The CHR congratulates Ross Truscott and Maurits Van Bever Donker on the publication of a special issue of the journal Kronos: Southern African Histories titled ‘What is the university in Africa for?’. The issue features papers by not only the editors but from a number of scholars associated with the CHR.
Kronos features innovative historical and inter-disciplinary scholarship about southern Africa and beyond. Through its emphasis on thematic and Special Issues, it highlights new debates and research directions in the humanities. Kronos combines a rigorous commitment to high quality scholarship with a longstanding interest in integrating visual and textual sources. It is an accredited open access journal published annually by the Department of History and the Centre for Humanities Research at the University of the Western Cape.