Jun 5, 2023

Thinking Across Hemispheres

A Leuphana Institute for Advanced Studies (LIAS) Lecture
May 29, 2023

Undoing Apartheid

The CHR's Premesh Lalu’s much anticipated new book, Undoing Apartheid, appears in November 2022 with Polity Press. The book responds to the CHR’s inaugural question of the meaning of post-apartheid freedom, especially through sustained research projects on aesthetic education, the becoming technical of the human, and communicating the humanities
May 16, 2023


Roundtable and Book Presentation
May 15, 2023

Power: remaking selves, archives, environments

Visual History & Theory Workshop 27-28 July 2023 Call for Papers
May 5, 2023

Writing Masterclass with Jennifer Keating

The CHR Writing Group welcomes Jennifer Keating (Writing Institute, University of Pittsburgh) for a masterclass on writing, creative expression and AI.
Apr 26, 2023

Patricia Parker visit

In April, the CHR had the pleasure of hosting Prof Patricia Parker (University of North Carolina) for a series of seminars and discussions in Cape Town.
Apr 25, 2023

Congratulations Prof. David Scott, Guggenheim fellow for 2023

The Other Universals consortium congratulates our long standing collaborator Prof. David Scott on his recognition as a Guggenheim fellow for 2023.
Apr 21, 2023

play // profanation recognition//education//ideology

Su-ming Khoo (School of Political Science and Sociology, University of Galway, Ireland and CriSHET, Nelson Mandela University, South Africa) will be in conversation with CHR Fellows on Tuesday 25th April (14.00-16.00 SAST) at the CHR.
Apr 20, 2023

Epistemic Ethnonationalism: Identity Policing in Neo-Traditionalism and Decoloniality Theory

The Centre for Humanities Research and the Other Universals Consortium invites you to the following event, organised by the Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana.
Apr 20, 2023

Masterclass with Neils Pagh Anderson

On 3 April, 2023, Neils Pagh Anderson joined editors, filmmakers, and CHR fellows for a masterclass in editing at Bertha House, Mowbray. Facilitated by CHR PhD fellow and independent editor and filmmaker, Khalid Shamis, this one-day workshop is now available,
Apr 6, 2023

Scattering Histories: Queerness, Migrancy, and the Question of the Archive

The Allen Isaacman Collection Annual African History Lecture
Mar 31, 2023

“Repair in ‘the After’: A Conversation”.

A Conversation in the Humanities in Session Series at the Centre for Humanities Research, as part of the Advanced Research Seminar.

The CHR fellowship programme will continue in 2022 through online platforms and, where permitted, limited live events hosted in compliance with COVID-19 protocols. Please follow our events page for updates about events.

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