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

Daily Maverick: The next phase in #FeesMustFall: Student crowdfunding?
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."

Design and Win!!
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.

Postdoctoral Fellowships at the Department of Historical Studies
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.

BBC News: Textbook approach to Asia's disputes By Yojana Sharma
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."

2018 First Semester Tutor Applications Now Open!
Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 11:45

Please note that the Department of Historical Studies is now accepting applications for tutoring positions in the first semester 2018.

History Access Postdoctoral Fellowship: Application deadline extended!
Monday, November 6, 2017 - 08:45

Please be advised that the deadline for applications  for the History Access Postdoctoral Fellowship has been extended until 20 November 2017.

History Access: Honours, Master's and PhD Scholarships!
Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 07:45

History Access is pleased to announce that it has 2 three-year PhD scholarships, 3 two-year Master's scholarships, and 4 one-year Honours fellowships to offer.

History Access Postdoctoral Fellowship
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 10:30

The Department of Historical Studies at the University of Cape Town is entering a new phase of curriculum innovation and knowledge production, expressed in an innovative five-year programme, History Access, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

2017 Second Semester Tutor Applications Now Open!
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 11:00

Please note that the Department of Historical Studies is now accepting applications for tutoring positions in the second semester 2017.

Seminar: Associate Professor Saskia Coenen Snyder: The Diamond Industry in Nineteenth-Century Amsterdam
Friday, June 9, 2017 - 08:15

Please join us for a seminar by visiting Associate Professor Saskia Coenen Snyder.

Book Lunch: The Art of Life in South Africa - 17 May 2017
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 12:45

Institute for Humanities in Africa (HUMA) and the Department of Historical Studies invite you to attend a book lunch featuring Daniel Magaziner’s The Art of Life in South Africa (Ohio University/KZN Press 2016).

Book Launch: Michael Neocosmos - 12 April 2017
Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 10:45

The Department is proud to be hosting a book launch of Thinking Freedom in Africa by Professor Michael Neocosmos on Wednesday 12 April at 15:30.