Call for Contributions: The South African Society for Research in Music (SASRIM) 2023 Conference
The South African Society for Research in Music (SASRIM) invites contributions for its 2023 conference, hosted by the Centre for Humanities Research, University of the Western Cape.
Imaginary Futures Live Performance at the Global Peripheries Conference Paris
On the 23rd and 24th September, CHR’s Aja Marneweck will be collaborating in the Imaginary Futures project on live performances at the Global Periphery Contemporary Imaginaries of Space, Multiple Voices Hybrid Conference at the Leonardo/Olats Observatory of Arts and Techno-Sciences in Paris.
Restitution, Technics and Disciplinary Objects in the Preservation of African Music Institution Making
Next Generation Scholar Valmont Layne examines the challenges and possibilities of music archives in Southern Africa.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Igniting Conversations about Science
CHR Director Professor Premesh Lalu delivered an address at the media launch of Science Forum South Africa 2016 on 1 November at the Cape Town […]
Love & Revolution
A workshop series & publication project A series of four international workshops on ‘love’ and ‘revolution’ took place in Cape Town (October 2010), Minneapolis (March-April […]
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 Convenors: Uma Dhupelia-Mesthrie, Isabel Hofmeyr & Preben Kaarsholm What does […]