Arts & Culture News

  • Symposium & Book Launch Article

    Posted on February 15, 2023

    On 13 February 2023, the Faculty of Humanities hosted a symposium and book launch at the Employability Lab on UP’s Hatfield Campus. The symposium titled, ‘The place for pedagogy in global classrooms’, involved presentations by six scholars from UP’s Humanities Faculty as...

  • Small Souls: The Greatest Gift

    Posted on November 30, 2022

    Stephen Symons’ latest collection of poems titled Small Souls was launched on 28 November 2022 at the Gardens Centre in Cape Town, where he was in conversation with Professor Kelwyn Sole (Department of English Literary Studies, UCT). Karina Szczurek (author and founder of Karavan Press)...

  • Seminar: The Role of Türkiye in the Russia-Ukraine conflict

    Posted on November 28, 2022

    On 16 November 2022, the Department of Political Sciences in conjunction with the Embassy of Türkiye hosted a seminar on the Role of Türkiye in the Russia-Ukraine conflict. The discussion included presentations by Professor Mesut Özcan (Director: Turkish Diplomacy Academy), Dr Ufuk Ulutaş...

  • Afrobarometer hosts summer school in Pretoria for next generation of African researchers

    Posted on November 24, 2022

    In partnership with the Faculty of Humanities and Future Africa at the University of Pretoria, Afrobarometer has launched its latest English-language summer school aimed at equipping African scholars with solid skills to analyse citizens’ socio-economic and political concerns.

  • International tourism scholar presents at DHHS webinar series

    Posted on October 31, 2022

    On Monday, 24 October 2022 Professor Melanie K. Smith from the Budapest Metropolitan University (Hungary) presented the paper, “Whose wellness is it anyway? Sustainability and regenerative tourism in a post COVID-19 world”

  • The Invisible made Visible: Invisible Disabilities Week (16-22 October)

    Posted on October 19, 2022

    This week the Invisible Disabilities Association celebrates “Invisible Disabilities Week” (IDW). This annual event, which started in the US in 2015, hosts daily activities to improve awareness of invisible disabilities. Events are available online and all around the world and this...

  • Black Wednesday: Percy Qoboza and the struggle against apartheid oppression and censorship

    Posted on October 19, 2022

    To commemorate the fight for freedom of the press against apartheid censorship, South Africa celebrates Black Wednesday on 19 October. The day also memorialises one of the champions of freedom of the press, Percy Qoboza.

  • Dean's Merit List 2021

    Posted on October 16, 2022

    Congratulations to our Academic Achievers!

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