May 16, 2022

Book Launch: Love And Revolution in the Twentieth-Century Colonial and Postcolonial World

On behalf of the Africa Institute, we are pleased to invite you to its Faculty and Fellows Seminar Series for a book launch and discussion on ,i>Love and Revolution in the Twentieth-Century Colonial and Postcolonial World.
Mar 10, 2022

Kerala Council for Historical Research Launches Love and Revolution

The CHR is pleased to share that the Kerala Council for Historical Research (KCHR) will be hosting a launch for Love and Revolution in the Twentieth-Century Colonial and Postcolonial World: Perspectives from South Asia and Southern Africa.
Feb 23, 2022

In the Press: Buhle Ngaba on CHR Charlotte Maxeke Production

CHR Artist in Residence Buhle Ngaba is writing a screenplay for a groundbreaking puppetry production on the life of Charlotte Maxeke.
Jan 12, 2022

Ali on Joy

CHR Fellow Ali Ridha Khan invited to write the Editors’ Note for ODD Magazine’s December 2021 issue on Joy.
Dec 21, 2021

Call for Abstracts: Kronos Special Issue on Sound

Kronos: Southern African Histories is seeking submissions for the 2022 special issue “Oral/Aural: Pastness and Sound as Medium and Method.”
Dec 17, 2021

Dynamic Traditions: On the 100th Anniversary of Donaueschinger Musiktage

CHR Doctoral Fellow Lee Walters invited to contribute to Dynamic Traditions , a reader published by Elisa Erkelenz and Katja Heldt around the 100th anniversary of Donaueschinger Musiktage.
Dec 13, 2021

Visualizing the body: photographic clues and the cultural fluidity of Mbopo institution 1914-2014

The CHR warmly congratulated Doctoral Fellow Nsima Udo on the publication of his MA thesis as a monograph.
Dec 3, 2021

The Quintessential Freedom Fighter: It’s Time to Reclaim the Meaning of ‘cadre’

The CHR is pleased to share “The Quintessential Freedom Fighter,” written by CHR Research Associate Seelan Naidoo and published in Daily Maverick. 
Dec 3, 2021

What Apartheid Means for Israel

CHR Research Affiliate Tareq Baconi publishes “What Apartheid Means for Israel” in The New York Review of Books.
Nov 17, 2021

Love and Revolution in the Twentieth-Century Colonial and Postcolonial World

The CHR is very pleased to announce the publication of Love and Revolution in the Twentieth-Century Colonial and Postcolonial World (Palgrave Macmillan, 2021), edited by G. Arunima, Patricia Hayes, and Premesh Lalu.
Nov 3, 2021

Pamuk’s Istanbul: The Self and the City

The CHR congratulates colleague Dr Pallavi Narayan on the publication of Pamuk’s Istanbul: The Self and the City.
Aug 11, 2021

In the Press: Tony Bonani Miyambo

CHR Artist in Residence Tony Bonani Miyambo confronts the momentous challenges facing theatre makers with his solo show Commission Continua, performed online for the 2021 National Arts Festival.

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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