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Friday, 15 December 2017
JOB: Lecturing Post, History, Wits

The Department of History has a well established reputation for producing scholarship of international quality and for intellectual excellence, leadership and relevance. It has a lively and rigorous postgraduate and undergraduate teaching programme.

Publication Date:
Monday, February 6, 2017 - 09:15
NMMU: Pre-colonial Catalytic Conference 15 - 17 March 2017

Hosted by Professor Lungisile Ntsebeza (NRF Chair on Land Reform and Democracy, A.C. Jordan Chair and Director of the Centre for African Studies, UCT), who leads on the NIHSS Pre-colonial Catalytic Historiography Project, this conference is a follow up on the 2014 conference and is jointly organised by the Centre for African Studies (UCT) and CANRAD (NMMU).

Publication Date:
Monday, January 30, 2017 - 10:45
Nigel Worden Tribute Event

The Department is pleased to announce a tribute event for Emeritus Professor Nigel Worden! Please join us.

Publication Date:
Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 12:15
The Wire: A New Kind of Human: Reading Achille Mbembe

"In response to Mbembe’s piece, ‘The age of humanism is ending,’ a conversation on how there may not be a novelty about this dystopic era that he has named as “first”."

Publication Date:
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 10:45

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