Guest Lecturers

Aniko Bezur's picture

Aniko Bezur

Wallace S. Wilson Director of the Technical Studies Laboratory, Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage, Yale University

Nancy Child

Archaeological & Ethnographic materials Conservator, private practice

Emma Fraser

Book and Archive Conservator, The Book and Paper Studio, Dundee, Scotland

After completing librarianship studies (Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 1990) Mary Minicka studied book and document conservation (Guildford College of Technology, England, 1991 – 1993).  From 1994 she worked as a bench conservator for books and documents (Parliament of South Africa, Cape Town) before joining the Western Cape Archives and Records Service as Head of Preservation Section in 2007. She has participated in internships including at the Deutsche Historische Museum, (Berlin, Germany 1992), and Library of Congress (Washington DC, United States of America 2001); and, as a volunteer on the Montefiascone Project to rehabilitate the Library of the Barbarigo Seminary, Montefiascone, Italy (1993). She is currently completing studies in Honours (Anthropology) via the University of South Africa.  She has been a member of the South African conservator team for the Timbuktu Rare Manuscripts Project since 2002.

Sandra Markgraaf

Art Conservator, UP Museums

Mary Minicka

Head of preservation, Western Cape Archives and Records Service 

Alexio Motsi

Head of Preservation, National Archives and Records Services, Pretoria

Daniel Knoetze

Freelance language editor and professional

Avi Sooful

Senior lecturer, Department of Visual Arts, University of Pretoria

Karen Harris

Professor, Head of Department and Director of the University of Pretoria Archives, University of Pretoria

Wiebke Grote

X-Ray Diffraction Analyst, Department of Geology, University of Pretoria

Patricia Forbes

Full Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Pretoria

Dana Moffett

Senior Conservator, Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art, USA

Anupam Sah

Head of Art Conservation, Research and Training at CSMVS Museum, Mumbai

Gerard de Kamper

Museum Collections Curator, University of Pretoria

Neil Stuart Harris

Retired preventative and remedial conservator, Richmond, South Africa

Tim Forssman

Senior lecturer, Department of Anthropology and Archaeology, University of Pretoria

Jaco Boshoff

Curator Scientist at Iziko Museums of South Africa, oversees the Maritime Archaeology and Historical Archaeology collections, Cape Town

Harriet Beaubien

Head of Conservation/Senior Objects Conservator, Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute, Maryland

Dr Xander Antonites

Senior lecturer at the Department of Anthropology and Archaeology, University of Pretoria

Jean Dommermuth

Institute lecturer for the Conservation Center, New York University

Ekkehard Hans

Art restorer and conservator in private practice, South Africa

- Author Salome le Roux

Copyright © University of Pretoria 2023. All rights reserved.

COVID-19 Corona Virus South African Resource Portal

To contact the University during the COVID-19 lockdown, please send an email to [email protected]

FAQ's Email Us Virtual Campus Share Cookie Preferences