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EUROSA Bursaries for two students of African-European Cultural Relations - 22/07/2014
From Department of Modern European Languages

Two UP students of the degree programme MA African-European Cultural Relations have been awarded a bursary to study in Europe.

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Photographs speak louder than words - 22/07/2014
From Department of Visual Arts

Rory du Plessis, Visual Cultural Studies lecturer in the University of Pretoria (UP)'s Department of Visual Arts, has just returned from a fellowship at the Max Planck Institute for History of Science (MPIWG) in Berlin. The awarded fellowship forms part of his interdisciplinary doctoral studies and was in the research cluster 'Encounters between Medicine, Literature, Philosophy and their Circulation in Public Debates'.

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University of Pretoria Camerata “Champions of the World” - 21/07/2014
From Faculty of Humanities

The University of Pretoria Camerata Choir participated in the World Choir Games, also known as the ‘Olympics for Choirs’, which was held in Riga, Latvia, from 9 to 14 July. Camerata excelled and returned with two gold medals.

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Invitation to an upcoming research seminar at the Department of Visual Arts - 21/07/2014
From Department of Visual Arts

The Department of Visual Arts invites you to attend a research seminar by Theo Sonnekus titled: Ironies, Others and Afrikaners: An exploration of selected postapartheid print advertisements from DEKAT and Insig (1994-2009).

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UP Fine Arts graduate, Liberty Battson, is the overall winner of Absa L’Atelier 2014. - 21/07/2014
From Department of Visual Arts

The awards evening took place on the 16th of July at the Absa Gallery in Johannesburg where Liberty Battson was announced as the overall winner for 2014.

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Argentine Cultural Week 22-26 Jul

An invitation to the Argentina Cultural Week 22 to 26 July 2014 in Pretoria, Soweto and Johannesburg.

Click here for the electronic flyer of the Argentine Cultural Week

Click here for the booklet of the Argentine Cultural Week