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, 19 October 2019
Crisis at Sakhisizwe Municipality in the Eastern Cape under the spotlight in a historic dialogue

On 21 March 2019, about 50 people from various areas of the Sakhisizwe Local Municipal area will gather in Cala to discuss the state of the Sakhisizwe local municipality, one of the municipalities making up the Chris Hani District Municipality. This follows a wave of protests last year which saw all operations in the two towns of Cala and Elliot come to a complete standstill.

Publication Date:
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 - 17:00
Centre for African Studies in historic Memorial Hall name change dialogue with Aboriginal /Xarra Restorative Justice Forum

At a meeting on Saturday, 8 December 2018, Council made the historic decision to rename Memorial Hall after Khoi heroine Sarah Baartman.

Publication Date:
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 - 18:00
Courage of the oppressed at land dialogue

The Steve Biko Centre in King Williams Town is an apt location to witness the courage of the oppressed and the downtrodden, and this is where representatives from such communities have converged. Coming together under the banner of the Inyanda National Land Movement, delegates representing associations and community organisations are aiming to come up with a new vision for land reform in the country. 

Publication Date:
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 - 09:30