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Faculty of Humanities
Professor Vivian Bickford-Smith
Urban history, Cape Town history, film and history; race and
ethnic identity in South Africa.
Dr Sean Field
Popular memory, oral history, visual history and the archival
location and dissemination of stories.
Associate Professor Shamil Jeppie
19th century Middle East and North Africa; District Six and
Cape Flats history.
Bodhisattva Kar
Cultural and intellectual histories (particularly histories of
body and senses, objects and materiality, practices and
customs, sentiments and emotions, and texts and concepts);
transnational and comparative histories of colonialism
Professor Anne Mager
Twentieth century gendered history, gender and
development, liquor in South Africa in the twentieth century.
Associate Professor Richard Mendelsohn
South African Jewish history; Film and history; Jewry in the
South African War.
Dr Ashley Millar
Early modern European views of and encounters with
China; Enlightenment intellectual history
Dr Maanda Mulaudzi
Rural South African history focusing on land dispossession,
agrarian change, identity and chieftainship with particular
emphasis on Venda in the Northern Province.
Professor Nigel Penn
The Cape north-western frontier in the 18th century;
Khoisan history; Dutch colonial history; comparative Cape
and Australian frontier history.
Professor Howard Phillips
Medicine, health and disease in South Africa; history of
higher education in South Africa.
Professor Milton Shain
Comparative studies in South African and American Jewry;
antisemitism; history of South African Jewry.
Associate Professor Lance van Sittert
Environmental history.
Professor Nigel Worden
Slavery and post-emancipation labour in the Western
Cape; 18th century Cape Town; comparative social and
cultural history of the Cape and Australia, c.1750-1850.
Contact Details
Postal address: Department of Historical Studies, University
of Cape Town, Private Bag X3, Rondebosch, 7701
Telephone: +27 21 650 2742
Fax: +27 21 689 7581
Research output
Authored books
Adhikari, M. 2012. Against the Current. Cape Town: Juta
and Company Ltd. 54pp. ISBN 9781919895857.
Field, S.P. 2012. Oral History, Community and Displacement.
New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 221pp. ISBN 978-0-230-
Phillips, H. 2012. Plague, poxandpandemics. Johannesburg:
Jacana Media (Pty) Ltd. 165pp. ISBN 978-1-4314-0385-1.
Edited books
Saunders, C.C., Dzinesa, G.A. and Nagar, D. (eds) 2012.
Region-Building in Southern Africa: Progress, Problems
and Prospects. 350pp. London: Zed books. ISBN 978 1
7803 2178 3.
Worden, N.A. (eds) 2012. Cape Town between East and West:
Social Identities in a Dutch Colonial Town. 252pp. South
Africa: Jacana Media (Pty) Ltd. ISBN 978-1-4314-0292-2.
Chapters in books
Baartman, T. 2012. Protest and Dutch burgher identity. In N.
Worden (ed.), Cape Town between East and West: Social
Identities in a Dutch Colonial Town, pp. 65-83. South Africa:
Jacana Media (Pty) Ltd. ISBN 978-1-4314-0292-2.
Dzinesa, G.A., Nagar, D. and Saunders, C.C. 2012.
Introduction: region-building in southern Africa: progress,
problems and prospects. In C. Saunders, G. Dzinesa and D.
Nagar (eds), Region-Building in Southern Africa: Progress,
Problems and Prospects, pp. 1-21. London: Zed books.
ISBN 978 1 7803 2178 3.
Field, S.P. 2012. “Others killed in my eyes”: Rwandan refugee
testimonies from Cape Town. In L. Shopes and B.M. Stave
(eds), Oral History, Community and Displacement, pp. 133-
145. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 978-0-230-10890-5.
Field, S.P. 2012. “There your memory runs like a camera
back”: moving places and audiovisual oral histories from