DateOrganiserTitleEvent-TypeWISER Research Theme
Sunday, 25 November, 2018 (All day)GuptaThe Filmic and Photographic: African Visual CulturesCollaborationsLocations of African Critical Theory, Sugarman
Wednesday, 14 November, 2018 - 18:00NuttallInvite : JOHANNESBURG LAUNCH | EVERYONE IS PRESENT BY TERRY KURGANBook LaunchesCurating the Afropolitan City
Tuesday, 30 October, 2018 (All day)NuttallMulti Crisis - Global South literary humanities in an era of global crises | 30-31 Oct Public EventsCurating the Afropolitan City, Knowledge Futures, African Futures
Monday, 29 October, 2018 - 15:00Confessing remorse about the evils of Apartheid: the Dutch Reformed Church in the Nineteen-EightiesSeminars
Thursday, 25 October, 2018 - 18:00MuholiBook Discussion : Zanele Muholi's Somnyama Ngonyama | 25 Oct | 6pmBook LaunchesGoverning Intimacies, Curating the Afropolitan City
Monday, 22 October, 2018 - 15:00Forging New Political Identities in the Shanty Towns of Durban, South AfricaSeminars
Thursday, 18 October, 2018 - 13:00HofmeyrBook talk by Thomas F. McDow Buying Time: Debt and Mobility in the Western Indian OceanBook LaunchesOceanic Humanities
Thursday, 18 October, 2018 - 12:30BreckenridgeBook Launch : Anne Mager & Phiko Velelo -- House of Tshatshu | 18 Oct | 12:30 pmBook LaunchesPublic Positions on History and Politics, Law and personhood
Wednesday, 17 October, 2018 (All day)MadondoSymposium on Telegraph to the Sky - Towards Afrofuturism 3.0. | 17-18 Oct Public EventsCurating the Afropolitan City, African Futures
Monday, 15 October, 2018 - 15:00A South African social garden: People, plants and multispecies histories in the Kirstenbosch National Botanical GardenSeminars
Monday, 8 October, 2018 - 15:00Political Modernity in the Postcolony: Some Reflections of India's Bhil HeartlandSeminars
Monday, 8 October, 2018 - 13:00BreckenridgeSeminar by Johan Lagae : “Sorry Congo !?” On the positionality of architectural history in dealing with Congo’s colonial pastSeminarsCurating the Afropolitan City
Thursday, 4 October, 2018 - 12:00The Dynamic of Captivity and the American ImaginationSeminars
Wednesday, 3 October, 2018 - 13:00Breckenridge4th seminar in the Mellon 30th Anniversary Seminar Series | Mapping African Futures on the topic of Consumption | 3 Oct | 1pmPublic EventsAfrican Futures
Monday, 1 October, 2018 - 15:00Rationalizing injustice: surprising reinforcement of legal hegemony in South AfricaSeminars
Tuesday, 18 September, 2018 - 17:00HassimInvite : Book Discussion : SORRY, NOT SORRY by Haji Mohamed Dawjee | 18 Sept | 5pmPublic EventsGoverning Intimacies
Monday, 17 September, 2018 - 15:00Psychedelic Birth: Bodies, Boundaries, and the Perception of Pain in the 1970sSeminars
Thursday, 13 September, 2018 - 17:00HofmeyrYvette Christiansë events at WiSER | 13 & 14 Sept Public EventsOceanic Humanities
Tuesday, 11 September, 2018 - 18:00BreckenridgeDivinatory computation : the politics of Artificial IntelligencePublic EventsDigital Humanities, Knowledge Futures
Monday, 10 September, 2018 - 15:00Arquivo Morto: notes on institutional memory in postcolonial MozambiqueSeminars
Thursday, 6 September, 2018 (All day)NuttallDigital Imaginaries: PremonitionPublic EventsDigital Humanities, Curating the Afropolitan City, Locations of African Critical Theory
Thursday, 30 August, 2018 - 17:00HofmeyrWiSER and African Literature invite you to the launch of Mapule Mohulatsi's book Mizz PresidentBook LaunchesOceanic Humanities, Locations of African Critical Theory
Wednesday, 29 August, 2018 - 13:00MenonAt the End of Time: Thinking with WaterSeminarsOceanic Humanities
Monday, 27 August, 2018 - 15:00“One of the most dangerous documents ever produced”: the United Nations, the Global South and the politics of race in the early decolonization era, ca.1946-1955Seminars
Monday, 20 August, 2018 - 15:00Money Talks: International Law and the Governance of International FinanceSeminars
Thursday, 16 August, 2018 (All day)HofmeyrLiterary Ecologies of the Indian Ocean World: Mauritian and Southern African IntersectionsSeminarsOceanic Humanities
Wednesday, 15 August, 2018 - 18:00MbembeInvite - The Politics of Custom: Chiefship, Capital and the State in Contemporary Africa | 15 Aug | 6pmBook LaunchesPublic Positions on History and Politics, Knowledge Futures, Locations of African Critical Theory
Wednesday, 15 August, 2018 - 12:45ShapiroDemocratic Competition: The Good, the Bad, and the UglySeminarsGoverning Intimacies, Public Positions on History and Politics
Tuesday, 14 August, 2018 - 17:00KlaarenPublic event | The emotional toll of social justice work in medicine and law | Adler MuseumPublic EventsMedical Humanities in Africa, Law and personhood
Tuesday, 14 August, 2018 - 17:00KlaarenThe emotional toll of social justice work in medicine and lawPublic EventsMedical Humanities in Africa
Monday, 13 August, 2018 - 15:00The politics of social exclusion : Transformation in Cricket South AfricaSeminars
Wednesday, 8 August, 2018 - 12:00SteedmanSocial History comes to WarwickSeminarsGoverning Intimacies
Tuesday, 7 August, 2018 - 17:00MsimangWISER and Governing Intimacies Invitation : Discussion of Sisonke Msimang's Always Another CountryPublic EventsGoverning Intimacies
Monday, 6 August, 2018 - 15:00The City Speaks for Itself: Notes on approaching architecture in KinshasaSeminars
Monday, 6 August, 2018 - 09:00HassimWISER INVITATION : Telling Lives - Truth Lies History | 6 Aug | Johannesburg Institute for Advanced StudyCollaborationsGoverning Intimacies
Thursday, 2 August, 2018 - 13:00HaysomWISER Invitation -- Heroin Coast: the political economy of the heroin trade along the Indian Ocean seaboardSeminarsOceanic Humanities
Tuesday, 31 July, 2018 - 17:00MkhwanaziInvitation | WellSexuality Projects | Tuesday 31 July 5-7pmPublic EventsMedical Humanities in Africa
Monday, 30 July, 2018 - 15:00Fishfinger stew and peach tarts: from hunger to nourishment in the Dwars River Valley Seminars
Monday, 30 July, 2018 - 13:00MbembeNEW DATE | Invitation | Launch of Franz Fanon, Psychiatry and Politics | Tuesday 30 July | 1pmBook LaunchesMedical Humanities in Africa, African Futures
Wednesday, 25 July, 2018 - 13:00YoonToward the Global South Novel: Africa, China, and Bofane's Congo Inc.Public EventsOceanic Humanities, African Futures
Monday, 23 July, 2018 - 17:30MbembeThe State against Mandela and the Others | Film & Debate | 23 July 2018 5.30pmPublic EventsPublic Positions on History and Politics, African Futures
Monday, 23 July, 2018 - 15:00On Principals and Agency: Reassembling Trust in Indian Ocean CommerceSeminars
Monday, 23 July, 2018 - 08:30BoltThe Family House Position PaperSeminarsLaw and personhood
Wednesday, 18 July, 2018 - 12:00Nuttall"After Mandela": A Roundtable Colloquium at Stellenbosch UniversityPublic EventsPublic Positions on History and Politics, Locations of African Critical Theory, African Futures
Tuesday, 17 July, 2018 - 14:00BreckenridgePOLS4033 & POLS7036 The State in AfricaSeminarsAfrican Futures
Monday, 16 July, 2018 - 15:00Governing Islam: Law, Empire, and Secularism in South AsiaSeminars
Wednesday, 11 July, 2018 - 12:00ChariRuinous Foundations of Progressive Segregation: The Birth of Biopolitical Struggle (1920s-1950s)SeminarsCurating the Afropolitan City, Locations of African Critical Theory
Wednesday, 4 July, 2018 - 13:00BhattacharyaCancelled | Transnational perspectives in juvenile literature: Gay-Neck (1927) and Dariyalal (1938)SeminarsOceanic Humanities
Friday, 29 June, 2018 - 18:30NuttallGoethe-Institut and WiSER Invitation: Wits School of Arts DIVA Talk: Special edition with Wolfgang TillmansPublic EventsCurating the Afropolitan City
Monday, 25 June, 2018 - 08:00NuttallThe Academy of Global Humanities and Critical Theory 2018 Summer School: The Human in Question | Application deadline 9 April 2018CollaborationsKnowledge Futures, African Futures
Monday, 4 June, 2018 - 09:00BreckenridgeIntellectual and Cultural Life under Conditions of AusterityCollaborationsSugarman
Monday, 28 May, 2018 - 15:00The Oceanic SouthSeminars
Tuesday, 22 May, 2018 - 13:00JanzHow Do We Speak Of Our Place? Achille Mbembe's WorldPublic EventsLocations of African Critical Theory, African Futures
Monday, 21 May, 2018 - 15:00A Foray into (Study of?) African Political TheologySeminars
Tuesday, 15 May, 2018 - 16:00Trade and IndustryInnovation and Intellectual Property in South AfricaCollaborationsKnowledge Futures, African Futures
Tuesday, 15 May, 2018 - 12:00MillsCocaine and Colonialism? The origins of Asian markets for modern pharmaceuticals, c. 1900-1945SeminarsMedical Humanities in Africa
Monday, 14 May, 2018 - 15:00Suspicious Times?Seminars
Monday, 7 May, 2018 - 15:00Object-oriented Reading: The View from the Customs HouseSeminars
Monday, 23 April, 2018 - 15:00Literature against Stalinism: South Africa's left opposition, 1930-1960Seminars
Wednesday, 18 April, 2018 - 17:00NuttallOn Suspicion and the ContemporaryPublic EventsPublic Positions on History and Politics, Knowledge Futures, African Futures
Monday, 16 April, 2018 - 15:00Individualization versus Democratization? Conditions and forms of student activism in authoritarian situation (Cameroon, 1962-2014)Seminars
Monday, 9 April, 2018 - 15:00Doing research that does something: The trope of the exceptional knowledge-producing medical doctorSeminars
Monday, 19 March, 2018 - 15:00The Discomforts of Home: Infrastructure, Rehousing and Class in LuandaSeminars
Thursday, 15 March, 2018 - 13:00Kabir Between bioscape and sensorium: Creolized dance as Indian Ocean memorySeminarsOceanic Humanities
Monday, 12 March, 2018 - 15:00The lifecast cast: an ethico-legal inquirySeminars
Thursday, 8 March, 2018 - 13:00MkhwanaziInvitation | Two events focused on Sex and Sexuality in the Lives of Young South AfricansPublic EventsMedical Humanities in Africa
Thursday, 8 March, 2018 - 12:00BreckenridgeBook discussion : Rights to LandBook LaunchesPublic Positions on History and Politics, African Futures
Monday, 5 March, 2018 - 15:00What happened to the theory of African capitalism?Seminars
Thursday, 1 March, 2018 - 12:00Baloji & Filip de BoeckInvitation | "Suturing the City": Discussion with Filip de Boeck and Sammy Baloji | 1 March 2018 | 12:00Book LaunchesCurating the Afropolitan City, African Futures
Thursday, 1 March, 2018 - 09:00NuttallCall for Papers: On Suspicion and the Contemporary - deadline 15 December 2017Public EventsPublic Positions on History and Politics
Monday, 26 February, 2018 - 15:00Urban Nostalgia: Colonial traces in the postcolonial city of LuandaSeminars
Friday, 23 February, 2018 - 19:00NuttallAfricans In War: A Conversation between Paul Gilroy and William Kentridge Public EventsLocations of African Critical Theory
Thursday, 22 February, 2018 - 13:00NuttallEntanglements and Aftermaths: Reflections on Memory and Political TimePublic EventsPublic Positions on History and Politics, Knowledge Futures, Locations of African Critical Theory, African Futures
Thursday, 22 February, 2018 - 13:00NuttallWiSER in 2018Public EventsGoverning Intimacies, Oceanic Humanities, Public Positions on History and Politics, Medical Humanities in Africa, Digital Humanities, Curating the Afropolitan City, Knowledge Futures, Law and personhood, Locations of African Critical Theory, Sugarman, African Futures
Tuesday, 20 February, 2018 - 13:00HjorthResponsibility in Place: Marlene van Niekerk’s Memorandum: A Story With PaintingsSeminarsMedical Humanities in Africa
Monday, 19 February, 2018 - 15:00Baas of the Kramat: Muslim place and belonging in 19th and 20th century Cape Town Seminars
Monday, 12 February, 2018 - 15:00“Say No, Black Woman”: The Giant is Falling and the erasure of Black women in South AfricaSeminars
Saturday, 10 February, 2018 - 09:00BreckenridgeCall for Proposals : Intellectual and Cultural Life under Conditions of Austerity CollaborationsKnowledge Futures, Sugarman
Friday, 2 February, 2018 - 12:00CartonAlbert Luthuli, the ANC Moses: religious prophecy and the turn to armed struggleSeminarsPublic Positions on History and Politics, Locations of African Critical Theory
Thursday, 1 February, 2018 - 13:00Nuttall Fugitive/Narrative: Unhomed Texts, Human Rights, and the Broken RoadSeminarsAfrican Futures