Keita

Soft Thresholds

A Lecture by Rahul Mehrotra

Public Lecture: Elizabeth Giorgis

Professor Giorgis teaches Art Theory and Criticism in the Graduate School of the College of Performing and Visual Art at the Modern Art Museum: Gebre Kristos Desta Center at Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia.

Public Lecture: South Africa’s Hosting of the 2018 BRICS Summit

Public Lecture hosted by The Centre for Humanities Research and the Department of Political Studies

Collaborative Voices Part 1. Two musicians in Johannesburg in the 1980s:

Please join us for a presentation by Biddy Partridge.

Sexual Violence: Remembering, Representing, Resisting

Dialogue on Troubling Seasons of Hate

Activities of the Chair in Aesthetic Theory and Material Performance

3 – 16 March 2018

Examining Malcolm X

A public lecture by Professor Richard Benson

Jazz and the Politics of Co-Creation

On Friday 23 June, Kelley gives a presentation titled Jazz and the Politics of Co-creation. Hosted by […]

Public Lecture: Comparative Political Theory and Global Challenges

Vasileios Syros is a Senior Research Fellow of the Academy of Finland at the Finnish Centre of Political Thought & Conceptual Change.

Public Lecture: Professor Gopal Guru

The formation and practice of Social and Political Theory in the Indian conceptual imagination have, by and large, been a low profile enterprise.

In Service of What? The University’s Contemporary Conundrums: Public Lecture by Catarina Antunes Gomes

This is part of a lecture series on the Idea of the University in Africa.

Lecture Series on the University in Africa: Brian Raftopoulos

“From Rhodes(ia) to Zimbabwe: Rhodes Must Fall, Post-colonial Politics, and University Transformation” Speaker: Brian Raftopoulos […]

“The Crisis in Syria”: A Question of Futures’ by Na’eem Jeenah

The Dullah Omar Centre for Critical Thought in African Humanities, a satellite project of the […]