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Arts Lounge Africa, Grahamstown, South Africa, 30 June 2018 – 4 July 2018. ARTS LOUNGE AFRICA is a platform for live art, conversations with artists, and exhibitions that is activated during the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown, South Africa. It is organized and hosted by the Arts of Africa and Global Souths research team at Rhodes University.

Scholars discuss a Wits African Centre for Chinese Studies

On the 19th of April 2018, a group of scholars gathered at Wits University in Johannesburg to discuss a proposed African Center for Chinese Studies. The meeting was convened by Professor Philip Harrison, SARChI Chair in Spatial Analysis and City Planning, and Professor Dilip Menon, Director of the Centre for Indian Studies at Wits University.

Launch of new gallery and SARChI Arts Lounge

The new Arts of Africa and Global Souths Arts Lounge and RAW Spot Gallery opened on 13 June 2018 at Rhodes University.

Special Africa Day collaborative seminar

The Arts of Africa and Global Souths research programme warmly invites you to a special Africa Day collaborative seminar on Friday the 25th of May, presented by our two Residencies for Artists and Writers (RAW) Fellows, Prof Adepeju Layiwola and Dr Patrick Oloko.

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