Apr 4, 2022

Visualizing Pleasure and Practices of Freedom: A South/North Dialogue

The Jackman Humanities Institute Program for the Arts will be hosting the symposium “Visualizing Pleasure and Practices of Freedom: A South/North Dialogue” in collaboration with the Centre for Humanities Research.
Apr 1, 2022

2022 Fellows Welcome

Following on from the first public lecture of 2022 by Jane Ohlmeyer, the CHR welcomed Fellows to the new academic year.
Nov 15, 2021

Curating in the Dark

CHR Doctoral Fellow Phokeng Setai was among nine speakers invited to participate in the colloquium BLACK SELF/ a conversation, convened by Ashraf Jamal in partnership with the NIROX Foundation.
Feb 14, 2020

Literary Pedagogy: Confronting Colonisation

The CHR invites you to a colloquium on “Literary Pedagogies: Confronting Colonization” to be held at the Centre for Humanities Research on the 20th and 21st February 2020.
Jul 23, 2019

KINESIS: Of Moving and Being Moved

Between July 6th and July 10th 2019, the Laboratory of Kinetic Objects (LoKO) at the CHR hosted a colloquium on Subject/Object relations, in an ongoing exploration of Animation, Animism, Thing Theory, the Subject and the Object, Puppetry Arts and performance.
Dec 13, 2018

CHR Year-End Colloquium

15 November 2018
Jul 26, 2016

On the Subject of Citizenship: A colloquium marking 20 years since the publication of Mahmood Mamdani’s Citizen and Subject

A colloquium marking 20 years since the publication of Mahmood Mamda-ni’s Citizen and Subject
May 26, 2015

Third Animal Studies Round Table in Africa Colloquium

CHR, UWC, 3 & 4 September 2013 Profs Wendy Woodward (English) and Shirley Brooks (Geography) […]
May 26, 2015

PSHA annual colloquium 2013

Bosky Dell, Simonstown, Cape Town, 26 & 27 November The Programme on the Study of […]

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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