Professor Emeritus Fransjohan Pretorius awarded Jan H Marais Prize
Posted on June 05, 2019
On 29 May Professor Emeritus Fransjohan Pretorius of the Department of Historical and Heritage Studies was awarded the Jan H Marais Prize at a special function held in Stellenbosch.
Department of Historical and Heritage Studies holds annual Honours Research Colloquium
Posted on June 05, 2019
On Saturday 1 June 2019 the Department of Historical and Heritage studies held its annual Honours Research Report Colloquium in the Auditorium and Postgraduate Commons in the Library.
James Matthews: a revolutionary poet
Posted on May 31, 2019
Today, we gather to celebrate the 90th birthday of a remarkable person. It is our privilege to honour one of Cape Town’s most independent creative spirits, an abiding dissident. From the vantage point of South African literature, we recognise one of the more persistent voices for social and...
Centre for Human Rights hosts seminar highlighting human rights violations in Tibet
Posted on May 28, 2019
On Monday 27 May 2019, the Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, in partnership with Living Stories & Memories hosted a seminar on Tibet: Culture nationalism, human rights, and self-immolation.
UP’s Faculty of Humanities – 100 not out!
Posted on May 27, 2019
The University of Pretoria’s Faculty of Humanities is celebrating its centenary throughout 2019 – but the Faculty paid a special tribute to its history on 27 May, in commemoration of the day that it was first established in 1919.
American Students from University of Florida at UP Again
Posted on May 14, 2019
Just on a decade and half ago the University of Florida (UF) chose UP as a partner in their study abroad program to South Africa.
The Role of the Past and Future in the South African Economy: A South Africa – Germany Research Collaboration
Posted on May 09, 2019
On 6 May 2019, PD Dr (habil) Juergen Schraten gave a seminar on ‘The role of the past and the future in the present South African economy’ in the Department of Historical and Heritage Studies.
UP, HSRC and DST launch “rich and timely” publication on poverty and inequality
Posted on May 07, 2019
The Department of Science and Technology (DST) in conjunction with the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) and the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Pretoria (UP) recently launched a flagship publication entitled Poverty and Inequality: Diagnosis, Prognosis and Responses, described by...