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
Jul 23, 2020

Green Screen

Green Screen, a newly launched work of creative nonfiction, follows the life of a film set created for a commercial by a team of artisans in Salt River, Cape Town, and how it morphs into a surprising series of second lives. The reader navigates this digital storymap online through a series of geolocations, visuals and text, authored by Kim Gurney and published by CHR.
May 2, 2019

Democracy, Consensus and Citizenship

and the Book Launch of Consensus as Democracy in Africa by Prof Bernard Matolino (UKZN)
Sep 26, 2017

Awakenings: The Art of Lionel Davis

Jun 6, 2017

Book Launch: Out of History and Unsettled History

The CHR and the Department of History, UWC invites you to a joint launch
Apr 5, 2017

Book Launch: Thinking Freedom in Africa

Please join us for the launch of ‘Thinking Freedom in Africa: Toward a Theory of Emancipatory Politics’, a new book by Professor Michael Neocosmos
Sep 9, 2016

A Nervous State by Nancy Rose Hunt: Book Launch

Duke University Press, Clarke’s Bookshop and the Centre for Humanities Research, UWC invite you to the launch of the new book by Nancy Rose Hunt (Professor of History & African Studies, University of Florida)
Jun 14, 2016

Book Launch: Remembering Historian, Activist and Author Martin Legassick

You are invited by Wits University Press, UWC's Centre for Humanities Research and The Book Lounge to pay tribute to the memory of eminent historian and activist Martin Legassick at the launch of his posthumously published book

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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