Dr Glen Ncube


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PhD (History), University of Cape Town

Short Biography:

Dr Ncube joined the Department of Historical and Heritage Studies in April 2015 as lecturer. He has held positions as postdoctoral fellow at the University of South Africa and the University of Cape Town. 

Research Areas:

Medical humanities with a special focus on medicine in colonial Zimbabwe.

Recent Publications:

'The Problem of the Health of the Native: Colonial Rule and the Rural African Healthcare Question in Zimbabwe, 1890s-1930,' South African Historical Journal, 64, 4 (2012), 807-826.

'Black Medical Education and Struggles against Apartheid in South Africa: A Review of A School of Struggle:  Durban’s Medical School and the education of Black Doctors in South Africa by Vanessa Noble', Historia, 49,  2 (2014), 424-427.

'Review of Bulawayo Burning: A Social History of a Southern African City 1893-1960 by Terrence Ranger', Kronos, Journal of Southern African Histories, 37 (2011/2012), 137.

'Medicine Wedded to African Humanism', Mail and Guardian, 8 October 2014. Link.


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