Apr 27, 2021

NRF Call: Postgraduate Student Funding for 2022

The CHR is excited to share the DSI and NRF call for new applications for Postgraduate Student Funding in 2022.
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
Sep 5, 2020

Leaving Zion

A Winter School webinar with Associate Professor Heidi Grunebaum
Aug 28, 2020

Publics and Policing: Spies, Surveillance, and Colonial Subjects in Anti-Colonial French Politics

A Winter School webinar with Associate Professor Nancy Luxon
Aug 14, 2020

The Black Aquatic: On Water, Art and Black Movement

A Winter School webinar with Professor Rinaldo Walcott
Aug 12, 2020


Exodus, Movement, a/the People: Critical Thinking and the Collective
Nov 18, 2019

Nsima Udo Wins Africa Thesis Award

Nsima Udo, CHR Doctoral Fellow with the SARChI Chair in Visual History and Theory wins prestigious Africa Thesis Award from the African Studies Centre of the University of Leiden in The Netherlands.
Jul 18, 2018

On the Edge of History: Photographs & African Archives

International Workshop on Visual History & Theory
Dec 18, 2017

Visual History Workshops

The workshops aim to promote and sustain a conversation amongst the growing community of trans-generational scholars engaged in new research in visual
Apr 11, 2016

Postgraduate Module In Visual History 2020-21

The course offers students the opportunity to become skilled in both the historical and cultural analysis of images, and their production. The focus
Apr 11, 2016

Fellowships and Bursaries in Visual History and Theory

The Visual History research platform is convened by the DSI/NRF SARChI Chair in Visual History & Theory (UID 98911) and hosts a number of postgraduate student bursaries and postdoctoral fellowships.

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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