Postgraduate Supervision Areas

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If you are interested in a particular staff member, please find their contact details and individual research interests through the Staff page. You may contact them directly, but you will still need to follow the application process outlined here. Individual supervision and co-supervision arrangements are possible.

The department is extremely fortunate to have staff who are able to supervise across a range of key specialisations, listed below.

Areas of Postgraduate Supervision

Gender, Family and Sexuality in History
Natasha Erlank, Nafisa Essop Sheik, Gerald Groenewald

Nationalisms, Law and the State in South African History
Faeeza Ballim, Stephen Sparks, Juan Klee, Nafisa Essop Sheik, Thembisa Waetjen

Histories of Science, Technology and Medicine
Faeeza Ballim, Stephen Sparks, Thembisa Waetjen, Natasha Erlank

Sport, Urban Space and Institutions
Juan Klee, Louis Grundlingh, Stephen Sparks, Faeeza Ballim, Natasha Erlank

Environmental History
Gregory Barton, Stephen Sparks

Global Histories of Empire and Colonialism
Gerald Groenewald, Nafisa Essop Sheik

Culture and Religion in Southern Africa
Natasha Erlank, Nafisa Essop Sheik, Thembisa Waetjen

History of Ideas, Theory and Historiography
Gerald Groenewald, Nafisa Essop Sheik, Stephen Sparks

Economy, Infrastructure and Modernity
Faeeza Ballim, Stephen Sparks, Thembisa Waetjen

Public History
Juan Klee, Gerald Groenewald, Natasha Erlank, Thembisa Waetjen, Gerald Groenewald