Research / Theory

Six theses on African psychology for the world

Six theses on African psychology for the world is an editorial published in the journal PINS (Psychology in Society). Among other procative questions it asks is, could the anglophile Jan Christiaan Smuts (pictured), be regarded as the first father of African psychology? While a student at Oxford University, Smuts is said to have completed a … Continue reading

Colloquium / Health / Research / Teaching

Centring Africa in Health and Social Sciences Research and Teaching: Colloquium

How is Africa situated in health and social science research and teaching? In light of student demands for the decolonisation of knowledge as well as the positive sentiment about colonialism from the premier of the Western Cape, the aim of this colloquium is to bring together researchers, teachers, practitioners, and students to dialogue on challenges … Continue reading

Research / Theory

What is African psychology the psychology of?

Below is the abstract of an article by Augustine Nwoye published in the journal Theory & Psychology. I think the article was first presented at the 1st International Conference on African Psychology held in 2014 at the University of Limpopo.┬áIt was also his professorial inaugural lecture at the University of KwaZulu Natal (UKZN), South Africa, … Continue reading