Disclaimer: The ideas presented in each post reflect the opinions of the writer alone, not those of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, nor of the European Research Council.

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August 11, 2019

It is difficult to condense my understanding of the contribution of the ERC project, “Apartheid— the Global Itinerary: South African Cultural Formations in Transnational Circulation,” both to my personal development as a researcher, and I hope to the field of South Afr...

July 26, 2019

Project members Dr. Karin Berkman, Dr. Tal Sela, Dr. Tal Zalmanovich, Yair Hashachar and Daniel Salem presented their work at the Annual Conference for Young Researchers in African Studies that took place at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and at the Ben-Gurion Univ...

April 30, 2019

In 2010, Samuel Moyn’s The Last Utopia argued for a very short history of human rights. Against the grain of celebratory accounts of the rise of human rights, Moyn dated their birth to the 1970s. To support his claim of extreme discontinuity, Moyn demonstrated why earl...

April 7, 2019

***This blog was originally posted on the University of Dayton Human Rights Center’s blog***

Last week, I attended a conference on “Celebrity and Protest in Africa and in the Anti-Apartheid Struggle” at the University of Copenhagen. The conference was an opportunity to...

August 31, 2018

In 1929, at the tenth annual exhibition of the South African Academy held in Johannesburg, eight works by Moses Tladi (1903-1959) were displayed. Two years later, in 1931, two of his landscape paintings were included in the exhibition that formally opened the South Afr...

August 14, 2018

The third podcast featured on this blog is a recording of Noa Ben-Sadia's presentation (given in Hebrew), titled "Shir Cushi”: African-American Spirituals "Making Alyia" to Israel during the 1950's'. The presentation was given on June 25th, 2018, at the "Minheret HaZma...

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