What now for arts and culture in SA? – Future Africa at UP hosts public forum on the state of the arts
Posted on June 04, 2019
As South Africa awaited President Cyril Ramaphosa’s announcement of his new Cabinet, a rousing discussion at the May public forum at the Future Africa campus explored the way forward for the Department of Arts and Culture.
UP’s Faculty of Humanities – 100 not out!
Posted on May 31, 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.
Music in 4.0: EBIT Faculty Dean’s Concert celebrates dreams and opportunities embedded in 4IR
Posted on May 27, 2019
The University of Pretoria’s (UP’s) Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology (EBIT) recently held its annual Dean’s Concert. This year’s concert celebrated the dreams and opportunities the different industrial revolutions have brought about, as...
Seminar on Tibet: Culture nationalism, human rights and self-immolation
Posted on May 27, 2019
The Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, in partnership with Living Stories & Memories, cordially invites you to a Seminar on Tibet: Culture nationalism, human rights and self-immolation.
International Jazz Day: A day for celebrating South Africa’s contribution to global jazz
Posted on April 30, 2019
In November 2018, UNESCO’s Director General, Audrey Azoulay, announced that the International Jazz Day Global Host City for 2020 will be Cape Town, South Africa, marking the first time the now established celebration is hosted by an African city. As the 2020 Global Host City, Cape Town will...
The riveting relevance of libraries today
Posted on March 19, 2019
For South African Library Week (18 – 24 March), libraries nationwide aim to celebrate their advancements and highlight the important social, cultural and educational role they play in our broader community.
Hot nights and fiery entertainment in store at 2018 Kopanong Student Arts Festival
Posted on October 16, 2018
With more than 40 productions on offer this year, ranging from physical theatre and comedy to drama and musical theatre, audiences will be able to enjoy new, original works by up-and-coming writers, directors and performers at the UP Drama Department’s annual Kopanong Student Arts Festival,...
Faculty administrator contributes to Mandela memorial book
Posted on August 20, 2018
Within any university context, the publication of articles, chapters and even entire books is a common occurrence, among academics. Senior management assistant in the Faculty of Theology and Religion at the University of Pretoria (UP), Tania Arrison, bucked this trend by writing a chapter in a...