"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
The Louis Moholo Moholo Legacy Project consisted of a symposium, a vital exhibition and a musical concert on the evening of Friday 7 October 2016.
"The US electoral system shows a profound disjuncture between law and legitimacy. A system that so disenfranchises the masses of Americans is illegitimate. Democratic elections must be based on the popular vote..."
CAS Honorary Research Fellow, Allison Drew's Not My President published on OpenDemocracy.net:
"It is important to recognise Donald Trump’s victory for what it is: a dangerous triumph for America’s growing fascist movement."