Barricades burn in Athlone, Cape Town, during the student uprisings, 1985. The photograph speaks to Athlone as a once charged environment in the struggle for non-racialism. The Dullah Omar Centre for Critical Thought in African Humanities (DOCCTAH), a satellite of the CHR, is aimed at recalling the educational demands of students in the Western Cape. Photograph: Dave Hartman. Courtesy of the UWC-RIM Mayibuye Archives

The CHR fellowship programme will continue in 2021 primarily through online platforms. Regulations permitting, the CHR plans to host limited live events in compliance with current COVID-19 protocols. Please follow our events page for updates about seminars, workshops, and arts events.

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