South African History Online Internship Programme

Through its Internship Programme, South African History Online aims to recruit some Masters and PhD students who can assist with research, specifically with regard to: The history of documentary photography in South Africa. An exhibition and book on banishments during the struggle against apartheid. An exhibition that contributes to SAHO’s Lives of Courage feature. As […]

Goethe-Institut invites experts to SCECSAL conference

Niall McNulty has been invited to present a workshop on ‘Libraries as Community Memory’ in Nairobi, Kenya. This forms part of the SCECSAL Conference taking place next week. The 20th conference of SCECSAL, the umbrella organisation for library associations in East, Central and Southern Africa, takes place between 4 and 8 June 2012 in Nairobi, […]


Now we need a similar project for the Social Sciences/Humanities! The South African Biodiversity Information Facility (SABIF) is the South African Node of the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) established by the Department of Science and Technology (DST) in collaboration with the National Research Foundation, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research as well as members […]

HSRC Seminar, 13 March 2012, AFRICA, CRADLE OF WRITING, Presented by Jacques Habib Sy

AFRICA, CRADLE OF WRITING¬†AND ITS IMPERILED MANUSCRIPT TREASURES Presented by Jacques Habib Sy, Ph.D, Coordinator Africa Codicology Institute Venues in Pretoria, Durban and Cape Town (Videoconferencing facilities: see below) Date: Tuesday 13 March 2012 Time: 12:15 for 12:30 to 14:00 African scholars across various branches of knowledge have undertaken to challenge the myth that Africa […]