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Current Project



Empires and Nations: first year course on modern world history

Emergence of the Modern World, 1750-1918: material on British
imperialism in India, Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand:
undergraduate course

Historical approaches: final year undergraduate course on
historical method and research

Postgraduate Diploma in Museum and Heritage Studies: offered
jointly with the University of the Western Cape and Robben
Island Museum. Includes participation in specialised electives on
Slavery and Heritage; Tourism and Public History and The Politics and
Ethics of Collecting


Cape slavery and its aftermath; Comparative slavery in the Indian
Ocean (especially Mascarenes and Southeast Asia); Public history and
heritage; Cape and Southeast Asian historical links, especially
during the VOC (Dutch East India Company) period



Current Project

Public history and historical representation in Cape Town and Malacca. Social identity in VOC Cape Town and Southeast Asia


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