Arts & Culture News

  • 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)...

  • 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”

  • DHHS Postgraduate Reflects on the meaning of Women's Day today

    Posted on August 09, 2022

    As we celebrate national Women's Day, on 9 August, in a society menaced by violence against women (and children), economic hardships and political malaise and malfeasance, it is perhaps timely to remember the many, and different, sacrifices women have made in both the domestic and public sphere.

  • University of Pretoria researcher and curator sheds new light on Mapungubwe in a book published by UK’s top academic publisher

    Posted on July 04, 2022

    Dr Sian Tiley-Nel, curator of UP’s Mapungubwe Collection and head of its Mapungubwe Archive, scooped a deal with UK’s top academic publisher, BAR, with her groundbreaking book, ‘Past Imperfect’, about UP and Mapungubwe.

  • UP Humanities alumnus honoured by St Alban’s College

    Posted on June 28, 2022

    The University of Pretoria recently joined St Alban’s College in paying tribute to an ex-teacher of the school and alumnus of the Department of Historical and Heritage Studies as well as the Department of English.

  • DHHS co-hosts ATLAS Africa Conference

    Posted on February 18, 2022

    On 14 February 2022 (Valentine’s Day), the Department of Historical and Heritage Studies (DHHS) in the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Pretoria (UP) co-hosted the Association for Tourism and Leisure Education and Research’s (ATLAS) Africa Conference.

  • International Webinar: ATLAS AFRICA in collaboration with UPCT 2021

    Posted on December 01, 2021

    The Association for Tourism and Leisure Education and Research (ATLAS), the global association established to develop transnational educational and research initiatives in tourism and leisure, hosted a webinar in collaboration with the 2021 University of Pretoria Campus Tours (UPCT) team on...

  • Prof Harris speaks to over a thousand tourist guides at NDT lecture series

    Posted on October 19, 2021

    The Head of the Department of Historical and Heritage Studies and the Director of the University of Pretoria Archives, Prof Karen Harris, was one of two guest speakers in the Online Lecture Series for Tourist Guides held on 14 October 2021.

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