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.
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".
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.