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AUGUST

‘Decolonisation in Practice: What Does Teaching and Learning Decolonised Knowledge Mean?’ 
The AfroAsia UCT Project, in collaboration with the Struggle and Culture National Student Forum, presented on Thursday, 30 August 2018 a new interdisciplinary seminar series that brings together scholars from across multiple departments who share an interest in decolonial scholarship from different methodological perspectives. 

This seminar series aims to provide an opportunity for graduate students and academics at any stage of their careers to test new ideas and writing, whether for publication or thesis chapters that they would like feedback on. The Decolonisation in Practice seminar series will take place once every month, typically on a Thursday afternoon. Each month will feature presentations from a trio of scholars from three different departments or universities. The inaugural seminar features distinguished academics who need no introduction to the South African academy: 

Women, Literary Novels and Social Enquiry
This event was held on 29 August 2018
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Seminar
‘Assessing the National Gender Machinery: Achievements, Challenges or time for other Structures or Strategies?’
Date: 24 August, 8.30 -12noon.
Venue: Centre for African Studies Gallery, Harry Oppenheimer Institute Building
Engineering Mall road, UCT. Upper Campus

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Memorial lecture

Memorial lecture poster

JULY

National Land Colloquium on Friday, 27 July 2018
The event attracted and involved a huge number of civic activists and organisations.   Speakers included Professor Nomalanga Mkhize, Justice Albie Sachs, Professor Ruth Hall, Prof Nomboniso Gasa, Prof Fred Hendricks and Adv Tembeka Ngcukaitobi.