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, […]

Literary Tourism as a Digital Humanities project

For the second year running I’ve taught in the Literary Tourism in KZN course at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. My focus is on the digital resources the project has developed over the past ten years. These include a number of online, literary documentaries, audio interviews, a database of over 100 KwaZulu-Natal writers and a interactive, […]


We’ve had another interesting year where we’ve cemented our work on digital heritage as well as explored the areas of e-citizenship and the possibility that digital media holds for the environmental movement.  In no particular order, here are a few things we have done that we’re proud of … Projects We’ve worked on the Goethe […]

Ulwazi Programme Schools’ Project Report

Through funding assistance from the Goethe Institut, we have helped to rolll out the Ulwazi Programme to township and rural schools in a bid to create opportunities to enhance ICT skills among the youth and generate interest in their own history and culture. The School’s project will be run at four township and rural schools […]