Tag archive of history

“Queer in Africa? The Cape Town Question” Programme
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The “Queer in Africa? The Cape Town Question” symposium will take place from Thursday 6th October till Saturday 8th October 2016 at the District Six Museum queer-in-africa-programme Queer in Africa? The Cape Town Question Programme 06-08 October 2016 Thursday 06 October 2016 Evening | District 6 Museum @ 18:00 Friday 07 October 2016 Daytime| District 6 Homecoming Centre @ 09:00 Evening | Zer021 Lounge, 46 Canterbury Street @ 19:00 Saturday 08

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“African history should be a core part of curriculum” argues Shamil Jeppie
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A new initiative by Huma and Historical Studies Department (UCT), Know Your Continent, poses critical questions about the role of African history in knowledge production and curriculum reform. Read more on this story below

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“Marx and the world outside Europe”
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A seminar with Gareth Stedman Jones (Queen Mary, University of London) co-hosted with Historical Studies Department. Date: Friday, 7 August 2015 Time: 13:00 - 14:30   Speaker Bio Gareth Stedman Jones is a world-renowned historian, author and public intellectual. From 1964 to 1981 he served on the Editorial Board of the New Left Review and was a joint founder of the History Workshop Journal in 1976. Since 1991, he has served as Director of the

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“Tensions of affluence and consumption: nationalism and whiteness under apartheid”
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A seminar with Neil Roos (University of the Free State) Date: Thursday, 13 August 2015 Time: 13:00 - 14:30   Speaker Bio Neil Roos is an NRF-rated scholar, an associate professor of history, and co-director of the Vice-Chancellor’s Prestige Scholars’ Programme at the University of the Free State. Neil is the author of Ordinary Springboks: White Servicemen and Social Justice in South Africa 1939-1961, (Ashgate: Aldershot, 2005) and is working

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Empire of Cotton: A Global History
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Book Lunch (with UCT’s History Department) Author of Empire of Cotton: A Global History, Sven Beckert, in conversation with Jeremy Seekings When: Tuesday, 14 October 2014 Time: 12:00-14:00 Where: Huma Seminar Room, 4th Floor, Humanities Building, University Avenue, Upper Campus, UCT Sven Beckert, the Laird Bell Professor of History at Harvard, is an economic historian of global capitalism, including its economic, social, political and transnational

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“A city without history: architecture, politics and the making of the past in Luanda (Angola)”
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A seminar by Antonio Tomas (African Centre for Cities, UCT) “A city without history: architecture, politics and the making of the past in Luanda (Angola)” When: Thursday, 7 August 2014 Time: 13h00 – 14h30 Venue: HUMA Seminar Room, 4th Floor, Humanities Building, University Avenue, Upper Campus, UCT   Bio Antonio Tomas received his doctoral degree in Anthropology from Columbia University, in New York. He is the author of a study on the African

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