Grant McNulty, Katie Garrun, Jo-Anne Duggan and Laura Gibson conducted two workshops at museums in Eshowe and Groutville in June 2017 to introduce and demonstrate the FHYA archival exemplar to people interested in the material culture and heritage of the KZN region.
The Archive and Public Culture Research Initiative (APC) at the University of Cape Town joins our colleagues across the country in mourning the death of Emeritus Professor Phil Bonner.
Carolyn Hamilton participated in the Summer School on “Bureaucratisation and the construction of identities in colonial and postcolonial contexts” convened in Paris by the German Historical Institute . One of the highlights was a visit hosted by the National Archives of France, featuring a special focus on their collections of African materials.
The South African Historical Society’s biennial conference, held at Wits University in June 2017, hosted a special panel on the APC’s latest publication, Tribing and Untribing the Archive, featuring contributor Mbongiseni Buthelezi and co-editor Carolyn Hamilton in conversation with Cynthia Kros. The central issues of the publication and work by APC associates generated much discussion throughout the proceedings.