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, 17 December 2017
Annual Neville Alexander lecture discusses language and decoloniality

The Centre for African Studies, in collaboration with the Linguistics section, hosted the fifth annual Neville Alexander lecture to discuss how language speaks to the call for decolonisation of the university space.

Publication Date:
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 14:00
The Louis Moholo-Moholo Retrospective

‘you aint gonna know me ‘cos you think you know me.’

The Louis Moholo-Moholo retrospective features an exhibition, performance and seminar and will be held at the Centre for African Studies (CAS) Gallery, University of Cape Town (UCT).

Publication Date:
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 08:30
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