Oct 20, 2020

Ambivalent. Photography and Visibility in African History Book Launch

Edited by Patricia Hayes and Gary Minkley Published by Ohio University Press, 2019
Oct 1, 2020

[CLOSED] Call for Applications: 2021 Fellowships at the CHR

The Centre for Humanities Research (CHR) at the University of the Western Cape (UWC) is pleased to announce the 2021 Fellowship competition for Post-doctoral, PhD, MA and Honours awards.
Sep 18, 2020

The Book of the Missing

The CHR is delighted to announce the publication of Acting Director and Associate Professor, Heidi Grunebaum, poetry collection ‘The Book of the Missing’.
Sep 14, 2020

Ambivalent: Photography and Visibility in African History (New African Histories)

The CHR congratulates Patricia Hayes, SARChI Chair in Visual History, and Gary Minkley, SARChI Chair in Social Change, on the publication of their latest co-edited book Ambivalent.
Sep 14, 2020

‘Why I am no longer a Non-Racialist: Identity, Citizenship, Difference’

The CHR is delighted to announce a publication from CHR Senior researcher, Suren Pillay, titled ‘Why I am no longer a Non-Racialist: Identity, Citizenship, Difference’ published with the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA).
Sep 5, 2020

African Critical Inquiry Programme Announces 2020 Ivan Karp Doctoral Research Award

Our warm congratulations to CHR doctoral fellow, Nsima Udo for being named recipient of the African Critical Inquiry Programme's 2020 Ivan Karp Doctoral Research Award for his doctoral project, "The Politics of Aesthetics and Performance: Visuality and the Remaking of Culture in the Calabar Festival and Carnival, 2004-2019." A fantastic achievement!
Sep 1, 2020

Zenzo Nkobi, ZAPU Photographer: Exile, Visibility and the Anteroom of War in Zambia, 1977–1980

The CHR congratulates, DSI/NRF SARChI Chair in Visual History & Theory, Professor Patricia Hayes on the publication of her latest journal article titled ‘Zenzo Nkobi, ZAPU Photographer: Exile, Visibility and the Anteroom of War in Zambia, 1977–1980’ in the Journal of Southern African Studies.
Sep 1, 2020

The Dream of the Royal Road: Psychoanalysis and the Post

The CHR is delighted to announce the latest publication from CHR Next Gen researcher, Ross Truscott, titled ‘The Dream of the Royal Road: Psychoanalysis and the Post’ published in Cultural Critique.
Sep 1, 2020

Creative Cities, Graffiti and Culture‐Led Development in South Africa: Dlala Indima (‘Play Your Part’)

The CHR congratulates post-doctoral fellow, Dr Rike Sitas, on her latest publication: ‘Creative Cities, Graffiti and Culture‐Led Development in South Africa: Dlala Indima (‘Play Your Part’) in the International Journal of Urban and Regional Research.
Aug 14, 2020

Neoliberalism’s last breath: thinking politico-economic well-being during and beyond COVID-19

The CHR is delighted to announce the publication of honours fellow, Kiasha Naidoo’s latest journal article “ Neoliberalism’s last breath: thinking politico-economic well-being during and beyond COVID-19” in Revista de Filosofie Aplicată.
Aug 12, 2020

Shawn Michelle Smith

Professor of Visual and Critical Studies at School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Aug 12, 2020

Samer Frangie

Director of the Center for Arab and Middle East Studies at the American University of Beirut

The CHR in the time of a global pandemic

In line with protocols introduced by government towards the prevention and containment of the COVID-19 virus, the CHR suspended its public events, seminars, and general fellowship program until further notice.  We wish CHR fellows, students, artists, colleagues and friends, as well as our partners and funders in South Africa and across the world much strength and compassion in these difficult times.

 

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