Apr 27, 2021

Call For Applications: Ivan Karp Doctoral Research Awards for African students enrolled in South African Ph.D. programmes

The African Critical Inquiry Programme is pleased to announce the 2021 Ivan Karp Doctoral Research Awards to support African doctoral students in the humanities and humanistic social sciences who are enrolled at South African universities and conducting dissertation research on relevant topics.
Apr 27, 2021

NRF Call: Postgraduate Student Funding for 2022

The CHR is excited to share the DSI and NRF call for new applications for Postgraduate Student Funding in 2022.
Feb 18, 2021

A Conversation with Patricia Hayes

Professor Patricia Hayes of the CHR will be in conversation with Professor Tamar Garb of UCL about Ambivalent: Photography and Visibility in African History
Sep 30, 2019

Other Lives of the Image: International Workshop in Visual History and Theory

From 4 - 6 October, the International Workshop in Visual History and Theory will convene around the theme Other Lives of the Image.
Jun 20, 2019

Other lives of the image

Call for papers: International Workshop in Visual History & Theory
Sep 19, 2018

The Photography of History: Sally Mann at Antietam

Keynote Lecture at International Workshop
Sep 19, 2018

On The Edge of History: International Workshop

Visual History Workshop - FULLY BOOKED
Jul 18, 2018

On the Edge of History: Photographs & African Archives

International Workshop on Visual History & Theory
Dec 18, 2017

Visual History Workshops

The workshops aim to promote and sustain a conversation amongst the growing community of trans-generational scholars engaged in new research in visual
Dec 12, 2017

Patricia Hayes

DSI/NRF SARChI Chair in Visual History & Theory Centre for Humanities Research
Apr 11, 2016

Postgraduate Module In Visual History, 2023 (HIS 735/835)

The course offers students the opportunity to become skilled in both the historical and cultural analysis of images, and their production. The focus
Apr 11, 2016

Postgraduate bursaries and postdoctoral fellowships in Visual History & Theory

The Visual History research platform is convened by the DSI/NRF SARChI Chair in Visual History & Theory (UID 98911) and hosts a number of postgraduate student bursaries and postdoctoral fellowships.

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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