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.

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.

CHR Year-End Colloquium

15 November 2018

Against the Metaphysics of Racial Difference by Siba Grovogui (Cornell University, USA)

Siba Grovogui (Cornell University) presented a lecture titled ‘Against the Metaphysics of Racial Difference’ at On The Subject of Citizenship.

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

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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