'Black Radical Imagination: A Different Way Out' by Prof Robin D.G Kelley
23 June 2017, 13h00-14h00, Centre for African Studies Gallery.
Insurrections III - Book and CD launch
Please join us!


Wednesday, 28 June 2017
PhD Funding Opportunity - Intergenerational Relations in South Africa project

The Families and Societies Research Unit, based at the Centre for Social Science Research (CSSR) at the University of Cape Town is seeking applications for PhD applicants.

Publication Date:
Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 12:45
Re-Centring AfroAsia: Musical and Human Migrations in the Pre-Colonial Period 700-1500AD

Re-centring AfroAsia is a multi-pronged research, mapping, and archiving project that aims to not only revolutionise Humanities research in South Africa but also create an AfroAsian community of scholarship. A significant element of the project is the training of an emerging cohort of researchers through Honours, Masters, and Doctoral bursaries.

Publication Date:
Friday, August 12, 2016 - 14:00
Made in India

When the Sociology department's Dr. Amrita Pande embarked on research into India’s commercial surrogacy practices, she may never have anticipated the level of international interest that her work would garner. Made in India is Pande’s new interactive, multi-media lecture series that debuted at the fourth ‘Women Deliver’ Conference, held in Copenhagen recently. It has since been selected for permanent exhibition in the National Museum of Denmark.

Publication Date:
Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 16:00
Asanda Benya wins Ruth First Prize

Asanda Benya, who lectures in the Sociology Department, has been awarded the 2015 Ruth First Prize for her article "The Invisible Hands: Women in Marikana.” The prize is awarded annually for the best article published by an African author in the Review of African Political Economy (ROAPE).

Publication Date:
Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 08:15