Research Development Workshops


7 – 9 April 2015

Hakim Adi: Overcoming Eurocentrism and disinformation: The struggle for the history and heritage of the African Diaspora in Britain

June Bam- Hutchison: Divergence and confluence: The ongoing presence of the precolonial in the present - towards a critical appraisal of contemporary Khoisan identities in the Western Cape and their link to campaigns for social justice 

Memory Biwa: Repossession of human bodies from Berlin to Windhoek

Jo-anne Bloch: From an angle: exploring a slantways approach

Mbongiseni Buthelezi: “Praises do not die out”: Remembering Zwide kaLanga as Father of the Ndwandwe

Erica de Greef: The ‘absent presence’ of colonial bodies in a South African dress/fashion collection: a case study at Iziko Museums

Garrey Dennie: Beneath the Stones of Memory: private stories public commemorations, and the many lives of Chatoyer

Jo-Anne Duggan: In and out of the archive, Jacqui Quin and Leon Mayer, Maseru, 20 December 1985, images and agency

Carolyn Hamilton: A Provocation to Discussion: Rethinking Pre-coloniality

Saarah Jappie: The multiple temporalities of the grave of Shaykh Yusuf in Indonesia

Gesine Kruger: On Colonial Photography. Acts of Circulation, Redefinition and Appropriation

George Mahashe: Subjectivity: subject–activity

Thokozani Mhlambi: Ukuxhentsa kwaMiriam, A Thought Paper

Michael Nixon: Anubandhams of tānavarṇams

Rehana Odendaal: Exploring identity formation in African universities

John Wright: Working with South Africa’s Pasts 1400-1880: issues and engagements

Research Interest Introductions and discussions: Lauren White, Kerusha Govender, Patrick Letsatsi and Sibusisiwe Nxongo