Arts & Culture News

  • International Workers’ Day

    Posted on June 25, 2021

    International Workers’ Day, also known as Labour Day or May Day, is a celebration of the courage shown by the working class when they united in objecting to poor working conditions. This day is celebrated on different days in different countries, but generally falls on the first day of May....

  • Youth Forum at Future Africa!

    Posted on June 25, 2021

    On 10 June, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), in partnership with the University of Pretoria and its transdisciplinary research institution Future Africa, hosted a youth forum under the theme: ‘Reimagine education tomorrow – Our time. Our turn. Our future’. As...

  • World Refugee Day—humanity in crisis

    Posted on June 25, 2021

    World Refugee Day is hosted annually on 20 June. Under the theme ‘Together we heal, learn and shine’, this year’s event aims to create awareness of the challenges faced by refugees globally.

  • How ‘Free’ is free?

    Posted on April 27, 2021

    27 years ago South Africa held its first democratic elections with 17 million people casting a vote for the first time (Constitutional Rights Foundation, 2018). The African National Congress (ANC) won the election with 63%, gaining control of the national parliament and electing Nelson Mandela as...

  • Political Science professor awarded a NIHSS prestigious grant

    Posted on March 05, 2021

    Professor Christopher Afoke Isike of the Department of Political Sciences in the Faculty of Humanities was recently awarded the prestigious African Pathways Programme (APP)/BRICS Teaching and Research Mobility Grant.

  • CHCI Africa Workshop- Addis 2019

    Posted on May 14, 2018

    Africa as Concept and Method: Emancipation, Decolonization, Freedom The first CHCI Africa Workshop, Addis 2019, will be held at Addis Ababa University (Ethiopia). Hosted by the Consortium of Humanities Institutes and Centers (CHCI) in collaboration with the College of Performing and Visual Art...

  • Prof Zondi Inaugural Lecture: Amilcar Cabral and Theory as a Weapon of the Oppressed

    Posted on April 25, 2018

    Prof Zondi delivered his inaugural lecture on the 21 April 2018.

  • What is “the Local”? Exploring grassroots justice systems as a means of understanding the local

    Posted on April 19, 2018

    Dr. Cori Wielanga reflects on peacebuilding, transitional justice and the need to develop diverse justice and norms.

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