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Public Statement on the Fire that Destroyed UCT African Studies Library and Special Collections
SAN AND KHOI UNIT INTER-UNIVERSITY DIGITAL ARCHIVE RESEARCH GROUP CENTRE FOR AFRICAN STUDIES STATEMENT ON THE UCT AFRICAN STUDIES ARCHIVE FIRE TRAGEDY 18 APRIL 2021
Industrialising Africa: Unlocking the Economic Potential of the Continent
Professor Horman Chitonge’s new book examines the prospect of African industrial development from a structural transformation perspective. It demonstrates that industrial development in Africa remains elusive due to an incomplete decolonization of...
Khoekhoegowab Launch
Chief Hendrik 'Hennie' van Wyk, of the Gorachouqua House, at the launch of the first Khoekhoegowab language course. The course was a joint outcome of the work of the Centre for African Studies, the Aboriginal /Xarra Restorative Justice Forum, and...
Khoekhoegowab First Class
The Khoekhoegowab course was launched in June 2019. This is the first class. It was taught by Dorothea Davids, a first-language Khoekhoegowab speaker and teacher from Namibia. She is featured in the front row wearing green, second from left.
Inaugural ceremonies of the Khoekhoegowab course
Bradley van Sitters, Aboriginal /Xarra Restorative Justice member, 'Khoisan' revivalist and cultural activist, performs an inaugural blessing ceremony for the course.
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Tuesday, 11 May 2021
June Bam-Hutchison presents at the Institute for Historical Justice and Reconciliation: Contested Histories in Public Spaces (Euroclio)

Bam-Hutchison was invited to address practising history teachers from a number of countries globally on 4 May 2021. Her talk focused on the post-2015 'spectre' of Rhodes and its metaphor within the spatiality of the recent fire that devastated the African Studies Library and Collections. The talk included the story of the renaming of Jameson Hall and its implications for decolonising curricula and the ethos of educational spaces within a South African context. 

Publication Date:
Thu, 06 May 2021 - 09:45
Public Statement on the Fire that Destroyed UCT African Studies Library and Special Collections

SAN AND KHOI UNIT INTER-UNIVERSITY DIGITAL ARCHIVE RESEARCH GROUP

CENTRE FOR AFRICAN STUDIES

STATEMENT ON THE UCT AFRICAN STUDIES ARCHIVE FIRE TRAGEDY

18 APRIL 2021

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Publication Date:
Wed, 21 Apr 2021 - 16:15
African Union and United Nations panel discussion

Dr June Bam-Hutchison, Interim Director of the San and Khoi Unit, African Studies was invited and appointed to moderate an African Union and United Nations Panel discussion within the African Diaspora on 'Culture in a Time of Crisis' on 25th March 2021. Please click on the link below to watch the live discussion:

Policy dialogue-Culture in the time of crisis live stream

Publication Date:
Wed, 21 Apr 2021 - 15:00
Indigenous Women's Voices Book Announcement: 26 January 2021

The Khoi-San Unit (Centre for African Studies), University of Cape Town hosted the "Rethinking Africa: Indigenous Women Re-interpret Southern Africa' Pasts" virtual book announcement on the 26 January 2021. The book is a compilation of essays and poems by indigenous women from southern Africa. See livestream of the event below:

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Publication Date:
Fri, 26 Feb 2021 - 14:00

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