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


Saturday, 25 May 2019
Opinion: Examining the crisis in the Eastern Cape

Dr Ncapayi and  Professor Ntsebeza examine the case of the Sakhisizwe local municipality in the Eastern Cape.


Publication Date:
Mon, 05 Nov 2018 - 09:15
Zhejiang University explores research collaboration with the Centre for African Studies

A delegation of senior university academics of China's most prestigious and oldest universities met on 25 October 2018 with CAS.

Publication Date:
Mon, 05 Nov 2018 - 09:15
‘Decolonisation in Practice: What Does Teaching and Learning Decolonised Knowledge Mean?’

The AfroAsia UCT Project, in collaboration with the Struggle and Culture National Student Forum, presented on Thursday, 30 August 2018 a new interdisciplinary seminar series that brings together scholars from across multiple departments who share an interest in decolonial scholarship from different methodological perspectives. 

Publication Date:
Wed, 26 Sep 2018 - 20:45
Women, Literary Novels and Social Enquiry

Feminist writers, some located in the university, have employed literary styles of writing to address the dynamics of gender and other long-standing and entrenched social concerns.

Publication Date:
Wed, 26 Sep 2018 - 17:15