UP History graduates land prestigious doctoral scholarships
Posted on May 19, 2021
The Department of Historical and Heritage Studies would like to extend its congratulations to two recent Master’s students, Nicole Sithole and Reatile Moncho, who have secured scholarships to undertake their doctoral studies.
Brooks Marmon Receives Annual Research Award from the International History Review
Posted on May 17, 2021
Brooks Marmon, a post-doctoral fellow in the Department of Historical and Heritage Studies has been named the 2021 recipient of the International History Review’s Research Award.
UP academics win big at SA Academy for Science and the Arts Awards
Posted on May 06, 2021
Congratulations to the 10 UP academics and researchers who won big at the recently announced Suid-Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns (South African Academy for Science and the Arts) annual awards.
UP caps inaugural graduates of first Master’s in Tangible Heritage Conservation in sub-Saharan Africa
Posted on April 30, 2021
UP’s Tangible Heritage Conservation programme has capped its inaugural master’s students. The degree, launched in 2018, is the first of its kind in sub-Saharan Africa.
History Doctoral Graduate wins Protea Books prize for thesis in Afrikaans
Posted on April 23, 2021
Dr VR (Vicky) Heunis, a doctoral student from the Department of Historical and Heritage Studies has recently been awarded the Protea Books prize for a thesis in Afrikaans.
Distinguished Canadian Historian gives virtual lecture to UP History Honours Class
Posted on March 29, 2021
On March 25, the 2021 UP history honours class was joined by the distinguished historian, Professor Daniel Woolf, who is internationally renowned for his specialization in the field of historiography.
UP’s Prof Charles van Onselen awarded prestigious Academy of Science of South Africa Humanities Book Prize
Posted on March 15, 2021
Professor Charles van Onselen received the prize for his much-applauded book, "The Night Trains: Moving Mozambican Miners to and from South Africa, circa 1902-1955".
Top DHHS graduate lands scholarship and publishes monograph
Posted on February 22, 2021
Elize Soer, a graduate from the Department of Historical and Heritage Studies (DHHS), recently landed a scholarship to complete a multidisciplinary PhD at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies in Cologne, Germany.