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SASSA Conference


In 2018, the department will be hosting the workshop of the ‘Working Group on African Masculinities’ funded by the National Institute for Humanities and Social Sciences (NHISS) and organized by Prof Sakhumzi Mfecane and Dr Mpumi Zungu, Research Director from Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC).


Dr. Jung Ran Forte and Prof. Sakhumzi Mfecane have been recently awarded with the 2019 African Critical Inquiry Workshop Award for the project “African Ethnographies”. Founded in 2012, the African Critical Inquiry Programme (ACIP) is a partnership between the Centre for Humanities Research at University of the Western Cape and the Laney Graduate School of Emory University in Atlanta, supported by donations to the Ivan Karp and Corinne Kratz Fund (http://www.gs.emory.edu/about/special/acip.html and https://www.facebook.com/ivan.karp.corinne.kratz.fund).