African Studies Workshop Featuring Jacob S. Dlamini


Monday, January 25, 2021, 2:00pm to 4:00pm


Virtual Event - Details Below


Presenting: The Apartheid Psychiatrist Individual Guilt and Collective Responsibility in South Africa.

Jacob Dlamini Profile Picture

Jacob Dlamini is Assistant Professor of History at Princeton. He is a historian of Africa, with an interest in precolonial, colonial and postcolonial African History. He obtained a Ph.D. from Yale University in 2012 and is also a graduate of Wits University in South Africa and Sussex University in England. Jacob held a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Barcelona, Spain, from November 2011 to April 2015, and was a Visiting Scholar at Harvard University from August 2014 to May 2015. Most recently, Jacob authored The Terrorist Album: Apartheid's Insurgents, Collaborators, and the Security Police (Harvard University Press, 2020), and Safari Nation: A Social History of the Kruger National Park (Ohio University Press, 2020). A qualified field guide, Jacob is also interested in comparative and global histories of conservation and national parks.

Discussant: Michael Ralph (New York University)

A week in advance, the presenter’s paper will be circulated through the Harvard African Studies Workshop listserv. It is assumed that everyone has read the paper before the workshop.  After presentation and commentary, Workshop attendees are invited to engage in critique and discussion, under the moderation of the Workshop Chairs. 

ORGANIZER(S):  Harvard University Center for African Studies