PROF JOHN SHARP
BA (Hons) (University of Cape Town)
PhD (Cambridge University)
John is currently South Africa Director of the Human Economy Research Programme, Senior Research Fellow in the Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship, and Emeritus Professor of Social Anthropology at the University of Pretoria.
Some of John's recent publications include:
J. Sharp, T. Powers & V. Laterza. 2013. 'The Human Economy: first steps'. Anthropology Southern Africa, 36(3&4):99-101.
J. Sharp. 2013. 'Towards a Human Economy: reflections on a new project'. Anthropology Southern Africa, 36(3&4): 130-134.
J. Sharp, K. Hart & V. Laterza. 2014. 'South Africa in World Development: prospects for a Human Economy'. Anthropology Today, 30(6):13-17.
K. Hart & J. Sharp (eds.) 2015. People, Money and Power in the Economic Crisis: Perspectives from the Global South. Oxford & New York: Berghahn Books.
J. Sharp. 2015. 'Market, Race and Nation: History of the White Working Class in Pretoria' in K. Hart and J. Sharp (eds.). People, Money and Power in the Economic Crisis: Perspectives from the Global South. Oxford & New York: Berghahn Books (pp. 82-105).
J. Sharp & S. van Wyk, 2015. 'Beyond the Market: White Workers in Pretoria', in K. Hart (ed.). Economy for and against Democracy. Oxford & New York: Berghahn Books (pp. 120-136).
Sharp, J. and R. Vally. 2009. Unequal ‘cultures’? Racial integration at a South African university. Anthropology Today Vol. 25(3), pp. 3-6. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8322.2009.00665.x
Sharp, J. 2008, ‘Fortress SA’ : Xenophobic violence in South Africa,’ Anthropology Today Vol. 24(4), pp. 1-3.
Sharp, J. 2008, 'Mafeje and Langa: the start of an intellectual’s journey', Africa Development Vol. 33(4), pp. 153-167.
Sharp, J. 2006. Corporate social responsibility and development: An anthropological perspective. Development Southern Africa Vol 23(2), pp. 213-222. DOI: 10.1080/03768350600707892
Professor Keith Hart was co-director of the programme from 2011 to 2018, with responsibility for its international outreach. He retired from the programme in December 2018.