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


Saturday, 22 September 2018
Decolonising African Studies: Revisiting Archie Mafeje on Theory and Method

The 2018 Audrey Richards Distinguished Public Lecture in African Studies Lecture to be given by Professor Lungisile Ntsebeza at Cambridge University: decolonising African Studies.

Publication Date:
Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 16:15
Prof Lungisile Ntsebeza, Hamilton Naki Award 2017

From political prisoner in the 1970s and early 1980s to land reform scholar, research chair holder, intellectual and activist, it has been a long road for Professor Lungisile Ntsebeza.

Publication Date:
Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 09:15
Land expropriation, food security and poverty eradication – some observations from the Eastern Cape

Land is not just a means to secure a better life for you and your children but has an intrinsic value as a place where you belong – ancestral home. A discussion of land ownership issues in this country, particularly in rural areas, will be incomplete unless this intrinsic and emotive value is accounted for.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 18:15
Students in conversation with Professor Harry Garuba

Song of Lawino as African Political Philosophy: students studying 'African Political Thought' engage in conversation with CAS' renowned literary scholar Professor Harry Garuba on  interdisciplinary as part of the African Studies major which was first rolled out in 2017.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 08:30