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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. 
 
 

News

Prof Antoinette Lombard is guest speaker at the University of the Witwatersrand - 16/04/2014
From Department of Social Work & Criminology

Prof Antoinette Lombard, head of the Department of Social Work and Criminology, was the guest speaker at a Faculty of Humanities graduation ceremony of the University of the Witwatersrand on 2 April 2014.

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Exchange Studies in Konstanz - 15/04/2014
From Department of Modern European Languages

My exchange semester to the University of Konstanz, Germany has been by far one of the best experiences in my life.

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Postgraduate Students Crossing Boundaries in Tourism Research - 04/04/2014
From Department of Historical & Heritage Studies

The Department of Historical and Heritage Studies was once again invited to showcase their growing research capacity at the annual research colloquium of the National Department of Tourism (NDT). The UP Department was well represented by the team members of an ongoing research project on the harmonisation of tourist guide standards across the Southern African region.

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PhD student in the Centre for AAC featured in the SASLHA e-zine - 18/03/2014
From Centre for Augmentative & Alternative Communication

Ms Alida Naude, a PhD student in the Centre for AAC, is featured in the March 2014 edition of the South African Speech Language and Hearing Association's professional magazine.

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Eerste boek oor Afrikaanse taalkunde in 25 jaar - 13/03/2014
From Department of Afrikaans

Pas het daar by Van Schaik ʼn nuwe Afrikaanse taalkundeboek, KontemporÍre Afrikaanse Taalkunde, verskyn.

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