‘Performance and Social Change, from Cairo to Cape Town’, a lecture by Hassan el Geretly and Neo Muyanga, College of Cape Town, Athlone, 20 February 2015. The event was the first Distinguished Lecture in African Humanities and Letters, organised by the CHR’s Dullah Omar Centre for Critical Thought in African Humanities (DOCCTAH). Photograph by Aidan Erasmus.

The CHR fellowship programme will continue in 2022 through online platforms and, where permitted, limited live events hosted in compliance with COVID-19 protocols. Please follow our events page for updates about events.

For queries, please email us at


COVID-19 Corona Virus South African Resource Portal