News articles from external sources on CAS and African Studies

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.


Professor Lungisile Ntsebeza represents UCT at the Global Transformation in IARU Member Strategies, in Beijing
Friday, May 5, 2017 - 17:15

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).  

African Studies interdisciplinary undergraduate major rolled out
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 16:15

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.

Ernest Cole Award Workshops 2017
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 19:15

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.

‘Centering uMakhulu and ukuHlambulula’ in the ‘Precolonial’
Monday, April 17, 2017 - 07:45

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

Socially Engaged Research insights of NRF Chair in Land Reform and Democracy, Professor Lungisile Ntsebeza, increasingly sought internationally
Wednesday, January 4, 2017 - 16:00

Professor Ntsebeza will address international leaders in Agribusiness on his research in land reform in the Eastern Cape

Very engaging and thought provoking Sam Moyo international Colloquium held 29-29 November 2016
Wednesday, January 4, 2017 - 15:45

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