Beyond Nostalgia: Reimagining Post-Apartheid Freedom
Founding CHR director and filmmaker Premesh Lalu will be in conversation with Rashid Lombard, Jayson King, Sylvia Mndunyelwa and Dinga Sikwebu about his new film The Double Futures of Athlone at the Encounters South African Documentary International Film Festival. The panel will be moderated by Valmont Layne....
Eduardo Mondlane: social scientist, cosmopolitan and nationalist
The South African Contemporary History and Humanities Seminar invites you to a presentation by professor of anthropology at the Federal University of Bahia (UFBA), Livio Sansone....
Re-Imagining Race through Daai za Lady & Butoh
The South African Contemporary History and Humanities Seminar invites you to a presentation by dancer and choreographer, theatre-maker and director, producer, and academic researcher, jackï job....
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.
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".
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!
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.