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Please find all of the most recently posted news articles below.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 12:45

"The year 2016 opened to chaos: wildfires, a string of celebrity deaths, drought, political turmoil and - to no one's surprise - renewed student protests. But the latter have inspired at least a handful of citizen funding initiatives that aim to relieve the burden on as many aspiring students as possible."

Monday, July 28, 2014 - 11:15

The Department invites you to design a logo. It needs to be fun, interesting, different, and appropriate for academic functions. The final product will unfortunately need to be a computer graphic.

Wednesday, July 9, 2014 - 08:30

Applications are being invited for 4 postdoctoral fellowships under two broad themes of ‘Companies, States, Empires’ and ‘Violence, Memory, Identity’ at the Department of Historical Studies.

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 - 20:15

"Educationalists and historians have been meeting across borders to attempt the seemingly impossible - a common history textbook for South East Asia."

Friday, February 10, 2017 - 09:45

The History Department at Stellenbosch University invites you to their seminar series!

Monday, February 6, 2017 - 09:15

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.

Monday, January 30, 2017 - 10:45

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).

Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 12:15

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

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 10:45

"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”."

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 10:45

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

Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 07:45

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

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 17:15

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