Head of the Department

Dr P Esterhuyse

  • Social issues regarding water and ecological matters
  • Visual and material culture

Senior Professor

Prof RJ Gordon

  • Anthropology of development problems, the role of law (and the “state”), qualitative methodology, history of social science, colonialism, visual anthropology, (Southern) Africa
  • Environmental Anthropology

Senior Lecturer

Dr CA Williams

  • Exiles, liberation movements and transnationalism
  • Cultural identity


Ms S du Plooy

  • Pilgrimage
  • Rites of passage
  • Culture and health


Mr MJ Serekoane

  • Culture and health
  • Scholarship of teaching and learning
  • Community development


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Marizanne Cloete: +27 51 401 2592

Katlego Mabulana: +27 51 401 2495
Juanita Hlongwane: +27 51 401 3269

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