It’s a Feminist Thing

CHR Acting-Director Professor Heidi Grunebaum was a guest on Soul City’s ‘It’s A Feminist Thing’.

Foucault in Iran: Islamic Revolution after the Enlightenment

A CHR Webinar held by the Other Universals Consortium with Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi

Ambivalent. Photography and Visibility in African History Book Launch

Edited by Patricia Hayes and Gary Minkley
Published by Ohio University Press, 2019

Radical Disenchantment

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

Leaving Zion

A Winter School webinar with Associate Professor Heidi Grunebaum

Publics and Policing: Spies, Surveillance, and Colonial Subjects in Anti-Colonial French Politics

A Winter School webinar with Associate Professor Nancy Luxon

The New Normal Life

The New Normal Life is a film with puppetry about the pandemic, written, directed, performed, filmed and edited by the Ukwanda Puppetry and Design Collective

The Black Aquatic: On Water, Art and Black Movement

A Winter School webinar with Professor Rinaldo Walcott

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

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

The Humanities in Session with Kitso Lelliott

The CHR’s A.W.Mellon Artist in Residence in Image and postdoctoral fellow, Kitso Lelliott was invited by the Kunstverein Braunschweig , Germany to create a work of video installations for the exhibition, THE FACULTY OF SENSING – Thinking With, Through, and by Anton Wilhelm Amo.

Premesh Lalu in virtual conversation

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

Video: Soft Thresholds

The CHR in partnership with African Centre for Cities at the University of Cape Town and UCT School of Architecture, Planning and Geomatic and Wolff Architects hosted a lecture titled Soft Thresholds by practicing architect and educator Rahul Mehrotra.

RIVER AND REDFIN

The CHR and Net Vir Pret Annual Giant Puppet Parade and Performance, Barrydale, 16 December 2018

A Future Museum Against Apartheid

This short documentary film showcases the work of the Art Against Apartheid collection.

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

Olifantland

The Centre for Humanities Research, University of the Western Cape, Handspring Puppet Company, Ukwanda, Net […]

Olifantland – Trailer

A Film by Stanley John The 2016 Barrydale Puppet Parade and Performance, called Olifantland, a […]

Factory of the Arts Artists in Residence Dathini Mzayiya and Reza Khota Performance

Lecture in African Humanities and Letters Hassan El Geretly Neo Muyanga

On 20 February 2015, the Centre for Humanities Research hosted the first Distinguished Lecture in […]

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