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

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 […]

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 […]

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