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 Pre-colonial Catalytic Project Community Research Associate Simphiwe Msizi wins national 2017 Golden Shield Heritage Award.
The Hamilton Naki Award was presented on 14 September to Professor Ntsebeza by the Minister of Science and Technology, Mrs Naledi Pandor.
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.
‘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).
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).