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.
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.
A panel of four prominent speakers engaged in-depth and critically on the legacy of O.R. Tambo at the Centre for African Studies and pushed the audience into thinking in novel ways conceptually about ‘legacies’.
"The struggle does not owe me anything", says Prof Sifiso Ndlovu in a video interview with Kaya FM's David O' Sullivan. Listen to his memories of the education boycotts, in which he participated as a 14-year-old student.
Intlombe is the musical gathering of Xhosa speaking peoples where traditional healers and townsfolk create a spiritual moment by singing songs accompanied by various traditional instruments, namely the voices, foot shakers, and the cowhide drum!
Fifteen speakers and five panels contributed towards the success of the Women and Work colloquium hosted by International Academic Programmes Office and Africa Gender Institute in partnership with the International Labour Organisation.
Director of CAS and holder of the NRF Chair on Land Reform and Democracy and the A.C. Jordan Chair, Professor Lungisile Ntsebeza, has been appointed as UCT representative on the International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU).
The first ever African Studies inter-disciplinary undergraduate major for UCT has been rolled out this term. This course is the result of intense formal discussion (under the academic leadership of African Studies and CAS) with colleagues across the University in 2015 with the purpose of developing this new and relevant curriculum offer.
There will a series of workshops for applicants for the 2017 Ernest Cole Award. Participants will be able to engage with experienced visual story tellers to help them assemble their own proposals for the 2017 application process due mid June 2017.
CAS and the Centre for Non-racialism and Democracy (CANRAD) hold a ‘turning point’ catalytic conference on the ‘precolonial’, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth, 15-17 March 2017
Professor Ntsebeza will address international leaders in Agribusiness on his research in land reform in the Eastern Cape
CAS and the Centre for African Area Studies (CAAS) at Kyoto University held a very successful colloquium at the School of Economics attended by about 40 delegates, including lead international and regional scholars