News articles from external sources on CAS and African Studies

Zimbabwe's 'Bond Coup': a nuanced analysis
Sunday, November 26, 2017 - 09:45

CAS Post doctoral Research Fellow Dr Toendepi Shonhe shares his critical perspective on the current unfolding political situation in Zimbabwe.

The African presence in East Asia: 1500-1900
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 08:30

Clifford J Pereira FRGS is a recognised international scholar on “Bombay Africans” and will
address the changing historiographical landscape on this narrative and the relevance of this
period to African-Asian perspectives.

CAS researcher wins Golden Shield Heritage Award
Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 10:15

CAS Pre-colonial Catalytic Project Community Research Associate Simphiwe Msizi wins national 2017 Golden Shield Heritage Award.

CAS Director and A C Jordan Chair, Professor Lungisile Ntsebeza, is awarded the prestigious NRF 2017 Hamilton Naki Award
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 11:30

The Hamilton Naki Award was presented on 14 September to Professor Ntsebeza by the Minister of Science and Technology, Mrs Naledi Pandor.

Annual Neville Alexander lecture discusses language and decoloniality
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 14:00

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.

The Louis Moholo-Moholo Retrospective
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 08:30

‘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).

Daylin Paul, Winner of Ernest Cole Award 2017
Friday, July 28, 2017 - 11:45

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.

NEWS FLASH: CAS Bursary Applications now open
Monday, July 17, 2017 - 16:15

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.

CAS hosts public discussion with Cape Town Museum on the legacy of O.R. Tambo
Monday, July 3, 2017 - 14:00

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’.

Remembering June 16th
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 16:30

"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.

Imbewu yeNtlombe
Monday, June 19, 2017 - 16:00

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!

Colloquium on Women and Work
Monday, June 12, 2017 - 16:15

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.