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Sunday, 22 October 2017
Dr Mandisa Mbali joins the Department as Senior Lecturer

A very warm welcome to Dr Mandisa Mbali who joins the UCT Department of Historical Studies from Stellenbosch University, where she taught Social Anthropology.  

Publication Date:
Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 07:45
NWU History Department Academic Post

NWU is advertising a post for an academic in the History Department on the Vaal Triangle Campus.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 17:15
BBC News: Japan recalls Korean envoy over 'comfort women' statue

"Japan has temporarily withdrawn its ambassador to South Korea, amid an escalating row over a statue representing wartime sex slaves."

Publication Date:
Monday, January 9, 2017 - 13:45
Dr Duane Jethro Awarded Humboldt Fellowship

Dr Duane Jethro, a Historical Studies post-doctoral fellow based in the Archive and Public Culture Research Initiative, has been awarded a Georg Forster Research Fellowship by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 07:45