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  1. The politics and aesthetics of commemoration: national days in southern Africa

    The politics and aesthetics of commemoration: national days in southern Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Anthropology Southern Africa
    The contributions to the special section in this issue study recent independence celebrations and other national days in South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Madagascar and the Democratic Republic of Congo. They explore the role of national days in state-making and nation-building,...
  2. ‘Zimbabwe will never be a colony again’: changing celebratory styles and meanings of independence

    ‘Zimbabwe will never be a colony again’: changing celebratory styles and meanings of independence

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Anthropology Southern Africa
    As part of a revival of cultural nationalism, state-led national-day celebrations intensified in Zimbabwe in the early 2000s through the introduction of popular music events alongside the traditional official, militarised ceremony. Independence Day, in particular, provided ZANU-PF with an excellent...
  3. From ‘One Namibia, one Nation’ towards ‘Unity in Diversity’? Shifting representations of culture and nationhood in Namibian Independence Day celebrations, 1990–2010

    From ‘One Namibia, one Nation’ towards ‘Unity in Diversity’? Shifting representations of culture and nationhood in Namibian Independence Day celebrations, 1990–2010

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Anthropology Southern Africa
    In 2010 Namibia celebrated its twentieth anniversary of independence from South African rule. The main celebrations in the country's capital Windhoek became the stage for an impressively orchestrated demonstration of maturing nationhood, symbolically embracing postcolonial policy concepts such as ‘national...
  4. The rise of the BRICS and resource nationalism: challenge and opportunity for Africa's innovation systems

    The rise of the BRICS and resource nationalism: challenge and opportunity for Africa's innovation systems

    A new ‘scramble for Africa’ is presently underway. Unlike that of the late 19th century, this second scramble does not rely upon the capture of assets through extra-territorial force. This time around the capture is not overtly violent, being advanced...
  5. The politics and aesthetics of commemoration: national days in southern Africa

    The politics and aesthetics of commemoration: national days in southern Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Anthropology Southern Africa
    The contributions to the special section in this issue study recent independence celebrations and other national days in South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Madagascar and the Democratic Republic of Congo. They explore the role of national days in state-making and nation-building,...
  6. ‘Zimbabwe will never be a colony again’: changing celebratory styles and meanings of independence

    ‘Zimbabwe will never be a colony again’: changing celebratory styles and meanings of independence

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Anthropology Southern Africa
    As part of a revival of cultural nationalism, state-led national-day celebrations intensified in Zimbabwe in the early 2000s through the introduction of popular music events alongside the traditional official, militarised ceremony. Independence Day, in particular, provided ZANU-PF with an excellent...
  7. From ‘One Namibia, one Nation’ towards ‘Unity in Diversity’? Shifting representations of culture and nationhood in Namibian Independence Day celebrations, 1990–2010

    From ‘One Namibia, one Nation’ towards ‘Unity in Diversity’? Shifting representations of culture and nationhood in Namibian Independence Day celebrations, 1990–2010

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Anthropology Southern Africa
    In 2010 Namibia celebrated its twentieth anniversary of independence from South African rule. The main celebrations in the country's capital Windhoek became the stage for an impressively orchestrated demonstration of maturing nationhood, symbolically embracing postcolonial policy concepts such as ‘national...
  8. “<em>Broederbande</em>” [brotherly bonds]: Afrikaner nationalist masculinity and African sexuality in the writings of Werner Eiselen's students, Stellenbosch University, 1930–1936

    “<em>Broederbande</em>” [brotherly bonds]: Afrikaner nationalist masculinity and African sexuality in the writings of Werner Eiselen's students, Stellenbosch University, 1930–1936

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Anthropology Southern Africa
    The importance of Willi Werner Max Eiselen (1899–1977) as the lecturer, supervisor and mentor of the first generation of volkekundiges at Stellenbosch University has been greatly underestimated. He supervised no fewer than 11 MA and doctoral theses in this field...
  9. Fathering <em>volkekunde</em>: race and culture in the ethnological writings of Werner Eiselen, Stellenbosch University, 1926–1936

    Fathering <em>volkekunde</em>: race and culture in the ethnological writings of Werner Eiselen, Stellenbosch University, 1926–1936

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Anthropology Southern Africa
    Werner Willi Max Eiselen (1899–1977) has been celebrated for having consolidated the liberal functionalist school of social anthropology in South Africa. In the standard androcentric narrative, David Hammond-Tooke (1997) argues that during his decade-long tenure as head of “Bantology” at...
  10. Frontiers of freedom: race, landscape and nationalism in the coastal cultures of South Africa

    Frontiers of freedom: race, landscape and nationalism in the coastal cultures of South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Anthropology Southern Africa
    The idea that whiteness is not a natural category but one which requires construction, maintenance and investment has provoked a rich scholarship, including in South Africa. The scholarship on whiteness in southern Africa has been marked, in particular, by a...