Oct 10, 2022

Charlotte Maxeke at the CHR: Boschendal puppetry workshops and exhibition

In September 2022, the CHR’s artists in residence Siphokazi Mpofu and Sipho Ngxola and LoKO convenor Aja Marneweck, ran a puppetry workshop based on stories of Charlotte Maxeke, with young scholars from the Pniel area, culminating in an exhibition held in Boschendal on 17th September.
Aug 12, 2022

Transience & the Image

Workshop in Visual History & Theory 2022
Jul 11, 2022

Transience and the image: Call for Papers: Workshop in Visual History & Theory

The CHR encourages the call for papers for the Transience and the image workshop to be convened from th1 19-20 August 2022 at the Centre for Humanities Research.
Apr 20, 2022

Call for Workshop Proposals: Transformative Constitutionalism

The CHR Transformative Constitutionalism project invites you to submit a one-page proposal for the upcoming virtual workshop “What human is imagined in the ‘Human Rights’ contained in the South African Constitution.”
Jul 7, 2021

2022 African Critical Inquiry Workshops

The African Critical Inquiry Programme (ACIP) is pleased to announce that there will be two ACIP Workshops in 2022.
Mar 4, 2021

Animations and Activations: A Workshop Toward Embodying Memory Through Puppets and Plants

On 9 March 2021, the CHR’s Jane Taylor and Aja Marneweck will be participating in the puppetry workshop Animations and Activations with William Ellis (Dept. of Anthropology, UWC) and Marcus Neustetter as part of the Tri-Continental Partnership between the University of Missouri, the University of the Western Cape, and Ghent University.
Dec 8, 2020

Music and the Remaking of the World: An Interview with Valmont Layne

Dr Valmont Layne, Next-Generation Scholar at the Centre for Humanities Research NRF Flagship, recently participated in a podcast for National Public Radio in the USA.
Nov 12, 2019

Call for Proposal to Organise a Workshop

The African Critical Inquiry Programme invites proposals from scholars and/or practitioners in public cultural institutions in South Africa to organise a workshop to take place in 2021.
Sep 30, 2019

Other Lives of the Image: International Workshop in Visual History and Theory

From 4 - 6 October, the International Workshop in Visual History and Theory will convene around the theme Other Lives of the Image.
Jun 20, 2019

Other lives of the image

Call for papers: International Workshop in Visual History & Theory
Apr 15, 2019

The Curricular and the Global, the Tropic and the Taxonomic

The Global Humanities Curriculum Workshop held in December of 2018 enabled a rich set of connections and convergences around questions of the curriculum.
Nov 22, 2018

Cape Town Global Humanities Curriculum Workshop

10 and 11 December 2018

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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centreforhumanitiesresearch@uwc.ac.za

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