Feb 24, 2021

Neither Settler Nor Native: The Making and Unmaking of Permanent Minorities

The Other Universals Consortium and CODESRIA invite you to a webinar with Professor Mahmood Mamdani about his new book Neither Settler Nor Native: The Making and Unmaking of Permanent Minorities.
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 18, 2021

It’s a Feminist Thing

CHR Acting-Director Professor Heidi Grunebaum was a guest on Soul City’s ‘It’s A Feminist Thing’.
Feb 18, 2021

A Conversation with Patricia Hayes

Professor Patricia Hayes of the CHR will be in conversation with Professor Tamar Garb of UCL about Ambivalent: Photography and Visibility in African History
Feb 15, 2021

The Way to Greatmore

Inviting Artists and Scholars to Reimagine the Future of the Humanities Beyond the Divided City.
Feb 5, 2021

40th Anniversary of the Handspring Puppet Company

Friday February 5th marks the 40th anniversary for the Handspring Puppet Company, collaborators in the aesthetic endeavours of the CHR, most particularly as creative mentors to the Ukwanda Puppetry and Design Collective, as well as the Laboratory of Kinetic Objects (LoKO).
Jan 22, 2021

Trickbox of Memory: Essays on Power and Disorderly Pasts

The CHR is delighted to announce the publication of Ruins from CHR Director, Professor Heidi Grunebaum, in Trickbox of Memory: Essays on Power and Disorderly Pasts published by punctum books.
Jan 22, 2021

Archaelogy of Knowledges Interview with Heidi Grunebaum

CHR Director, Professor Heidi Grunebaum, was interviewed by the Society for International Development on her views about identity and citizenship in a global world.
Jan 22, 2021

The Passport That Does Not Pass Ports African Literature of Travel

The CHR congratulates director, Professor Heidi Grunebaum, on the publication of her latest chapter titled: ‘Zanzibar, circa 1996’ in The Passport That Does Not Pass Ports African Literature of Travel in the Twenty-First Century. The collection is co-edited by Isabel Balseiro and Zachariah Rapola.
Jan 22, 2021

ACIP: CALL FOR PROPOSALS TO ORGANISE A WORKSHOP

The African Critical Inquiry Programme invites proposals from scholars and/or practitioners in public cultural institutions in South Africa to organise a workshop to take place in 2022.
Jan 22, 2021

AVA podcast interview with, CHR Artist in Residence, Chumisa Fihle and Bruce Bowale

Artist in Residence, Chumisa Fihle and Bruce Bowale, recently featured on Episode One of AVA’s podcast series titled ‘Lounge+’.

The CHR in the time of a global pandemic

In line with protocols introduced by government towards the prevention and containment of the COVID-19 virus, the CHR suspended its public events, seminars, and general fellowship program until further notice.  We wish CHR fellows, students, artists, colleagues and friends, as well as our partners and funders in South Africa and across the world much strength and compassion in these difficult times.

 

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