Mandela and Tragedy, Tutu and the Political Transfiguration of South Africa: New Approaches to Biography
A Lecture in the Humanities in Session Series at the Centre for Humanities Research...
Panya Routes: Independent Art Spaces in Africa The CHR is delighted to announce the publication of CHR Research Fellow Kim Gurney’s new book Panya Routes: Independent art spaces in Africa (Motto, 2022), which was carried out in her capacity as an affiliated Research Associate at UCT’s African Centre for Cities....
AVA board member announcement.
CHR doctoral fellow, Phokeng Setai, has been appointed to serve on the board of the Association of the Visual Arts (AVA)....
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.
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.