In Search of Africa(s): Postcolonialism and the Universal

The Other Universals consortium will be hosting an online seminar with Souleymane Bachir Diagne

Premesh Lalu in virtual conversation

The virtual conversation took place on Thursday, 30 April 2020.

Suren Pillay speaks on xenophobic violence

Professor Suren Pillay of the CHR participated in a conversation around xenophobic violence in South Africa.

A Look Back at the 2019 Mellon Africa Humanities Workshop in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

In January, CHCI held its first Africa Humanities Workshop in Addis Ababa, hosted by Elizabeth Giorgis, Associate Professor of Art History, Criticism and Theory in the College of Performing and Visual Art and the Center for African Studies at Addis Ababa University.

Podcast: Timothy Campbell: The Generosity of the Mancus: Biopower, Neoliberal Gifts and Comedy

Professor Timothy Campbell (Cornell University, New York) delivered a lecture on the 16th of October 2014.

“The Crisis in Syria”: A Question of Futures’ by Na’eem Jeenah

The Dullah Omar Centre for Critical Thought in African Humanities, a satellite project of the […]

​From Rhodes(ia) to Zimbabwe: Rhodes Must Fall, Post-colonial Politics and University Transformation

Brian Raftopoulos delivered a lecture titled From Rhodes(ia) to Zimbabwe: Rhodes Must Fall, Post-colonial Politics, […]

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

A colloquium marking 20 years since the publication of Mahmood Mamdani’s Citizen and Subject

Video and Podcast: Conversations with Hilton Schilder

Conversations is a new series of public dialogues with jazz musicians and their legacies convened by the Factory of the Arts

Jazz and the Politics of Co-Creation

On Friday 23 June, Kelley gave a presentation titled Jazz and the Politics of Co-creation.

Seminar: Warrior Mothers and Immunity Moms: Motherhood, Neoliberalism and Autism

Jigna Desai (Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies, University of Minnesota)

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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