Dec 28, 2020

SARChI Chair in Visual History & Theory Review

The SARChI Chair in Visual History & Theory underwent its first-phase review in 2020 and has been awarded a second phase of funding for 2021-5 by the National Research Foundation (NRF).
Dec 8, 2020

Re-Centring Afro Asia Conference

The CHR presented a panel with the Centres’ Patricia Hayes, Luis Gimenez and Kiasha Naidoo, chaired by Ross Truscott discussing the possibilities and approaches to the invocation of the precolonial at the recently convened Afro-Asia Conference.
Oct 20, 2020

Ambivalent. Photography and Visibility in African History Book Launch

Edited by Patricia Hayes and Gary Minkley Published by Ohio University Press, 2019
Sep 14, 2020

Ambivalent: Photography and Visibility in African History (New African Histories)

The CHR congratulates Patricia Hayes, SARChI Chair in Visual History, and Gary Minkley, SARChI Chair in Social Change, on the publication of their latest co-edited book Ambivalent.
Sep 1, 2020

Zenzo Nkobi, ZAPU Photographer: Exile, Visibility and the Anteroom of War in Zambia, 1977–1980

The CHR congratulates, DSI/NRF SARChI Chair in Visual History & Theory, Professor Patricia Hayes on the publication of her latest journal article titled ‘Zenzo Nkobi, ZAPU Photographer: Exile, Visibility and the Anteroom of War in Zambia, 1977–1980’ in the Journal of Southern African Studies.
Aug 12, 2020

WINTER SCHOOL 2020

Exodus, Movement, a/the People: Critical Thinking and the Collective
Oct 15, 2019

A Tribute to Paul Grendon

On 7 September 2019, prolific photographer and friend of the CHR Paul Grendon passed away. Patricia Hayes offers a tribute to his life and work.
Sep 30, 2019

Other Lives of the Image: International Workshop in Visual History and Theory

From 4 - 6 October, the International Workshop in Visual History and Theory will convene around the theme Other Lives of the Image.
Jun 20, 2019

Other lives of the image

Call for papers: International Workshop in Visual History & Theory
Jul 18, 2018

On the Edge of History: Photographs & African Archives

International Workshop on Visual History & Theory
Sep 11, 2017

Workshop: the (visual) subject

International Workshop on Visual History and Theory, Cape Town, 22-23 September 2017
May 12, 2017

Call for abstracts: the (visual) subject

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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