The University of Johannesburg’s Institute for Pan-African Thought and Conversation (IPATC) in partnership with the UJ Department of Sociology and Township Studies Research Network (TSRN), invite scholars, artists, writers, researchers and policy-makers to the ‘Township Studies’ Hybrid Conference.


KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: Prof Grace Khunou, Prof Geri Augusto, Dr Tshepo Moloi and Dr Sipho Sithole.

SPECIAL PLENARY PANEL : Discursive Provocations and Creative Performatives Dr Thembinkosi Goniwe and presenters in conversation with Prof Pitika Ntuli, Herbie Tsoaeli, Thandi Ntuli, Tumi Mogorosi and Sisonke Xonti.

DATE : 10 & 11 November 2022

TIME : 9am – 5pm (Cocktail Dinner on 10 November 2022 (5.30pm for 6 – 9pm))

VENUE :Arts Centre, Auckland Park Kingsway Campus (APK), University of Johannesburg

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION: We request online attendees to please register by the 8 November 2022 prior to conference on




November 10, 2022 November 11, 2022

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