Oct 14, 2022

Reconsidering Reparations

The Other Universals consortium will be hosting a webinar with Dr Olúfẹ́mi O. Táíwò on 28 October 2022.
Jun 23, 2021

DSI-NRF Early Career Doctoral Fellows: Meet the Next Generation

The CHR’s Flagship fellowship programme for early career scholars is at the heart of a deep commitment to transforming higher education at the doctoral level in South Africa.
Jun 21, 2021

Book Chapters List

Contributions by Staff and Fellows of the Centre for Humanities Research to edited volumes represent a diverse engagement with the centre’s academic inquiries. The following list shows publications from the latter years of the centre’s output.
May 31, 2021

List of Articles (2016-present)

Staff and Fellows of the Centre for Humanities Research regularly publish articles and reviews in local and international journals, applying the centre’s intellectual inquiries across a wide range of disciplines and interests.
Dec 10, 2019

Democracy: Genealogies, Concepts, and Practices

A conference hosted by the CHR from 17 - 18 December 2019 will explore the relationship between the genealogy, the concept and the practice of democracy.
Nov 18, 2019

Suren Pillay speaks on xenophobic violence

Professor Suren Pillay of the CHR participated in a conversation around xenophobic violence in South Africa.
Oct 18, 2018

The Subject Races: Populations, Classifications, Justice

The workshop is therefore interested in how we might think, conceptually, historically, politically, about the figure of the subject races across these African experiences.
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.
Apr 17, 2018

Workshop: Migrants, Markets and the Modalities of Rule

The Migrating Violence Research Platform of the Centre for Humanities Research presents a workshop on Migrants, Markets and the Modalities of Rule.
Feb 2, 2018

Publication: Suren Pillay

Thinking the State from Africa: Political Theory, Eurocentrism and Concrete Politics
Jan 17, 2017

Publication: Suren Pillay and Carlos Fernandes in conversation with Souleymane Bachir Diagne

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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