Citizenship & Violence: Resilient Colonialism, Xenophobia & Femicide
The events of the last few weeks on our UCT campus and in our country have necessitated a deep and ongoing engagement with the question of citizenship, the politics of belonging and gendered violence. Come and attend a public seminar series from...



Friday, 18 October 2019
‘Power-packed’ Oxford fellowship

Honoured with the opportunity to participate at the highly-competitive 2019 Oxford Media Policy Summer Institute in the United Kingdom, UCT doctoral candidate Chikezie Uzuegbunam from the Department of Film & Media Studies, shares his research around the digital life experiences of young Nigerians.

Publication Date:
Mon, 26 Aug 2019 - 10:30
'I'm going to Open that Door and Keep it Ajar'. The Political and Scholarly Legacy of AC Jordan.

On 2 August 2019, the A.C. Jordan Chair in African Studies and the Linguistic Section of AXL held a day long symposium on the political and intellectual legacy of A.C. Jordan. 

Publication Date:
Tue, 06 Aug 2019 - 13:15
African Union Solutions to Continental Challenges: Myth and Reality.

The IDCPPA held a one-day conference which aimed at creating a research platform to assess the challenges facing the African Union (AU) as it approaches 20 years of existence. It interrogated the myth and reality of the continental body’s achievements; i.e., the extent to which it has succeeded in addressing Africa’s challenges. 

Publication Date:
Mon, 05 Aug 2019 - 15:00
UCT Involvement in the World’s Largest Migration Project

Dr Faisal Garba, from the Department of Sociology, is currently setting up the structures for the  UKRI GCRF South-South Migration, Inequality and Development Hub, to lead the project's research in South Africa. The project hopes to study African migration and migration in the Global South on their own terms.

Publication Date:
Mon, 05 Aug 2019 - 11:00