Drain on our Dignity
Masixole Feni the winner of the Ernest Cole Award, 2015 for his project – A Drain on Our Dignity will launch his book and exhibition at the CAS Gallery.
Beyond Boundaries
Beyond Boundaries
Two exhibitions, Encounters and Dialogues and Christmas Bands, will be showing at CAS Gallery as part of the Contemporary Ethnography Congress Across the Disciplines (CEAD) Conference, explore and make visible in different ways, worlds that are...
The Louis Moholo-Moholo Legacy Concert
The Centre for African Studies in association with South African Jazz Cultures and the Archive invites you to a celebration of the musical legacy of Louis Moholo-Moholo. The Project features an eclectic programme that includes a virtual exhibition,...
African Studies In The Post-Colonial University, edited by Thandabantu Nhlapo and Harry Garuba
African universities must play key roles in the provision of the skills and expertise that drive economic and social advancement.
Sound Travels: Musical Connections between Asia and Africa
You are invited to an exhibition that searches for connections and synergies between Africa and Asia as part of a major research project between scholars across these two continents called "Recentering AfroAsia" funded by the A.W.Mellon Foundation....
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Rethinking Africa


Sunday, 20 August 2017
Daylin Paul, Winner of Ernest Cole Award 2017

The winner of the Ernest Cole Award, 2017 is Daylin Paul for his project called Broken Land. The project explores the other side of power.

Publication Date:
Friday, July 28, 2017 - 11:45
NEWS FLASH: CAS Bursary Applications now open

The Harry Oppenheimer Institute for African Studies at the University of Cape Town awards a scholarship designed to assist post-Honours students in undertaking research in any field with application to African Studies. Students will be required to register and complete the postgraduate degree at the University of Cape Town.

Publication Date:
Monday, July 17, 2017 - 16:15
CAS hosts public discussion with Cape Town Museum on the legacy of O.R. Tambo

A panel of four prominent speakers engaged in-depth and critically on the legacy of O.R. Tambo at the Centre for African Studies and pushed the audience into thinking in novel ways conceptually about ‘legacies’.

Publication Date:
Monday, July 3, 2017 - 14:00
Remembering June 16th

"The struggle does not owe me anything", says Prof Sifiso Ndlovu in a video interview with Kaya FM's David O' Sullivan. Listen to his memories of the education boycotts, in which he participated as a 14-year-old student.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 16:30