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
Oct 13, 2020

The Walk: UWC & Boschendal Wish Little Amal Safe Travels

As South Africa celebrated Heritage Day this year, Boschendal Estate in Franschhoek provided an ideal backdrop for the first steps of Little Amal, a three-metre puppet created by the Handspring Puppet Company from South Africa to represent the plight of a refugee child.
Oct 6, 2020

Decolonizing Theory: Thinking Across Traditions

A CHR Webinar held by the Other Universals Consortium with Aditya Nigam
Oct 1, 2020

Call for Applications: 2021 Fellowships at the CHR

The Centre for Humanities Research (CHR) at the University of the Western Cape (UWC) is pleased to announce the 2021 Fellowship competition for Post-doctoral, PhD, MA and Honours awards.
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 18, 2020

The Long Minute

The CHR's Professor Jane Taylor, from the Laboratory for Kinetic Objects (LoKO) at the Centre for Humanities Research (CHR), has filmed and directed a series of one minute films that will be posted one a day for this week at the Centre for the Less Good Idea.
Sep 15, 2020

Zeitz: Radical Solidarity Summit

The CHR is delighted to announce Doctoral fellow, Phokeng Setai, and part-time research assistant in the curatorial department at the Zeitz MOCCA, will be in conversation with filmmaker Lemohang Jeremiah Mosese about his films Mother, I Am Suffocating. This Is My Last Film About You (2019), at the Zeitz MOCCA: Radical Solidarity Summit.
Sep 14, 2020

The Other Universals Consortium Webinar Series

The Other Universals consortium will be hosting a webinar series from July - October 2020
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 8, 2020

Radical Disenchantment

A CHR Webinar held jointly between Winter School and the Other Universals Consortium with Fadi Bardawil
Sep 5, 2020

Leaving Zion

A Winter School webinar with Associate Professor Heidi Grunebaum

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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