HUMA, the Institute for Humanities in Africa, is a hub of innovative research that opens up new areas of interdisciplinary inquiry. HUMA takes a broad view of the humanities, encompassing other scientific endeavours that place the humanities at the core of their work. More
Highlights of Saikat Majumdar: 'Autodidactic nation. Education and literary subjectivity in 20th century South Africa'
What we do at HUMA
HUMA – the Institute for Humanities in Africa located at the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Cape Town (UCT) – intends to create a space of dynamic interdisciplinary community for scholars and students in the humanities at large.
HUMA has an Afropolitan outlook with a Pan-African approach. Our key activities are:
- Research and training
- Knowledge activism and dissemination
- Public and policy engagement
HUMA is a hub of innovative research that opens up new areas of interdisciplinary inquiry and establishes strong connections between scholars in the institute, within the university, South Africa and with comparable institutes across the world.