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        428  Grants awarded for  $163,107,771
        GranteeProjectDate AmountLocationProgram
        Cape Higher Education ConsortiumDecolonizing the University12/14/15$86,000Wynberg, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
        University of the Western CapePolitical Theory and Political Philosophy09/15/16$543,000Bellville, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
        University of the Western CapeKinetic Objects & Puppetry Arts Lab/Chair in Aesthetic Theory & Material Practice09/15/16$1,143,000Bellville, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
        University of PretoriaUnderstanding Inequalities09/15/16$965,000Pretoria, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
        Stellenbosch UniversityIndexing Transformation09/15/16$693,000Matieland, Stellenbosch, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
        University of the WitwatersrandWits School of Arts09/15/16$690,000Johannesburg, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
        University of the WitwatersrandHistory Workshop09/15/16$858,000Johannesburg, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
        University of Cape TownArchie Mafeje Chair in Critical and Decolonial Humanities09/15/16$611,000Cape Town, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
        Rhodes UniversityUrban Connections in African Popular Imaginaries09/15/16$461,000Grahamstown, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
        University of Cape TownReimaging Humanities Education09/15/16$572,000Cape Town, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
        University of Cape TownEnvironmental Humanities South12/08/16$619,700Cape Town, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
        Rhodes UniversityPublishing and Research of the South: Positioning Africa (PROSPA)12/08/16$520,700Grahamstown, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
        University of PretoriaUnsettling Paradigms: Decolonial Turn in the Humanities Curriculum12/08/16$1,993,700Pretoria, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
        University of the WitwatersrandARUA: Mobility and Sociality in Africa's Emerging Urban12/08/16$844,700Johannesburg, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
        University of the WitwatersrandGoverning Intimacies: Sexualities, Gender, and the State in the Postcolonial World12/08/16$754,700Johannesburg, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
        Council for the Development of Social Science Research in AfricaRepositioning of the Humanities and Social Sciences12/08/16$730,500Dakar, SenegalInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
        University of the Free StateThe New Student Movement in South Africa - From #RhodesMustFall to #FeesMustFall12/19/16$150,000Bloemfontein, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
        American University in CairoPublic Humanities - HUSSLab06/01/17$991,000New Cairo, EgyptInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
        University of the WitwatersrandNEST: Narrative Enquiry for Social Transformation09/11/17$694,000Johannesburg, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
        University of the WitwatersrandCritical Violence Studies09/11/17$698,000Johannesburg, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
        University of PretoriaThe Public Intellectual09/11/17$778,000Pretoria, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
        Rhodes UniversityMedia and Social Belongings09/11/17$481,000Grahamstown, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
        University of the Western CapeUnderstanding SA's Constitutional Revolution09/11/17$658,000Bellville, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
        University of the Western CapeIntersectional Critical Humanities - Gender & Sexual Justice09/11/17$398,000Bellville, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
        University of PretoriaObscuring the Divide: Residencies, Art, and Imagination09/11/17$333,000Pretoria, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects