May 8, 2023

Puppets in Action: Theory, Practice, and Possibilities

The CHR warmly congratulates Basil Jones and Adrian Kohler of the Handspring Puppetry Company on receiving honorary doctorates from the University of Toronto.
Mar 23, 2023

RECORDING: Undoing Apartheid, book launch and panel discussion.

The Jackman Humanities Institute (JHI), University of Toronto, held an online book launch and panel discussion of Premesh Lalu's Undoing Apartheid, on Tuesday, 14 March.
Dec 1, 2022

Planetary Humanities for Planetary Knowledge: Toward a New Research Agenda

The Planetary Humanities Workshop takes place on 2 and 3 December, 2022 in Cape Town
May 26, 2022

Taking The Walk

The CHR is pleased to announce the honouring of the achievements of Basil Jones and Adrian Kohler, founders of Handspring Puppet Company, who will receive honorary doctorates from the University of Toronto, the Jackman Humanities Institute, in June 2022.
Apr 4, 2022

Visualizing Pleasure and Practices of Freedom: A South/North Dialogue

The Jackman Humanities Institute Program for the Arts will be hosting the symposium “Visualizing Pleasure and Practices of Freedom: A South/North Dialogue” in collaboration with the Centre for Humanities Research.
Jan 10, 2017

Filmmaking Practices in Africa Conference

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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