Jul 19, 2021

My House is a Spaceship

CHR Early Career Doctoral Fellow Reza Khota debuted his new improvisation on guitar and pedals as part of NewMusicSA’21 Digital Indaba.
Jul 7, 2021

Worldings: A Virtual Conference

Join CHR Artist in Residence Tony Bonani Miyambo at Wordings: A Virtual Conference for “The Collapse: Creative Liberation of Collective Making” on 10 July 2021.
Jun 24, 2021

ASAA2022: Call for Panels

The African Studies Association of Africa (ASAA) is inviting panel proposals for their 4th Biennial Conference on the theme of “Africa and the Human: Old questions, new imaginaries.”
Dec 8, 2020

Re-Centring Afro Asia Conference

The CHR presented a panel with the Centres’ Patricia Hayes, Luis Gimenez and Kiasha Naidoo, chaired by Ross Truscott discussing the possibilities and approaches to the invocation of the precolonial at the recently convened Afro-Asia Conference.
Dec 7, 2020

Global Narratives of Artificial Intelligence: Sub-Saharan Africa – African Histories and Philosophies of Artificial Intelligence

The CHR’s Professor Jane Taylor will be participating in this weeks Global Narratives of Artificial Intelligence: Sub-Saharan Africa - African Histories and Philosophies of Artificial Intelligence conference hosted by the HSRC and the University of Cambridge.
Dec 10, 2019

Democracy: Genealogies, Concepts, and Practices

A conference hosted by the CHR from 17 - 18 December 2019 will explore the relationship between the genealogy, the concept and the practice of democracy.
Jul 9, 2019

CHR’s Khalid Shamis at the CHAM Conference 2019

PRODUCING IN THE PRESENT, PRESSURING THE PAST, FOR AN IMMEDIATE FUTURE. The key to the future lies in the past. The archive of the past is our immediate future. The question is not that we merely take and place the archive. We are not merely inheritors of a culture but its inherent makers.
Sep 21, 2017

CHCI Meeting Documentary

A short documentary on the Annual Meeting of the Consortium of Humanities Centers and Institutes, held at the Castle of Good Hope, Cape Town
Nov 4, 2016

Igniting Conversations about Science

Aug 17, 2015

Love & Revolution

A workshop series & publication project A series of four international workshops on ‘love’ and […]
May 25, 2015

Durban and Cape Town as Indian Ocean Port Cities: Reconsidering Southern African Studies from the Indian Ocean

Sponsored by the Journal of Southern African Studies and the CHR, UWC, 11-14 September 2014 […]

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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