Name: Varona Sathiyah
Location: B-Ring 628 Auckland Park Kingsway Campus
Department of Communication and Media Academic Staff, Department of Communication and Media Staff Staff Members
Tel: +27 (0)11 559 2743
About Dr Varona Sathiyah
I am a lecturer at the Department of Communication Studies, University of Johannesburg, South Africa. I have worked in the publishing industry as the editorial coordinator of an internationally accredited academic journal titled: Critical Arts: South-North Cultural and Media Studies. I have presented seminars on indigenous tourism practices as economic survival strategies at national and international conferences. My thesis is titled: “Cultural tourism and representation strategies in the South African context: a case study of the Baleni and Fundudzi cultural camps on the Limpopo African Ivory Route”. My specific interest is in how indigenous communities construct their identities and representation of cultural practices for heritage and tourism purposes.