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Monday, 22 April, 2019 - 23:00
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Keith Breckenridge

University of Michigan African Studies Center (ASC) & The Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research (WiSER) at the University of the Witwatersrand Call for Applications 2019-20 Postdoctoral Fellowship on the theme of  “ more

Friday, 26 April, 2019 - 13:00
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Sarah Nuttall

Stefan Helgesson (Stockholm University) Critical Moments: Decolonisation and the Long(ish) History of English Studies in South Africa Not unlike a phoenix, literary studies in South Africa tends to rise from the ashes of contestation – more

Monday, 6 May, 2019 - 13:00
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Sarah Nuttall

WiSER invites you to a lunchtime seminar by Ravi Sundaram A New-New Crowd? Digital Infrastructure and the Political Contemporary digital infrastructures are widely seen as re-assembling older models of the public and political speech. more

Monday, 13 May, 2019 - 15:00
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Annemi Conradie

The décor trends ‘colonial chic’ and ‘safari style’ gained prominence in the United States during the 1980s. Promotions and décor features of the trends (re-)produce nostalgic, imaginary versions of colonial adventure and settler pastoral more

Monday, 27 May, 2019 - 15:00
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Richard Rottenburg


Friday, 31 May, 2019 (All day)
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Keith Breckenridge

University of Michigan African Studies Center (ASC) & the Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research (WiSER) at the University of the Witwatersrand Call for Papers on the theme of  “Historical and Contemporary Expressions of more

Monday, 3 June, 2019 - 15:00
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Bhekinkosi Hlatshwayo

The "Spirit" Music Video by the Hip Hop artist Kwesta, was released in 2017, being one of the most expensive videos shot in the country. It then shot to critical acclaim with various exhibitions all over the world, BCCSA ( broadcasting more