November 28, 2023

CTV teaser

The Centre for Humanities Research research is pleased to anounce the debut broadcast on Cape Town Television of a collection of films made in its Documentary Film Programme on 1 December 2023.
November 1, 2023

ACIP: Call for workshop proposals and for Ivan Karp Doctoral Research Award Applications.

The CHR is pleased to announce that applications for the 2025 African Critical Inquiry Programme (ACIP) workshop and Doctoral Research awards are now open. ACIP invites proposals from scholars and/or practitioners in South Africa to organise a workshop that will take place in 2025, as well as for Ivan Karp doctoral research awards for African students enrolled in South African Ph.D. programmes.
October 25, 2023

Maxeke-Robinson Research Chair: Professor Ruth Barton

The CHR welcomes Ruth Barton as a visiting professor on the Charlotte Maxeke–Mary Robinson Research Chair to present a public lecture and documentary film screening about the legacy of the Irish Troubles on film. This lecture will be followed by an afternoon discussion on Irish cinema and ecocriticism.
September 20, 2023

Award Announcement: Aja Marneweck, “Best Faculty Academic Impact: Creative Arts Output Award 2022.”

The CHR warmly congratulates senior lecturer and convenor of the Laboratory of Kinetic Objects (LoKO), Aja Marneweck, for being awarded "Best Faculty Academic Impact: Creative Arts Output Award 2022", at the recent UWC Research Recognition Award ceremony.
September 7, 2023

Itumeleng Wa Lehulere Standing Stage Left at South African Theatres

ICGC Visiting Scholar and the CHR’s Convener of the Factory of the Arts, Itumuleng Wa Lehulere, will be giving a lecture at the ICGC Colloquium Series, on 8 September 2023, as part of his residency at the Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Global Change.