Miyanda Simabwachi

Miyanda resizeMiyanda Simabwachi is a doctoral student in the International studies Group, at the University of the Free State. She was awarded her MA in 2013 from the University of Zambia (UNZA) for her dissertation, ‘Resource Depository and Knowledge Creation: The Role of the National Archives of Zambia, 1935 -2006.’ She also holds a BA in History and Education from UNZA. Miyanda has taught Central and Southern African history at secondary and tertiary levels in Zambia. Her current PhD research project is concerned with investigating a key aspect of historical knowledge production, both in a colonial and post-colonial context, through a history of the Zambian archives. Her research interests encompass colonial and post-colonial archives construction and Zambian historiography.