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Research Fields and Staff
Associate Professor Mohamed Adhikari
Genocide in settler societies; Coloured identity and politics
in the 19th and 20th centuries.
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.
Professor Michael Godby
19th century colonial artists; contemporary South African
artists; documentary photography.
Associate Professor Shamil Jeppie
19th century Middle East and North Africa; District Six and
Cape Flats history.
Dr Amna Khalid
Medical history, Indian history, history of pilgrimages.
Professor Anne Mager
Twentieth century gendered history, gender and
development, liquor in South Africa in the twentieth
Ms Tavish McIntosh
Contemporary South African and African art;
Psychoanalytic, feminist and post-colonial art theory.
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.
Associate 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.
Ms Anna Tietze
History of art collecting and museum policy; 19th century
French art and society; the history of the print; history and
theory of art training institutions.
Associate Professor Lance van Sittert
Environmental history.
Dr Lauren van Vuuren
Film and history, the history and practice of documentary
filmmaking; Laurens van der Post and the 20th century
world; Ulrike Meinhof and West German terrorism.
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
Chirikure, S., Delius, P., Esterhuysen, A., Hay, M.,
Manyanga, M., Mulaudzi, M., Schoeman, A. and Smith,
J. 2011. Mapungubwe A Living Legacy. Johannesburg:
Mapungubwe Institute for Strategic Reflection (MISTRA).
30pp. ISBN 978-0-9869999-0-1.
Edited books
Mager, A.K., Nasson, W. and Ross, R. (eds) 2011. The
Cambridge History of South Africa, Volume 2, 1885-
1994. 724pp. USA: Cambridge University Press. ISBN
Penn, N.G. and Delmas, A. (eds) 2011. Written Culture
in a Colonial Context: Africa and the Americas 1500 –
1900. 364pp. Cape Town, South Africa: UCT Press. ISBN
Pissarra, M. (eds) 2011. Visual Century: South African Art
in Context. Vol. 3: 1973-92. South Africa: WITS University
Press. ISBN 978 1868 145 263.