You are invited to a public seminar with CAS Honorary Professor Allison Drew, discussing with Professor Lungisile Ntsebeza, Marxist theory in African settlers societies in Algeria and South Africa.
In addition to the historic appointment of Professor Mamdani as Honorary Professor in CAS, the centre has further made 2 strategic appointments in celebration of Africa Month. These are world renowned Professor Toyin Falola (University of Texas, Austin) and feminist scholar and activist Professor Gertrude Fester (formerly from Sol Plaatje University). These appointments align with the university's strategic plan to Africanise and decolonise the institution and to transform the curriculum and presents an exciting phase in its development trajectory to more relevant scholarship.
UCT’s Centre of African Studies marks Africa Day by appointing renowned African scholar as honorary professor.
Associate Professor Nomalanga Mkhize (Nelson Mandela University) speaks of Khoikhoi king Hinsati and the old Cape Colony in addressing 'the heart of the land question'. Mkhize is a key contributor to the Precolonial Catalytic Historiography Project and a CAS doctoral graduate.