Time is at the heart of what we do as historians, and how we teach our students. Daily, we’re confronted with a wide array of past presents and expired futures. Conceptually, our teaching is also committed to a belief
Vineet Thakur University of Johannesburg For nearly two decades now, the discipline of International Relations has lives on a lament: that it is Eurocentric and we need to de-westernise it. Every year, proponents f non-western IR make their pilgrimage to
Arts and Humanities in Higher Education Current Issue The role of the Humanities in decolonising the academyPrinsloo, E. H. Letter to John Higgins Coetzee, J. Reflections on dead theory in International RelationsThakur, V. Hope as a political category Kentridge, W.
AHHE NEW SPECIAL ISSUE-THE HUMANITIES IN SOUTH AFRICA State of urgency: The Humanities in South Africa (AHHE 15.1) Njabulo Ndebele ‘To be or not to be, no longer at ease’. Novelist, former vice-chancellor of the University of Cape Town, and academic,
State of urgency: The Humanities in South Africa (AHHE 15.1) JM Coetzee ‘Letter to John’ JM Coetzee ‘Letter to John’ In J.M. Coetzee’s novel, Disgrace, the newly emerging managerial and disciplinary practices of the modern university were satirized in its presentation
State of urgency: The Humanities in South Africa (AHHE 15.1) As the academic year comes to its formal end in South Africa, there are few campuses where there is any end in sight. Wave after wave of student protests — including
State of urgency: The Humanities in South Africa (AHHE 15.1) Editorial by John Higgins University of Cape Town, South Africa and Peter Vale University of Johannesburg, South Africa The statue at the University of Cape Town
Earlier this year I was asked to write an article on film and media in South African higher education institutions. At the time, the #RhodesMustFall (#RMF) movement was at its peak at the University of Cape Town (where I
‘Have we reached a Kuhnian moment in IR?’ (Peter Vale) For nearly two decades now, the discipline of International Relations has lived on a lament: that it is Eurocentric and we need to de-westernise it. Every year, proponents of non-western
RHS Public History Workshop, Thursday 29 October In association with the new RHS Public History Prize there will be a free Public History Workshop to be held on Thursday 29th October from 10am-5pm in the Wolfson suite at the Institute of Historical Research, Senate House, London.