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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.

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).

Young Women’s Leadership Project’s 10 Year Anniversary Celebrations
Thu, 25 Feb 2021 - 13:30

From 16-20 November 2020, the AGI hosted the Young Women’s Leadership Project’s 10 Year Anniversary Celebrations.

2020 Queer Feminist Film Festival
Thu, 18 Mar 2021 - 14:30

From 25-29 November 2020, the Queer Feminist Film Festival held its third annual festival. In 2020, QFFF acknowledged how COVID 19 further exacerbates the systemic violence and erasure experienced by LGBTQI+ persons and other marginalised groups of peoples.

The stronger we become: ‘creating an immersive, contemplative space’
Wed, 24 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.

Feminist Africa's New Home
Fri, 19 Mar 2021 - 13:00

Feminist Africa is a former publication of the Africa Gender Institute. It is currently is a publication of the Institute of African Studies and the University of Ghana.

Roundtable on Afro-Brazilian and African Feminisms: Presentations by Dr Thula Pires and Thuila Ferreira
Fri, 19 Mar 2021 - 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.

Webinar: Legal Pluralism in South Africa: Family Law, Muslim Women and Shari’ah.
Fri, 19 Mar 2021 - 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, 19 Mar 2021 - 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

A play reading of COVID WAARHEID / COVID’S TRUTH.
Fri, 19 Mar 2021 - 09:45

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

Virtual Book Launch Gender, Protest and Political Change in Africa
Thu, 18 Mar 2021 - 10:00

On 14 August, 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.

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.

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