Archie Mafeje Chair in Critical and Decolonial Humanities at the University of Cape Town

The School of African and Gender Studies, Anthropology and Linguistics has established an Archie Mafeje Chair in Critical and Decolonial Humanities. The Chair is established as a full-time position at the level of full professor. This is a new position and we are seeking to appoint the Chair from 1st July 2017 or soon thereafter.

The vision of the School is to create a dynamic, interconnected, research and teaching space capable of driving the complex project of decolonial epistemologies and research in African continental contexts, and beyond. The School of African and Gender Studies, Anthropology and Linguistics comprises four strong teaching and research sections. The School also comprises of eight research groupings including five research chairs. The intellectual foci of these research groupings include environmental humanities questions of language, archive, gender and sexuality, poverty and childhood, and land reform/democracy.

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