Nov 10, 2022

New Archival Visions at UWC Research Grants and Fellowships (2022-25)

The CHR is offering a range of research grants and fellowships in 2022-2025 to support new research activity in the UWC archives.
Nov 7, 2022

ACIP: Call for workshop proposals and for Ivan Karp Doctoral Research Award Applications.

The African Critical Inquiry Programme (ACIP) invites proposals from scholars and/or practitioners in South Africa to organise a workshop to take place in 2024, as well as for Ivan Karp doctoral research awards for African students enrolled in South African Ph.D. programmes.
Jul 12, 2022

African Critical Inquiry Program Announces 2022 Ivan Karp Doctoral Research Awards

The CHR warmly congratulates recipients of the 2022 Ivan Karp Doctoral Research Awards, namely Vanessa Chen, Min’enhle Ncube and Suzana Sousa.
Nov 9, 2021

Call For Applications: Ivan Karp Doctoral Research Awards 2022

The African Critical Inquiry Programme (ACIP) is pleased to announce the 2022 Ivan Karp Doctoral Research Awards to support African doctoral students in the humanities and humanistic social sciences who are enrolled at South African universities.
Nov 9, 2021

ACIP Call for Proposals to Organise a Workshop

The African Critical Inquiry Programme (ACIP) invites proposals from scholars and/or practitioners in public cultural institutions in South Africa to organise a workshop to take place in 2023.
Jul 13, 2021

African Critical Inquiry Programme Announces 2021 Ivan Karp Doctoral Research Award

The CHR congratulates Doctoral Fellow Robert Uys for being named recipient of the African Critical Inquiry Programme’s 2021 Ivan Karp Doctoral Research Award.
Dec 7, 2020

The CHR warmly congratulates Michelle Smith

The CHR warmly congratulates Michelle Smith, convenor of national and international partnerships, for graduating with a PhD in History from the University of Fort Hare. Dr Smith's dissertation is titled, "Ruin, Remains, Frame: Visual images of community, culture and race in three Eastern Cape Museums in South Africa".
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!
Apr 15, 2020

Call for proposals to organise a workshop: African Critical Inquiry Programme

Deadline changes for all African Critical Inquiry Programme applications.
Jul 8, 2019

African Critical Inquiry Programme Announces 2019 Ivan Karp Doctoral Research Awards

The African Critical Inquiry Programme has named Bronwyn Kotzen and Ngozi May Okafor as recipients of the 2019 Ivan Karp Doctoral Research Awards.
Jul 28, 2017

2017 Ivan Karp Doctoral Research Award

African Critical Inquiry Programme
Jan 16, 2017

African Critical Inquiry Programme: Ivan Karp Doctoral Research Awards – Closing date: Monday 1 May 2017

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.

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