Dr Prinisha Badassy is a lecturer in the History Department, University of the Witwatersrand. She holds a PhD in History from the University of KwaZulu-Natal, having completed her thesis on the crime of infanticide in the Natal between the years 1880 and 1935. She has published on the history of Indian interpreters within the British Empire as well as, on the complicated, sometimes lethal, relationship between masters and servants in colonial Natal. She currently lectures in History at the University of the Witwatersrand.

Email: prinisha.badassy@wits.ac.za

Web: http://www.wits.ac.za/staff/prinisha.badassy.htm

Prof. Thula Simpson is Associate Professor in the Department of Historical and Heritage Studies, University of Pretoria. He completed his Ph.D at the University of London in 2007. He is the author of Umkhonto We Sizwe: The ANC's Armed Struggle (2015) and History of South Africa: From 1902 to the Present (2021).  

Email: thula.simpson@up.ac.za

Prof. Sandra Swart is professor and head of department in the History Department, Stellenbosch University. She received her DPhil in Modern History from Oxford University in 2001, while simultaneously obtaining an MSc in Environmental Change and Management, also at Oxford. She explores socio-environmental history, focusing on the relationship between humans and animals. She is an editor of the South African Historical Journal and a past president of the Southern African Historical Society. She has supervised four postdoctoral fellows, 14 completed PhD students – from Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe. She has authored and co-authored over 60 peer-reviewed articles and chapters, co-authored two books, co-edited one book and authored Riding High – Horses, Humans and History in South Africa (Witwatersrand University Press, 2010).

Email: sss@sun.ac.za

Web: http://sun025.sun.ac.za/portal/page/portal/Arts/Departments/history/staf...

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