NewsClips (11/09/2020)

Posted on September 11, 2020

Dear Humanities Colleagues


I am very pleased to see that a number of colleagues have appeared on various platforms this week. Our latest list of highlights feature: 


On academic platforms please see:


I would also like to congratulate Jacomien van Niekerk’s (Afrikaans) and Emeritus Professor Rosemary Gray (English) for being awarded the Thomas Pringle Award for best Literary Article by the English Academy of Southern Africa and Unocebo Bucibo (Archaeology & Anthropology) for being nominated as one of the M&G’s 200 Young South Africans.


Please remember that the following events are scheduled:

  • The Unit for Academic Literacy’s competition celebrating World Literacy Day runs from 8-24 September 2020. Please see the details of the competition here and be part of their campaign!
  • The Department of Political Sciences is hosting a panel discussion on The Decolonisation of Universities in the era of COVID-19 featuring Prof Tawana KupeProf ‘Funmi Olonisakin (Kings College, London), Prof Kiven James Kewir (African Leadership Centre Nairobi and University of Yaoundé, Cameroon) and Prof Maxi Schoeman. To RSVP please click here.

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