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“July Unrest” – a year after the eruption


The violence that erupted in South Africa between 8 and 17 July 2021 is likely to be remembered as a watershed moment in South African democracy.   More than 350 people lost their lives in stampedes, clashes with police and attacks by military and vigilante groups in response to mass…

 

“July Unrest” – a year after the eruption


The violence that erupted in South Africa between 8 and 17 July 2021 is likely to be remembered as a watershed moment in South African democracy.   More than 350 people lost their lives in stampedes, clashes with police and attacks by military and vigilante groups in response to mass…

Walter Rodney: anti-imperialist politics today


Celebrating 50 years of ‘How Europe Underdeveloped Africa” Tshisimani Centre for Activist Education in collaboration with the Walter Rodney People’s Revolutionary Library will host a series of events in Cape Town to mark 50 years since the publication of Walter Rodney’s How Europe U…

 
 

Walter Rodney: anti-imperialist politics today


Celebrating 50 years of ‘How Europe Underdeveloped Africa” Tshisimani Centre for Activist Education in collaboration with the Walter Rodney People’s Revolutionary Library will host a series of events in Cape Town to mark 50 years since the publication of Walter Rodney’s How Europe U…

 

Operation Dudula: What now?


The politics of hatred are again on a rise in South Africa. The launch of Operation Dudula on the 16 June last year has brough back violent attacks on migrants, led to displacements of residents and looting of migrant owned shops. While our democratic dispensation is not new to xenophobic…

 

Operation Dudula: What now?


The politics of hatred are again on a rise in South Africa. The launch of Operation Dudula on the 16 June last year has brough back violent attacks on migrants, led to displacements of residents and looting of migrant owned shops. While our democratic dispensation is not new to xenophobic…

The Russia-Ukraine war and the implications for ordinary South Africans


Our news is dominated by a war in Europe; a war that may seem far away but will have significant economic and political consequences for South Africans.  In this interactive teach-in, we will explore the roots of the conflict as a background to understanding how we can critically engage with…

 
 

The Russia-Ukraine war and the implications for ordinary South Africans


Our news is dominated by a war in Europe; a war that may seem far away but will have significant economic and political consequences for South Africans.  In this interactive teach-in, we will explore the roots of the conflict as a background to understanding how we can critically engage with…

 

Call for Applications: What is Democracy?


A course for community-based paralegals and fieldworkers exploring South Africa today. Apply to join us in locating the historical roots of the day-to-day issues that advice offices contend with and contextualise them within broader contestations, resistance and imaginations about…

 

Call for Applications: What is Democracy?


A course for community-based paralegals and fieldworkers exploring South Africa today. Apply to join us in locating the historical roots of the day-to-day issues that advice offices contend with and contextualise them within broader contestations, resistance and imaginations about…

Democracy on the brink?


As calls to defend South Africa’s democracy collide with those who argue that democracy has only strengthened the grip of the elite and powerful on our society, Tshisimani invites you to a discussion to ponder on possibilities for the f…

 
 

Democracy on the brink?


As calls to defend South Africa’s democracy collide with those who argue that democracy has only strengthened the grip of the elite and powerful on our society, Tshisimani invites you to a discussion to ponder on possibilities for the f…

 

Film Screening: President


This year, Tshisimani is partnering with Encounters Documentary Film Festival to bring the latest and best films that speak to activist concerns. Our first film of the year on Thursday 24 February is the award-winning President. This gripping documentary chronicles the 2018 Zimbabwe…

 

Film Screening: President


This year, Tshisimani is partnering with Encounters Documentary Film Festival to bring the latest and best films that speak to activist concerns. Our first film of the year on Thursday 24 February is the award-winning President. This gripping documentary chronicles the 2018 Zimbabwe…

State Capture – What Now?


The two volumes of the Zondo Commission report tell a harrowing story of how public institutions were weakened, captured and dismantled through a web of corruption and fraud that encircled the awarding of state contacts and tenders. It shows how this destruction took place for years, with…

 
 

State Capture – What Now?


The two volumes of the Zondo Commission report tell a harrowing story of how public institutions were weakened, captured and dismantled through a web of corruption and fraud that encircled the awarding of state contacts and tenders. It shows how this destruction took place for years, with…

 

African Solidarity: Film and Food Festival


As current struggles on the continent continue to make headlines – highlighting the plight of millions of people in Africa today – moments to break bread, exchange information and share stories open real opportunities for tangible solidarity. Tshisimani invites you to a celebration of the stories, s…

 

African Solidarity: Film and Food Festival


As current struggles on the continent continue to make headlines – highlighting the plight of millions of people in Africa today – moments to break bread, exchange information and share stories open real opportunities for tangible solidarity. Tshisimani invites you to a celebration of the stories, s…

Still Dreaming: small acts/BIG STORIES – Tshisimani Youth Arts Festival 2021


From Khayelitsha to across the Cape Flats, young people explore through different performances the issues they really care about: education, gender, the power of words, and the possibilities for alternative stories of…

 
 

Still Dreaming: small acts/BIG STORIES – Tshisimani Youth Arts Festival 2021


From Khayelitsha to across the Cape Flats, young people explore through different performances the issues they really care about: education, gender, the power of words, and the possibilities for alternative stories of…