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Monday, 15 July 2019
Honours in Curatorship First Week Workshop

The honours in curatorship students started off the year with a workshop titled "The Biography of an Object". The workshop was run by Nina Liebenberg and Lyndall Cain with guest speakers Bongani Kona and Andrew Juries. Given that this year's honours course focuses largely around object studies the class began by looking at an object close to them in some way.

Publication Date:
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 - 15:30
Collegian Talk: Narratives of Shame, Performances of Respectability: 'Colouredness' through slavery, apartheid and democracy
Nadia Kamies, writer and PhD candidate in History and Heritage studies, will be giving the CCA's first Collegian Talk of the year titled: Narratives of Shame, Performances of Respectability: 'Colouredness' through slavery, apartheid and democracy. The talk will take place in the Anatomy Lecture Theatre on Hiddingh campus at 1pm on Tuesday the 12th of February. All are welcome to attend.  
Publication Date:
Tue, 22 Jan 2019 - 12:30
Object Ecologies Website Launch

On Friday the 30th of November the Centre for Curating the Archive' launched their website Object Ecologies, in collaboration with Iziko Museums of South Africa.

Publication Date:
Mon, 03 Dec 2018 - 12:00
Reimagining Museums and Archives

The Centre for Curating the Archive hosted a symposium titled Reimagining Museums and Archives on Friday the 30th of November. The symposium was largely convened by the Honours in Curatorship class and consisted of two panel discussions: Reimagining As Destruction and Creation and Reimagining Where Archives Are Constituted. As well as these discussions a new website was also launched, in collaboration with Iziko Museums of South Africa, Object Ecologies. 

Publication Date:
Mon, 03 Dec 2018 - 11:30

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