The Net vir Pret Barrydale Puppet Parade and Performance: 18 December 2022
Rehearsals are full steam ahead in Barrydale for the 2022 Puppet Performance and Parade created and produced by members of the CHR and aesthetic education partner, Net vir Pret.
Beyond Nostalgia: Reimagining Post-Apartheid Freedom
Founding CHR director and filmmaker Premesh Lalu will be in conversation with Rashid Lombard, Jayson King, Sylvia Mndunyelwa and Dinga Sikwebu about his new film The Double Futures of Athlone at the Encounters South African Documentary International Film Festival. The panel will be moderated by Valmont Layne.
Book Launch: Love And Revolution in the Twentieth-Century Colonial and Postcolonial World
On behalf of the Africa Institute, we are pleased to invite you to its Faculty and Fellows Seminar Series for a book launch and discussion on ,i>Love and Revolution in the Twentieth-Century Colonial and Postcolonial World.
Kerala Council for Historical Research Launches Love and Revolution
The CHR is pleased to share that the Kerala Council for Historical Research (KCHR) will be hosting a launch for Love and Revolution in the Twentieth-Century Colonial and Postcolonial World: Perspectives from South Asia and Southern Africa.
What A Wonderful World
The 2021 Barrydale Puppet Parade and Performance centres on a family living in Barrydale and the connection a young woman has with an ancient indigenous tree, Old Gwarrie, as well as with the wonderful world she calls home.
Love and Revolution in the Twentieth-Century Colonial and Postcolonial World
The CHR is very pleased to announce the publication of Love and Revolution in the Twentieth-Century Colonial and Postcolonial World (Palgrave Macmillan, 2021), edited by G. Arunima, Patricia Hayes, and Premesh Lalu.
Breaking Ground at Greatmore
With construction underway on Greatmore, a sod-turning ceremony was held to celebrate the coming to fruition of the proposal for an arts and humanities hub supported through the DSI-NRF Flagship and the NIHSS.
Kafka’s Ape in A KAFKA MOMENT
CHR Artist in Residence Tony Bonani Miyambo will be performing the award-winning Kafka’s Ape on 22 and 23 April 2021.
Ian Baucom: History 4° Celsius: Search for a Method in the Age of the Anthropocene
Vice-Chancellor and Rector of the University of the Western Cape, Prof. Tyrone Pretorius, has the pleasure of inviting you to a conversation with Prof. Ian Baucom on 12 April 2021.
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
A CHR Webinar held jointly between Winter School and the Other Universals Consortium with Fadi Bardawil
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
The Centre for Humanities Research, University of the Western Cape, Handspring Puppet Company, Ukwanda, Net Vir Pret, Magpie Art Collective and Stanley John Films present […]
Olifantland – Trailer
A Film by Stanley John The 2016 Barrydale Puppet Parade and Performance, called Olifantland, a multilingual visual theatre show featuring five majestic life size elephant […]
People You May Know: A Performance at the Factory of the Arts
People You May Know was a collaborative performance and exhibition featuring Dathini Mzayiya, Brydon Bolton, Reza Khota, Thokozani Mthiyane, and Daniel Grey, held at the Factory of the Arts.
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 its African Humanities and Letters Lecture Series for 2015 at […]