Mar 11, 2021

Kronos: Southern African Histories 46

The CHR is excited to announce the publication of Other Lives of the Image, a special issue of the journal Kronos: Southern African Histories.
Mar 3, 2021

The South African Contemporary History and Humanities Seminar Presents:Other Lives of the Image

The South African Contemporary History and Humanities Seminar will be hosting a launch of Other Lives of the Image, a special issue of the journal Kronos: Southern African Histories, on 9 March 2021.
Feb 23, 2021

Rewriting Dusklands: The Narrative of Marilyn Dawn

The CHR congratulates Iona Gilburt, DST/NRF SARChI Postdoctoral Fellow in Visual History & Theory, on her article “Rewriting Dusklands: The Narrative of Marilyn Dawn,” published online in May 2020.
Feb 23, 2021

Bringing the Vietnam War Home: A Study of Photographic Media in J. M. Coetzee’s Dusklands

The CHR congratulates DST/NRF SARChI Postdoctoral Fellow in Visual History & Theory Iona Gilburt on the publication of “Bringing the Vietnam War Home: A Study of Photographic Media in J. M. Coetzee’s Dusklands.”
Feb 13, 2020

Seminar: John Ricco

Moths to the Flame: Photography and the Capitalocene
Mar 8, 2019

Seminar: Sara Guyer

Critical Anthropomorphism After #MeToo: Reading The Friend

The CHR fellowship programme will continue in 2021 primarily through online platforms. Regulations permitting, the CHR plans to host limited live events in compliance with current COVID-19 protocols. Please follow our events page for updates about seminars, workshops, and arts events.

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