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Monday, 28 May 2018
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
The Wire: The Worst is Yet to Come as Authoritarianism Challenges Humanism

"The divergence of democracy and capital will defy reason and politics will become brutal survivalism."

Publication Date:
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 10:45
Dr Mandisa Mbali joins the Department as Senior Lecturer

A very warm welcome to Dr Mandisa Mbali who joins the UCT Department of Historical Studies from Stellenbosch University, where she taught Social Anthropology.  

Publication Date:
Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 07:45
NWU History Department Academic Post

NWU is advertising a post for an academic in the History Department on the Vaal Triangle Campus.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 17:15