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Faculty of Humanities

Welcome to the Faculty of Humanities

The Faculty of Humanities is one of the most comprehensive Humanities Faculties in the country with 18 different academic departments and two teaching units. The faculty is committed to sustaining critical intellectual enquiry and makes a significant contribution to the development of South Africa’s human resource capacity by delivering knowledgeable graduates on both undergraduate and postgraduate level with excellent qualifications in languages, basic and core social sciences and the arts. 


ANTI-RACISM NETWORK IN HIGHER EDUCATION (ARNHE) Colloquium on 10 April 2014 - 24/04/2014
From Faculty of Humanities

The Faculty of Humanities, University of Pretoria, hosted an Anti-racism Network in Higher Education (ARNHE) Colloquium at the Merensky Library on 10 April 2014.

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Public lecture: On Religiosity and Commercial Life: A Critique of Posthuman Cultural Economy - 24/04/2014
From Faculty of Humanities

Presented by Professor Chris Gregory, political and economic anthropologist with a joint appointment at the University of Manchester and the Australian National University.

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What Bonds the Nation? Ties of Affective Belonging in Today's South Africa - 24/04/2014
From Psychology

Presented by Dr Derek Hook, Department of Psychosocial Studies, Birkbeck College, London. Dr Hook is an Extraordinary Professor of Psychology and a visiting scholar with the Capital Cities Project Institutional Research Theme at the University of Pretoria.

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PsySSA Roadshow - 23/04/2014
From Psychology

This year marks the Psychological Society of South Africa (PsySSA)’s 20th anniversary and in the spirit of serving the discipline of Psychology, the society is currently undertaking a road show to strengthen their ties with academic departments at tertiary institutions throughout South Africa.

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Prof John Creswell visits the University of Pretoria - 23/04/2014
From Centre for Augmentative & Alternative Communication

Staff and students from the Centre for AAC attended an expert lecture by Prof John Creswell on the latest advances in Mixed methods hosted by the Faculty of Education.

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Spotlight on...

Meet the Director of the Capital Cities Project - 10/03/2014
Prof Alan Mabin has been appointed as Research Fellow at the University of Pretoria, leading the project 'Capital cities – space, justice and belonging’.

Click here for more information on the World Social Science Forum 2015, ICC, Durban, South Africa, 13 to 16 September 2015