College of Human Sciences

2018 Mentorship Programme ends on a high note

After weeks of hard work, dedication, attending classes and engaging in numerous discussions, the College of Human Sciences 2018 mentorship programme concluded at a formal graduation ceremony. Read more

Re-Membering Sobukwe 40 years on: A silenced voice of liberation

The voice of Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe, one of the greatest leaders of the Azanian liberation struggle, was recently summoned at a university gathering of Pan Afrikanists in honour of this authentic Afrikan leader. Read more

World not humanistic enough to listen to Afrikan voices

Professor Artwell Nhemachena from the University of Namibia delivered the recent Afrika Speaks lecture hosted by Unisa’s College of Human Sciences. Read more

College of Human Sciences leads decoloniality conversations

Unisa’s College of Human Sciences (CHS) hosted a groundbreaking conference that sought to find answers on what de-colonisation and re-Afrikanisation truly mean for South Africa and Africa? Read more

Celebrate Mother Africa says iconic storyteller Gcina Mhlophe

The College of Human Sciences treated it alumni from the Tshwane region and those joining live via the College’s Facebook page to outstanding and inspirational poetry performances by three of Africa’s daughters, Nkateko Masinga, Busisiwe Mahlangu, and the iconic Gcina Mhlophe. Read more

Queer life in the global South

The Institute for Gender Studies in the College of Human Sciences hosted a Lectures Conference themed “Queer life in the global South”. Read more

Is Inxeba movie is colonialism at its most advanced level

As part of its Research and Innovation week activities, the Department of Anthropology and Archaeology hosted a thought-provoking discussion on the controversial local film, Inxeba: The Wound. Read more

Telling our stories through art

The College of Human Sciences recently hosted its Research and Innovation Week flagship event, discussing the telling of African stories through art, as well as neoliberal happiness and feminism. The two panel discussion spoke directly to the agenda of the College which focuses its research agenda on Africanisation and decolonisation. Read more

Tell your own stories

On the 40th anniversary of Black Wednesday, the seventh Percy Qoboza Memorial Lecture, hosted by the National Press Club and Unisa’s Department of Communication Science, was delivered by his son, Vusi Qoboza. Read more