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"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."

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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).

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

"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”."

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

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

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