Research News

  • DHHS Hosts Second Annual Postgraduate Workshop

    Posted on March 27, 2023

    The Department of Heritage and Historical Studies (DHHS) held a Postgraduate Workshop on Saturday, the 25th of March, 2023.

  • Youth Advocacy Festival Comes to UP

    Posted on March 13, 2023

    The Humanities Faculty in collaboration with Engage South Africa and with support from the High Commission of Canada in South Africa, hosted the Youth Advocacy Festival on the 17 and 18 February 2023. The Festival took place at the Javett-UP Art Centre and on UP’s Hatfield Campus. The Youth...

  • 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)...

  • Gender-based violence and femicide threaten our common humanity and the greater good

    Posted on November 28, 2022

    “While the media must continue reporting on instances of GBVF, this reporting has to go beyond the headlines, sensationalism and alarmist reportage,” writes UP master’s student Lisa McDermid.

  • UPCT 2022 present on ‘Live Projects’ at international ATLAS event

    Posted on November 18, 2022

    On Monday, 7 November 2022, the Association for Tourism and Leisure Education and Research (ATLAS), hosted a postgraduate student webinar in collaboration with the University of Pretoria on the theme “University of Pretoria Campus Tours: Living live projects!”.

  • ISSCO founder member, Prof Karen Harris, attends 30th anniversary conference in San Francisco

    Posted on November 16, 2022

    As a founder member of the International Society for the Study of Chinese Overseas (ISSCO), Prof Karen Harris attended its 30-year anniversary conference this month in San Francisco.

  • 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 staff give presentations to international ATLAS conference

    Posted on September 12, 2022

    The Department of Historical and Heritage Studies (DHHS) was well represented at the annual international conference of the Association for Tourism and Leisure Research and Education (ATLAS) held in Ireland in September 2022.

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