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Feminist Africa - Extractivism, Resistance, Alternatives
Feminist Africa - Extractivism, Resistance, Alternatives
Wed, 05 May 2021 - 11:30

Feminist Africa, Volume 2, Issue 1 (2021): Extractivism, Resistance, Alternatives is the latest edition of journal. Edited by Charmaine Pereira and Dzodzi Tsikata, this issue marks the successful transition of the journal from its birthplace, the African Gender Institute at the University of Cape Town, South Africa, across the continent to the Institute of African Studies at the University of Ghana, Accra.

Ruvimbo Tenga
Ruvimbo Tenga - "Theatre as a tool is a healing space"
Sun, 22 Mar 2020 - 14:15

On Monday, 22 March 2020, Ruvimbo Tenga, activist, freelance consultant and member of the Sex Worker Theatre Group and Steering Committee Member under the Global GRACE Project; spoke of her experiences as a migrant sex worker and activist in South Africa at the online symposium

Nomusa Makhubu - the new Chair of the AGI Advisory Board
Nomusa Makhubu - the new Chair of the AGI Advisory Board
Thu, 04 Mar 2021 - 14:45

Nomusa Makhubu is Associate Professor in Art History and Visual Culture at the University of Cape Town. She is the new Chair of the AGI’s Advisory Board.

Prof Rozena Maart wins lifetime achievement award
UKZN academic Prof Rozena Maart wins lifetime achievement award
Wed, 24 Feb 2021 - 16:30

Professor Rozena Maart, an academic from the School of Social Sciences in the College of Humanities at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Professor Rozena Maart has won the 2021 Nicolás Cristóbal Guillén Batista Lifetime Achievement Award, for her contribution to literature and philosophy, awarded by the internationally renowned Caribbean Philosophical Association (CPA).

The stronger we become: ‘creating an immersive, contemplative space’
Fri, 19 Feb 2021 - 15:15

Four University of Cape Town (UCT) academics were awarded two UCT Creative Works Awards for 2020: Nkule Mabaso and Associate Professor Nomusa Makhubu for their exhibition The stronger we become. Associate Professor Nadia Davids and Professor Jay Pather were honoured for their production What Remains.

Roundtable on Afro-Brazilian and African Feminisms
Roundtable on Afro-Brazilian and African Feminisms: Presentations by Dr Thula Pires and Thuila Ferreira
Thu, 20 Feb 2020 - 10:15

On 20 February 2020, AGI hosted an informal round table which brought together Afro-Brazilian scholars to engage in a conversation around discourses in Brazil on Afro-Brazilian feminisms. Dr Thula Pires and Thuila Ferreira presented on activism and work situated within Afro-Brazilian feminisms.

Legal Pluralism in SA
Webinar: Legal Pluralism in South Africa: Family Law, Muslim Women and Shari’ah.
Fri, 04 Sep 2020 - 10:00

On Friday 4th September, The Muslim Personal Law Networks held a webinar on Legal Pluralism in South Africa: Family Law, Muslim Women and Shari’ah. The keynote address was presented by Professor Wesahl Domingo.

Webinar: Meditations on Writing the Black, Africana, Muslim Self and Subjectivities
Fri, 20 Nov 2020 - 10:00

On Friday 20 November 2020, Dr. Ṭāhir Fuzile Sitoto, Gaboitsiwe Kgomongwe & Dr. Fatima Seedat discussed Meditations on Writing the Black, Africana, Muslim Self and Subjectivities

COVID WAARHEID / COVID’S TRUTH
A play reading of COVID WAARHEID / COVID’S TRUTH.
Thu, 10 Sep 2020 - 09:45

A play written, and performed, by the SW Theatre SA at the Theatre Arts in Observatory from 10&11th September 2020 at 7pm, 12 September 2020 both at 3pm and 7pm.

Virtual Book Launch Gender, Protest and Political Change in Africa
Virtual Book Launch Gender, Protest and Political Change in Africa
Fri, 14 Aug 2020 - 10:00

On 14 August 2020, AGI held the virtual Launch of Gender, Protest and Political Change in Africa. The book brings together conceptual debates based on case studies on the nature of state-building, youth, and gender in Africa.

Opportunity: Part-time Research Assistant - CI, UCT
Part-time research assistant based at the Children's Institute, University of Cape Town
Tue, 16 Feb 2021 - 16:30

The Children’s Institute (CI) at the University of Cape Town (UCT) invites applications from postgraduate students to provide research assistance with a literature review in relation to services for survivors of gender-based violence (GBV) and child abuse.

Call for Abstracts: ICGSA Conference 2021 - Makerere University
Wed, 10 Feb 2021 - 14:15

Conference Call for Abstracts: International Conference on Gender Studies in Africa 2021 hosted by Makerere University.

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