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Call for panel proposals for 4th Biennial Conference of the African Studies Association of Africa (ASAA) now open
Sat, 01 May 2021 - 16:30

We are pleased to announce the launch of the call for panel proposals for the 4th Biennial Conference of the African Studies Association of Africa. ASAA2022 is hosted by HUMA and scheduled for 11–16 April 2022.

We are hiring! 1 x lecturer in Musicology: Turning the Tide (TTT)
Tue, 27 Apr 2021 - 15:15

Funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has made available for one lecturer position at South African College of Music...

We are hiring! 1 x postdoc fellowship: Turning the Tide (TTT)
Mon, 15 Mar 2021 - 17:15

Funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has made available for one postdoctoral fellowship at the Institute for Humanities in Africa (HUMA) based in the Faculty of Humanities ...

We are hiring! 2 x doctoral fellowships: Turning the Tide (TTT)
Mon, 15 Mar 2021 - 16:00

Funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has made available for two doctoral fellowships at the Institute for Humanities in Africa (HUMA) based in the Faculty of Humanities ...

Pausing our activities
Mon, 15 Mar 2021 - 14:30

Please note that since classes at UCT are suspended for today, Monday 15 March 2021, the HUMA team will be pausing public activities  – this includes HUMA's Book Lunch Series event today. 

HUMA workshop introduces future hospitals programme
Tue, 02 Mar 2021 - 10:15

How will algorithms be coded into Africa’s care infrastructure? What kinds of hospital will we need and what will they look like? 4IR and ethics of care in Africa, the new HUMA programme, will be introduced in a workshop held on 9th March 2021. And you are invited!

We are hiring! 4 x postdoc fellowships: Strengthening African academic publishing and dissemination
Thu, 07 Jan 2021 - 09:15

Funding from the Open Society Foundation (OSF) has made available for four one-year postdoctoral fellowships.

HUMA to establish new Research & Grants Development Hub
Fri, 04 Dec 2020 - 12:45

The Institute for Humanities in Africa (HUMA) has been awarded a grant from the UCT Faculty of Humanities to establish a new Research & Grants Development Hub. The hub will have as mandate to ...

Open Society Foundations (OSF)
HUMA and LASPAD receive OSF grant to strengthen African scholarly publishing
Thu, 03 Dec 2020 - 10:00

HUMA, the Institute for Humanities in Africa and LASPAD, Laboratoire d'Analyse des Sociétés et Pouvoirs / Afrique – Diasporas at the ...

Consortium launches Feminist Alternatives for (post-)COVID-19 Engagements (FACE) in Africa project with funding from OSIWA
Wed, 02 Dec 2020 - 16:30

HUMA (South Africa), CAS (UK) and LASPAD (Senegal) are pleased to announce the launch of a new project... 

We are hiring! 1 x Senior Research Fellow (2yr contract)
Mon, 23 Nov 2020 - 13:00

Donor funding has created the possibility of appointing 1 Senior Research Fellow on a full-time two-year contract at the Institute for Humanities in Africa (HUMA) based in the Faculty of Humanities ...

We are hiring! 3 x Junior Research Fellows (2yr contract)
Mon, 23 Nov 2020 - 13:00

Funding from the Carnegie Corporation of New York has created the possibility of appointing three (3) Junior Research Fellows on full-time two-year contracts at the Institute for Humanities in Africa (HUMA) ...

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