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).
Sep 1, 2020

Zenzo Nkobi, ZAPU Photographer: Exile, Visibility and the Anteroom of War in Zambia, 1977–1980

The CHR congratulates, DSI/NRF SARChI Chair in Visual History & Theory, Professor Patricia Hayes on the publication of her latest journal article titled ‘Zenzo Nkobi, ZAPU Photographer: Exile, Visibility and the Anteroom of War in Zambia, 1977–1980’ in the Journal of Southern African Studies.
Sep 1, 2020

The Dream of the Royal Road: Psychoanalysis and the Post

The CHR is delighted to announce the latest publication from CHR Next Gen researcher, Ross Truscott, titled ‘The Dream of the Royal Road: Psychoanalysis and the Post’ published in Cultural Critique.
Sep 1, 2020

Creative Cities, Graffiti and Culture‐Led Development in South Africa: Dlala Indima (‘Play Your Part’)

The CHR congratulates post-doctoral fellow, Dr Rike Sitas, on her latest publication: ‘Creative Cities, Graffiti and Culture‐Led Development in South Africa: Dlala Indima (‘Play Your Part’) in the International Journal of Urban and Regional Research.
Aug 14, 2020

Neoliberalism’s last breath: thinking politico-economic well-being during and beyond COVID-19

The CHR is delighted to announce the publication of honours fellow, Kiasha Naidoo’s latest journal article “ Neoliberalism’s last breath: thinking politico-economic well-being during and beyond COVID-19” in Revista de Filosofie Aplicată.

The CHR in the time of a global pandemic

In line with protocols introduced by government towards the prevention and containment of the COVID-19 virus, the CHR suspended its public events, seminars, and general fellowship program until further notice.  We wish CHR fellows, students, artists, colleagues and friends, as well as our partners and funders in South Africa and across the world much strength and compassion in these difficult times.

 

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