Author Archive of Huma

“Kinky Politics, EXIT Newspaper, and a “Moffie Called Simon”: Re-Reading African Queer Visibility through Representations of Simon Nkoli”
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Seminar by Z’étoile Imma, PhD (University of Notre Dame) Title: "Kinky Politics, EXIT Newspaper, and a “Moffie Called Simon”: Re-Reading African Queer Visibility through Representations of Simon Nkoli" Date: Thursday, 25 february 2016 Time: 13:00 – 14:30 Venue: 4th floor, neville alexander building   Abstract In this presentation, I examine anti-apartheid and queer rights activist Simon Nkoli’s relationship to, and representation

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Conférence Internationale: Cuba & l’Afrique Engagements, circulations et représentations raciales
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Spatial Justice in the Postcolony Colloquium
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The Law Faculty and Huma invite you to the Spatial Justice in the Postcolony Colloquium: 14-15 April 2016 Stream Convenors: Julia Chryssostalis (Westminster Law School, University of Westminster,United Kingdom) and Jaco Barnard-Naudé (Faculty of Law, University of Cape Town, South Africa) Despite the undisputed recognition, in an era designated as post- colonial, that the founding act of colonialism was and is the appropriation of space, the nexus

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Humanities meets biology
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HUMA and the Centre of Excellence in Human Development at Wits are co-hosting a one-day symposium intended to open up a conversation about the implications for the humanities and social sciences of important discoveries in epigenetics – specifically, the ways in which new epigenetic knowledge redefines the terms of the old  nature-nurture debate. See full programme. We have invited a number of scholars from a variety of disciplines and fields

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“Jewish and Muslim Enlightenments in Tsarist Russia”
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Seminar with Michael Stanislawski When: Thursday, 15 October 2015 Time: 13h00-14h30 Venue: HUMA Seminar Room, 4th Floor, The Neville Alexander Building, University Avenue, Upper Campus, UCT Bio Michael Stanislawski is the Nathan J. Miller Professor of Jewish History at Columbia University and the Director Emeritus of Columbia’s Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies, Interdepartmental Committee on Yiddish Studies, Undergraduate Program in Human

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Know Your Continent: “Colonization and Decolonization”
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The Know Your Continent series continues this Saturday, 10 October 2015 On " Colonization and Decolonization" Time: 10h00-13h00 Venue: Equal Education, Washington Square, Capital Drive, Tembokwezi, Khayelitsha

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“Fighting a Losing Battle in a Racially Discriminating Colony in British Southern Africa: The Case of the Swaziland Coloured Welfare Association (SCWA), 1950 – 1963″
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Seminar with Nhlanhla Dlamini “Fighting a Losing Battle in a Racially Discriminating Colony in British Southern Africa: The Case of the Swaziland Coloured Welfare Association (SCWA), 1950 - 1963.” presented by Nhlanhla Dlamini Date: Thursday, 8 October 2015 Time: 13h00-14h30 Venue: HUMA Seminar Room, 4th Floor, The Neville Alexander Building, University Avenue, Upper Campus, UCT Nhlanhla Dlamini is a lecturer in the Department of History at the

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Huma welcomes Dr Nhlanhla Dlamini
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Dr Nhlanhla Dlamini has recently joined Huma as visiting researcher for October 2015. Dlamini is a lecturer in the Department of History at the University of Swaziland.  He obtained his PhD at the University of the Witwatersrand (WISER).  His research interest is on the race relations and political history of Swaziland.  His latest publications include “Swaziland’s Contribution to South Africa’s Struggle for Independence: Charting the Maze

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Slave trade, abolition and legitimate commerce
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This Saturday, 3 October, the very successful 'Know Your Continent' Series will host a discussion on Slave trade, abolition and legitimate commerce Time: 10h00-13h00 When: Saturday, 3 October 2015 Venue: HUMA Seminar Room, 4th Floor, The Neville Alexander Building, University Avenue, Upper Campus, UCT

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“The Black Christ” film screening
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Thursday, 1st Oct Time: 16h00-18h00 Venue: HUMA Seminar Room, 4th Floor, The Neville Alexander Building, University Avenue, Upper Campus, UCT Latest trailer WITH subs: https://vimeo.com/123027111 Film Website: http://www.theblackchrist.co.za

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