In the framework of the research program Zukunftsphilologie: Revisiting the Canons of Textual Scholarship, the Forum Transregionale Studien and the Max Weber Stiftung – German Humanities Institutes Abroad in cooperation with the University of Cape Town and the French Institute South Africa invite applications for an international Summer Academy to take place at the University of Cape Town, September 4—14, 2015, entitled World Scripts: Concepts and Practices of Writing from a Comparative Perspective.
H-SAfrica is an international online network dedicated to the promotion of all aspects of South and Southern Africa history and culture, and Southern African studies in general.
Please see the following new publication announcement that may be of interest:
Daniel Conway (Open) and Pauline Leonard (Southampton)
'Migration, Space and Transnational Identities: The British in South Africa' (2014, Palgrave Macmillan)
Call for Papers
Reconciliation and Justice
5th Intercultural Interdisciplinary Colloquium
On June 7, 2014, the ACLS African Humanities Program convened a Forum on the Humanities in Africa at the University of South Africa in Pretoria. At the AHP/Unisa forum, leading academics on the continent assessed the consequences of the marginalization of the humanities and offered suggestions to reverse this trend.
CFP ECAS 2015 Social mobilisation, political contestation and urban transformation: South African and Namibian cities 20 years after apartheid