Drain on our Dignity
Masixole Feni the winner of the Ernest Cole Award, 2015 for his project – A Drain on Our Dignity will launch his book and exhibition at the CAS Gallery.
Beyond Boundaries
Beyond Boundaries
Two exhibitions, Encounters and Dialogues and Christmas Bands, will be showing at CAS Gallery as part of the Contemporary Ethnography Congress Across the Disciplines (CEAD) Conference, explore and make visible in different ways, worlds that are...
The Louis Moholo-Moholo Legacy Concert
The Centre for African Studies in association with South African Jazz Cultures and the Archive invites you to a celebration of the musical legacy of Louis Moholo-Moholo. The Project features an eclectic programme that includes a virtual exhibition,...
African Studies In The Post-Colonial University, edited by Thandabantu Nhlapo and Harry Garuba
African universities must play key roles in the provision of the skills and expertise that drive economic and social advancement.
Sound Travels: Musical Connections between Asia and Africa
You are invited to an exhibition that searches for connections and synergies between Africa and Asia as part of a major research project between scholars across these two continents called "Recentering AfroAsia" funded by the A.W.Mellon Foundation....
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Rethinking Africa


Monday, 9 December 2019
Third Precolonial Conference

The Third NIHSS Precolonial Catalytic Project Conference entitled  ‘Rethinking Africa’ will take place between 23-24 January 2020, at CAS, UCT. Theme: "What is an African Philosophy? Contemporary challenges and imperatives for political and economic policies in southern Africa." We invite papers for this third conference of the Precolonial historiography catalytic project of the National Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences (NIHSS) which will result in the fourth volume of the ‘Rethinking Africa’ series. This conference is jointly hosted by the Centre for African Studies & the A/Xarra Restorative Justice Forum.

Publication Date:
Sat, 09 Nov 2019 - 17:45
Honorary Doctorate

The Centre for African Studies at the University of Leiden, Netherlands, will confer an Honorary Doctorate on Prof Lungisile Ntsebeza in February 2020.

Publication Date:
Mon, 11 Nov 2019 - 15:00
Language Activism Symposium

The A.C. Jordan Chair in African Studies and Linguistics Section invite you to a Symposium.  15 Nov, 3 - 6pm. Poster and Program attached.

Publication Date:
Sat, 09 Nov 2019 - 17:30
Conference: African Studies and Land questions in Africa

The National Research Foundation (NRF) Chair in Land Reform and Democracy in South Africa at CAS is hosting an international conference on "African Studies and Land questions in Africa". 27-29 Nov 2019. All are welcome. Late abstracts and papers may be accepted.

Publication Date:
Sat, 09 Nov 2019 - 17:00