Mar 11, 2021

Kronos: Southern African Histories 46

The CHR is excited to announce the publication of Other Lives of the Image, a special issue of the journal Kronos: Southern African Histories.
Mar 10, 2021

Inxeba (The Wound), Queerness and Xhosa Culture

The CHR congratulates Next Generation Scholar Lwando Scott on his recent publication “Inxeba (The Wound), Queerness and Xhosa Culture.”
Feb 23, 2021

Rewriting Dusklands: The Narrative of Marilyn Dawn

The CHR congratulates Iona Gilburt, DST/NRF SARChI Postdoctoral Fellow in Visual History & Theory, on her article “Rewriting Dusklands: The Narrative of Marilyn Dawn,” published online in May 2020.
Feb 23, 2021

Bringing the Vietnam War Home: A Study of Photographic Media in J. M. Coetzee’s Dusklands

The CHR congratulates DST/NRF SARChI Postdoctoral Fellow in Visual History & Theory Iona Gilburt on the publication of “Bringing the Vietnam War Home: A Study of Photographic Media in J. M. Coetzee’s Dusklands.”
Jan 22, 2021

Trickbox of Memory: Essays on Power and Disorderly Pasts

The CHR is delighted to announce the publication of Ruins from CHR Director, Professor Heidi Grunebaum, in Trickbox of Memory: Essays on Power and Disorderly Pasts published by punctum books.
Jan 22, 2021

The Passport That Does Not Pass Ports African Literature of Travel

The CHR congratulates director, Professor Heidi Grunebaum, on the publication of her latest chapter titled: ‘Zanzibar, circa 1996’ in The Passport That Does Not Pass Ports African Literature of Travel in the Twenty-First Century. The collection is co-edited by Isabel Balseiro and Zachariah Rapola.
Dec 30, 2020

PAN: A Performance Lecture

The CHR warmly congratulates Professor Jane Taylor on winning the UWC Arts Faculty’s research award within the creative arts category. Professor Taylor was awarded the award for Creative Research for her paper “PAN: A Performance Lecture” published in Critical Times (2019) 2:3: 493-517.
Dec 9, 2020

Dreaming from the perspective of everyone

The CHR is delighted to announce the latest publication from CHR Next Gen researcher, Ross Truscott, titled ‘ Dreaming from the perspective of everyone published in Subjectivity.
Oct 20, 2020

Ambivalent. Photography and Visibility in African History Book Launch

Edited by Patricia Hayes and Gary Minkley Published by Ohio University Press, 2019
Sep 18, 2020

The Book of the Missing

The CHR is delighted to announce the publication of Acting Director and Associate Professor, Heidi Grunebaum, poetry collection ‘The Book of the Missing’.
Sep 14, 2020

Ambivalent: Photography and Visibility in African History (New African Histories)

The CHR congratulates Patricia Hayes, SARChI Chair in Visual History, and Gary Minkley, SARChI Chair in Social Change, on the publication of their latest co-edited book Ambivalent.
Sep 14, 2020

‘Why I am no longer a Non-Racialist: Identity, Citizenship, Difference’

The CHR is delighted to announce a publication from CHR Senior researcher, Suren Pillay, titled ‘Why I am no longer a Non-Racialist: Identity, Citizenship, Difference’ published with the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA).

The CHR fellowship programme will continue in 2021 primarily through online platforms. Regulations permitting, the CHR plans to host limited live events in compliance with current COVID-19 protocols. Please follow our events page for updates about seminars, workshops, and arts events.

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