Mar 30, 2021

Aesthetics and Politics: A Dialogue Across Continents

Join the CHR’s Heidi Grunebaum and members of the Other Universals Consortium Aaron Kamugisha (University of the West Indies), Victoria J. Collis-Buthelezi (University of Johannesburg), and Chika Mba (University of Ghana) for an online conversation with colleagues at the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, Delhi.
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.
Nov 5, 2020

Foucault in Iran: Islamic Revolution after the Enlightenment

A CHR Webinar held by the Other Universals Consortium with Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi
Oct 29, 2020

ASA Book Prize Finalist: Elizabeth Giorgis

The CHR congratulates Professor Elizabeth Giorgis on her latest book Modernist Art in Ethiopia achieving finalist status for both the ASA Book Prize (Herskovits) and the ASA Bethwell A. Ogot Prize.
Oct 6, 2020

Decolonizing Theory: Thinking Across Traditions

A CHR Webinar held by the Other Universals Consortium with Aditya Nigam
Sep 14, 2020

The Other Universals Consortium Webinar Series

The Other Universals consortium will be hosting a webinar series from July - November 2020
Sep 8, 2020

Radical Disenchantment

A CHR Webinar held jointly between Winter School and the Other Universals Consortium with Fadi Bardawil
Jul 6, 2020

Worldmaking After Empire: The Rise and Fall of Self-Determination

The Other Universals consortium will be hosting a webinar with Adom Getachew.
Jun 12, 2020

In Search of Africa(s): Postcolonialism and the Universal

The Other Universals consortium will be hosting an online seminar with Souleymane Bachir Diagne
Nov 19, 2019

Illumination in Dark Times: David Scott on Stuart Hall

Professor David Scott is currently Extraordinary Professor in the CHR from 2019-2021.
Nov 14, 2018

Marxism, Radical Traditions and the South: Reflections on “Stuart Hall’s Voice”

The Other Universals consortium of the CHR invites you to a panel
May 8, 2018

Other Universals: thinking from the South on traditions of politics and aesthetics

Other Universals, is a supra-national project supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, over a five year period.

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.

For queries, please email us at

centreforhumanitiesresearch@uwc.ac.za

COVID-19 Corona Virus South African Resource Portal