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Academic Programme

NRF SARChI Chair in Visual History and Theory

Visual History & Theory is a research platform at the University of the Western Cape that promotes a critical engagement with the image in relation to other forms of knowledge production, creativity and contest in Africa and elsewhere.

Seminar Programme

Seminar Programme Contemporary History and Humanities Seminars Established in 1993, the weekly South African Contemporary History and Humanities Seminar is the longest running seminar series […]

Andrew W. Mellon Chair of Aesthetic Theory and Material Performance

The Andrew W Mellon Chair Aesthetic Theory and Material Performance holds together several interdisciplinary modes of enquiry.

Research Platforms

Areas of Focus Aesthetic EducationMigrating ViolenceBecoming Technical of the HumanRethinking Political Theory: Citizenship and JusticeVisual History and TheoryCommunicating the HumanitiesAesthetic Education Under the direction of […]

National Research Foundation SARChI Chair

Arts Initiatives