MA short film a first for the DHHS
Posted on November 23, 2020
The Department of Historical and Heritage Studies proudly hosted the screening of its first MA coursework short film on Wednesday, 18 November 2020.
UP’s Dr Macqueen points out impact of imaginative project of European colonialism on Polish society in seminar on Shaka Zulu
Posted on November 04, 2020
On 20 October 2020, Dr Ian Macqueen, a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Historical and Heritage Studies, presented the paper, ‘Shaka Zulu in the Polish People’s Republic: Interrogating Cultural Exchanges in the Late Cold War’.
Conversation on “Pandemic Practices in Heritage Management”
Posted on September 25, 2020
SAHRA and DHHS hosted its third annual collaborative Heritage Month seminar to reflect on adapted practices in the Heritage and Tourism sectors as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic and resultant lockdowns.
DHHS-affiliated Researchers on the Legacy of Slavery and Historical comparisons with COVID19 Lockdown
Posted on August 31, 2020
This month two opinion pieces were published by researchers affiliated to the Department of Historical and Heritage Studies.
UP academics participate in SUCSESS project aimed at reducing youth unemployment
Posted on June 25, 2020
In looking at ways to contribute towards solving the youth unemployment problem, the University of Pretoria’s (UP) Department of Historical and Heritage Studies in the Faculty of Humanities has partnered with five other universities, both local and international, in a comprehensive...
Prof Karen Harris encourages tourist guides to focus on local and cross-border market
Posted on March 23, 2020
Prof Karen Harris, Head of the Department of Historical and Heritage Studies (DHHS), was invited to speak at the 2020 International Tourist Guide Day Celebrations held at Constitution Hill in Johannesburg.
A-rated Historian delivers lecture to UP history students
Posted on March 10, 2020
Professor Charles van Onselen, a National Research Foundation (NRF) A-rated scholar, delivered a guest lecture on Friday 14 February 2020 to third year history students in the Department of Historical and Heritage Studies (DHHS).
My children, you are permitted in time of great danger to walk with the Devil until you have crossed the bridge
Posted on February 24, 2020
On the 19th February 2020, the Department of Historical and Heritage Studies hosted a seminar entitled “My children, you are permitted in time of great danger to walk with the Devil until you have crossed the bridge: President Truman, apartheid and the early Cold War" presented by Dr. Eddie...