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A historical and conceptual analysis of the African Programme in Museum and Heritage Studies (APMHS)
(University of the Western Cape, 2011)
In 1998 the University of the Western Cape together with the University of Cape Town, and the Robben Island Museum introduced a Post-graduate Diploma in Museum and Heritage Studies. This programme was innovative in that ...
Social history, public history and the politics of memory in re-making 'Ndabeni'' pasts
(University of the Western Cape, 2010)
The making of Ruacana as place and its construction as future heritage
(University of the Western Cape, 2014)
Ruacana is a town in northern Namibia, located on the border with Angola on the Kunene River. It is about 150 kilometres north of Oshakati. The town was established in the early 1970s by the South West Africa Water and ...
Conserving spaces of memory and heritage: the complexities, challenges and politics of the stone wall project on bluestone quarry at Robben Island
(University of the Western Cape, 2016)
This thesis is a critical study of a conservation project on restoration of a Stone Wall at Bluestone Quarry on Robben Island, a world heritage site. The Stone Wall was built by the ex-political prisoners, in the early ...
Culture, History and Politics in Malawi: The Production of National Heritage, 1964-2009
(University of the Western Cape, 2019)
This thesis is essentially about how Malawi’s national heritage was constituted, in particular how heritage emerged and how it has changed over time. It largely looks at the period from 1964 to 2009. This is significant ...
A history and critical analysis of Namibia’s archaeologies
(University of the Western Cape, 2020)
This study critically examines the political, social and institutional settings in which archaeology was introduced in Namibia. I re-examine the idea of archaeology as a scientific and objective discipline that could be ...