HUMA Publications

2015

 

Shamil Jeppie

Journal Articles

‘A Timbuktu bibliophile between the Mediterranean and the Sahel: Ahmad Bul’araf and the circulation of books in the first half of the twentieth century,’ The Journal of North African Studies, 20 (1), January 2015, pp65-77.

Book Chapters

‘Making book history in Timbuktu,’ in David Johnson & Caroline Davis (eds.), Debates in African book history. London. Palgrave. 2015. pp83-102.

‘From Cairo to the Cape: Dilemmas of Revolution,’ in Charles Villa-Vicencio et al (eds), The African Renaissance and the Afro-Arab Spring: A Season of Rebirth? Washington DC. Georgetown University Press. 2015. pp1-16.

 

Zethu Matebeni

Journal articles

Zethu Matebeni and Thabo Msibi. 2015. Vocabularies of the ‘non-normative’. Introduction to ’Non-normative sexual and gender diversities in Africa”. Agenda, 29(1): 3-9.

Henriette Gunkel, Zethu Matebeni, and Catherine Raissiguier (guest editors). 2015. In Movement: Women in Africa and the African Diaspora. JENdA: A Journal of Culture and African Women Studies, 26: 1-18.

Henriette Gunkel and Zethu Matebeni. 2015. Resilience through new media: a conversation with Iranti-org’s Executive Director, Jabu C. Pereira. JENdA: A Journal of Culture and African Women Studies, 26: 128-134.

Theo Sandfort, M Somjen Frazer, Zethu Matebeni, Vasu Reddy, Ian Southey-Swartz and the Southern African Lesbian and Bisexual Women Research Team. 2015. Histories of forced sex and health outcomes among Southern African lesbian and bisexual women: a cross-sectional study. BMC Women’s Health, 15: 22

Book chapter

Well-Suited. In Raél Jero Salley (ed). PROMISE. Cape Town: ACTSA Publishing, 2015: 14-19.

Encyclopaedia Entries

Sexual Minorities in South Africa. In: James D. Wright (editor-in chief), International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, 2nd edition, Vol 21. Oxford: Elsevier, 2015 (744-749).

 

Deborah Posel

Journal articles:

‘Whither non-racialism? South Africa turns twenty one ’, Ethnic and Racial Studies, 38(13), 2015, pp. 2167 – 2174

 

Ilana van Wyk

Journal articles

Prosperity and the work of luck in the Universal Church Kingdom of God, South Africa. Critical African Studies, 2015, 7(3), 2015, pp.262-279.

Book chapters:

“Their message is not new, they are just stronger”: On the phenomenal success of a Brazilian Pentecostal Charismatic Church in South Africa. In Pentecostalism in Africa Presence and Impact of Pneumatic Christianity in Postcolonial Societies. Martin Lindhardt (ed). Brill’s Global Pentecostal and Charismatic Studies Series, 2015, pp. 136-162.

Other publications:

Editorial. Anthropology Southern Africa, 2015, 38(1&2): 1-3

Editorial. Anthropology Southern Africa, 2015, 38(3&4): 161-162.

 

Doctoral Students publications

Justin Brown

Brown, J. and Deumert, A., ‘My tribe is the Hessequa. I’m Khoisan. I’m African’: language, desire and performance among Cape Town’s Khoisan language activists. International Journal of the Sociology of Language. (forthcoming)

B Camminga

Magic Man: Of Rainbows and Monsters. In Seismographic Sounds Visions of a New World. Bern: Norient Books, 2015, pp. 374-379.

Queer and Of Here. In Seismographic Sounds Visions of a New World. Bern: Norient Books, 2015, pp. 387-391.

 

Simbarashe Gukurume

‘Livelihood resilience in a hyperinflationary environment: experiences of people engaging in money-burning (kubhena mari) transactions in Harare, Zimbabwe,’ Social Dynamics: A journal of African studies, 41:2, 219-234

 

Nkululeko Mabandla

Rethinking Bundy: Land and the black middle class-accumulation beyond the peasantry. Development Southern Africa, 32: 1, 2015, pp. 76-89.

Clifford Shearing (and team)

Journal Articles:

Froestad, J., Grimwood, S., Herbstein, T. and Shearing, C. 2015. Policy Design and Nodal Governance: A Comparative Analysis of Determinants of Environmental Policy Change in a South African City. Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis: Research & Practice, 17(2): 174-191.

Harrington, C. 2015. Toward a Critical Water Security: Hydrosolidarity and Emancipation. Canadian Foreign Policy Journal, 21(1): 28-44.

Harrington, C. 2015. Why Africans Must Join Forces to Protect Scarce Water Resources. The Conversation, 15 May, 2015.

Honig, M., Petersen, S., Herbstein, T., Roux, S., Nel, D. & Shearing, C. 2015. A Conceptual Framework to Enable the Changes Required for a One-planet Future. Environmental Values, 24(5): 663-688.

Honig, M., Petersen, S., Shearing, C., Pintér, L. and Kotze, I. 2015. The conditions under which farmers are likely to adapt their behaviour: A case study of private land conservation in the Cape Winelands, South Africa.  Land Use Policy, 48: 389-400.

Morgan, B. 2015. Moving Beyond the Core Story of Brain Development. Ilifa Lantwana Insights., 3: 5-7.

Petersen, S., Shearing, C and Nel, D. 2015. Sustainability Transitions: An Investigation of the Conditions under Which Corporations are Likely To Reshape Their Practices to Reverse Environmental Degradation. Environmental Management and Sustainable Development, 4(1): 85-105.

Shearing, C.  2015. Reflections on the Nature of Policing and its Development. Police Practice & Research.

Shearing, C. 2015. Criminology and the Anthropocene. Criminology and Criminal Justice, 15(3): 255-269.

Stenning, P. and Shearing, C. 2015. Privatisation, Pluralisation and the Globalisation of PolicingResearch Focus, 3(1): 1-8.

Book Chapters:

Berg, J. with Shearing, C. 2015. New Authorities: Relating State and Non-state Security Auspices in South African Improvement Districts. In: Kyed, H. and Albrecht, P. Eds. Policing and the Politics of Order Making. Oxon: Routledge, 91- 107.

Froestad, J., Shearing, C. and Van der Merwe, M. 2015. Criminology: Reimagining security In: Bourbeau, P. Ed. Security: Dialogue across Disciplines. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 177-195.

Shearing, C. & Stenning, P. 2015. The Privatisation of Security: Implications for Democracy. In:  Abrahamsen, R. & Leander, A. Eds. Routledge Handbook of Private Security Studies. Taylor & Francis/ Routledge, 140-149.

 

2014

 Books

 

  • Matebeni, Z. (2014). (ed) Reclaiming Afrikan: queer perspectives on sexual and gender identities. Modjaji books 79pp
  • Posel, D and Ross, F (eds) (2014). Ethical quandaries in social research. Pretoria: HSRC Press
  • Steinberg, J. (2014) A Man of Good Hope. Johannesburg: Jonathan Ball.
  • Van Wyk, I. (2014). The Universal Church of the Kingdom of God (UCKG) in South Africa: A church of strangers. Cambridge University Press. Africa series. 304pp.

Chapters in books

  • Distiller, N (2014). On Being Human” in South African Essays on ‘Universal’ Shakespeare. Ed. Chris Thurman. Surrey and Burlington: Ashgate, 2014. pp. 19-38.
  • Matebeni, Z.  (2014) Death and the modern black lesbian. In Devan Pillay, Gilbert M Khadiagala, Prishani Naidoo, Roger Southall (eds) New South African Review 4: A Fragile Democracy – Twenty Years On . Wits University Press .pp 183-193
  • Matebeni, Z (2014). My best participants’ informed consent. In Posel, D and Ross, F (eds). Ethical quandaries in social research. Pretoria: HSRC Press, 111-124.
  • Posel, D. (2014) The ANC Youth League and the Politicisation of Race, In Peter Vale, Estelle H. Prinsloo (eds) The New South Africa at Twenty. University of Kwazulu Natal Press. pp 19-44
  • Posel, D. (2014) “Madiba magic” and the politics of enchantment,  in R. Barnard (ed), The Cambridge Companion to Nelson Mandela, Cambridge University Press. 70 – 91.
  • Posel, D (2014). In depth, out of my depth: Research and care in the field of HIV and AIDS research. In Posel, D and Ross, F (eds). Ethical quandaries in social research. Pretoria: HSRC Press, 153-167.
  • Posel, D and Ross, F (2014). Opening up the quandaries of research ethics: Beyond the formalities of institutional ethical review. Ethical quandaries in social research. Pretoria: HSRC Press.
  • Weinberg, P, Posel, D and Ross, F. (2014). The weight of a photographer’s ‘value backpack': An interview with Paul Weinberg. In Posel, D and Ross, F (eds). Ethical quandaries in social research. Pretoria: HSRC Press, 250-264.
  • Van Wyk, I. (2014).  All answers: On the phenomenal success of a Brazilian Pentecostal Charismatic Church in South Africa. In African Pentecostalism/Charismatic Christianity. M. Lindhardt (ed). Brill’s Global Pentecostal and Charismatic Studies Series.  136-162
  • Van Wyk, I (2014). The ethics of dislike in the field. In Posel, D and Ross, F (eds). Ethical quandaries in social research. Pretoria: HSRC Press, 199-213.

 

Journal articles

  • Jeppie, S. (2014) Writing, Books, and Africa, History and Theory 53, February 2014.pp 94-104
  • Posel, D. (2014) Julius Malema and the post-apartheid public sphere, Acta Academica, 46/1, 32 – 54.

2013

 Books

Mauro Nobili. 2013. Catalogue des manuscrits arabes du fonds de Gironcourt (Roma: Istituto per l’Oriente «C. A. Nallino», [Series Catalogorum V]. ISBN: 88-900597-7-X 978-88-900-597-7-3.

 Journal articles

  •  Rebecca Hodes. 2013. ‘The medical history of abortion in South Africa, c. 1970 – 2000’, Journal of Southern African Studies, Vol. 39, No. 4: 527-542
  • Shamil Jeppie. 2013.  Mission Statement Responses. Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East, Volume33, Number 2, 2013, pp. 137-139
  • Zethu Matebeni. 2013. Intimacy, queerness and race. Cultural Studies, 27:3: 404-417
  • Zethu Matebeni, Vasu Reddy, Theo Sandfort and Ian Southey-Swartz. 2013. “I thought we are safe”: Southern African lesbian women’s experiences of living with HIV Culture, Health & Sexuality, Vol. 15, No. S1, S34–S47,
  • Sandfort TGM, Baumann LRM, Matebeni Z, Reddy V, Southey-Swartz I. 2013. Forced Sexual Experiences as Risk Factor for Self-Reported HIV Infection among Southern African Lesbian and Bisexual Women. PLoS ONE 8(1): e53552. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0053552
  • Susana Mollins Literas. 2013. “From Toledo to Timbuktu: The Case for a Biography of the Ka’ti archive, and its Sources.”  South African Historical Journal, 65:1, pp. 105-124
  • Mauro Nobili. 2013. “Back to Saharan Myths:  Preliminary Notes on ‘Uqba al-Mustajab,” Annual Review of Islam in Africa 12: 79-84.
  •  Mauro Nobili. 2013. Bohas, Georges, Abderrahim Saguer, Bernard Salvaing. L’inspiration de l’éternel: Eloge de Shekou Amadou, fondateur de l’empire peul du Macina. Par Muḥammad bin ʻAlī Pereejo. (Grandvaux, Brinon-sur-Sauldre, 2011), Islamic Africa 4/2 : 256-59.
  • Mauro Nobili and Andrea Brigaglia. 2013. “Central Sudanic Arabic Scripts: Barnāwī,” Islamic Africa 4/2: 195-223.
  • Deborah Posel. 2013, ‘The ANC Youth League and the Politicisation of Race in South Africa’, Thesis X1, May.
  • Ilana van Wyk, 2013. A Response. Anthropology Southern Africa, 35(3&4): 119-121.
  • Ilana van Wyk. 2013 Review of Isak Niehaus’ Witchcraft and a Life in the new South Africa. Anthropology Southern Africa, 36(1&2):93.
  • Ilana van Wyk, 2013. Beyond ethical imperatives in South African anthropology: Morally repugnant and unlikeable subjects. Anthropology Southern Africa, 36(1&2): 68-79.

Book chapters

  •  Rebecca Hodes. 201‘You know what a bad person you are? HIV, abortion and reproductive healthcare for women in South Africa’, in R. A. Smith (ed.), Global HIV/AIDS Politics, Policy and Activism: Persistent Challenges and Emerging Issues (Santa Barbara, Praeger, 2013). ISBN 978-0-313-39945-9.
  • Zethu Matebeni. 2013. Deconstructing violence towards black lesbians in South Africa. In Sokari Ekine and Hakima Abbas (eds), Queer African Reader. Fahamu Books
  •  Ilana van Wyk. 2013. Bad luck, slippery money and the South African Lottery. In Qualitative Research in Gambling: Exploring the production and  consumption of risk. Rebecca Cassidy & Claire Loussouarn (eds). London: Routledge.

2012

Chapters in books

  • Distiller, N, 2012. “Producing Shakespeare for Post-Apartheid South African Schools.”  In Andrew van der Vleis (ed)  Print, Text, and book Cultures in South Africa. Wits University Press.
  • Distiller, N, 2012 . Begging the Questions: Producing Shakespeare for Post-Apartheid South African Schools. In Andrew van der Vleis (ed) Print, Text and Book Cultures in South Africa. Wits University Press. 476pp ISBN 978-86814-566-9.
  • Jeppie, S, 2012. Educating Sudanese ulama for colonial sharia. In Marcel Maussen, Veit Bader & Annelies Moors (eds) Colonial and Post-Colonial Governance of Islam. Amsterdam University Press. 249pp  ISBN 978-90-8964-356-8.
  • Matebeni, Z ,2012. Deconstructing violence towards black lesbians in South Africa.  In Solari Ekins and Hakima Abas (eds). Queer African Reader. Fahamu Books.
  • Matebeni, Z, 2012. Feminizing Lesbians, Degendering Transgender Men: A Model for Building Lesbian Feminist Thinkers and Leaders in Africa? In Shaka McGlotten and Dana-Ain Davis (eds) Black Genders and Sexualities. Palgrave MacMillan
  • Posel, D, 2012 . Screaming image : Klas Thibeletsa’s Child Abuse and the Post-Apartheid  Confessional. In Fiona Rankin-Smith (ed) Figuring Faith. Fourthwall Books, Johanneburg 287pp ISBN 978-0-986-98506-5.
  • Van Wyk, 2012. “Their message is not new, they are just stronger”: On the phenomenal success of a Brazilian Pentecostal Charismatic Church in South Africa. In Martin Lindhardt (ed) African Pentecostalism/Christianity. Brill’s Global Pentecostal and Charismatic Studies Series.  In press.
  • Van Wyk, 2012. The Contrary Case of the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God in Durban, South Africa. In  Harri Englund (ed) Christianity and Public Culture in Africa. Ohio University Press , Athens, Ohio. ISBN 978-0-8214-1945-8.

Authored books

  • Distiller, N. 2012. Shakespeare and the Coconuts:On past-apartheid South Africa culture.Wits University Press. 244 pp. ISBN: 978 1 86814 561 4.
  • Matebeni, Z. 2012 Black lesbian sexualities and identity in South Africa: an ethnography of black lesbian urban life. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany. ISBN 978-3-659-20294-0
  •  Van Wyk, 2012. A Church of strangers: The Universal Church of the Kingdom of God (UCKG) Cambridge University Press.
  • Chisala, S. 2012. Protecting Traditional Health Practices in Malawi. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing. ISBN  978-3-659-29385-6
  • Nobili, M (with Nicola Melis)  (eds.)  2012. Futūḥ al-buldān. Sources for the Study of Islamic Societies/Fonti per lo studio delle società islamiche  [‘Futūḥ al-buldān.’ Sources for the Study of Islamic Societies I]. Roma: Aracne.  ISBN: 978-88-548-5668-4

 

Journal articles

  • Distiller, N. 2012. Shakespeare’s Perversion: A Reading of Sonnet 20,Shakespeare, 8 (2) pp 137-153.
  • M Hoffman, D Coetzee, R Hodes, L London, 2012 From comprehensive medicine to public health at the University of Cape Town: A 40-year journey, S.Afr.Med J. 102(6) pp 442-445.
  • Hodes, R. 2012. Understanding Aids Conspiracies : The Critical Value of Postmodernism.  Science as Culture, iFirst pp 1-6.
  • Matebeni, Z. 2012. Queer(ing) porn: a conversation. Agenda 26(3) pp61-69.
  • Nobili, M. 2012. “Risāla min Maryam bint Fūdī ilā al-ibn. A brief contribution to the study of 19th century Nigeria eschatology,” in Nicola Melis and Mauro Nobili (eds.), Futūḥ al-buldān. Sources for the Study of Islamic Societies/Fonti per lo studio delle società islamiche (Roma: Aracne, 2012) [‘Futūḥ al-buldān’. Sources for the Study of Islamic Societies/Fonti per lo studio delle società islamiche I]: 71-86.
  • Nobili, M. with Nicola Melis. 2012. “Islam: a Plurality of Historical and Linguistic Esperiences,” in Nicola Melis and Mauro Nobili (eds.), Futūḥ al-buldān’. Sources for the Study of Islamic Societies/Fonti per lo studio delle società islamiche. Roma: Aracne. [‘Futūḥ al-buldān’. Sources for the Study of Islamic Societies/Fonti per lo studio delle società islamiche I]: 1-13.
  • Nobili, M. 2012. “Écriture et transmission du savoir islamique au Mali: le cas du ṣaḥrāwī,” in Elisa Pelizzeri and Omar Sylla (eds.), Dynamiques de transmission du savoir islamique au Mali. Paris/Torino: Harmattan, 35-68.
  • Posel, D. & Hardon, A. 2012. Secrecy as embodied practice: beyond the confessional imperative,  Culture, Health & Sexuality J. iFirst pp1-13
  • Steinberg, J. 2012.  Policing, Freedom and Xenophobia in South Africa, Br.J. Criminology, 52, pp 345-360.
  • Van Wyk, I. 2012. ‘Tata ma Chance’ : On  Contingency and the Lottery in Post-Apartheid South Africa, Africa 82 (1), pp 41-68.

Edited journals

  •  Hardon A & Posel, D. 2012. (eds) Secrecy as embodied practice: beyond the confessional imperative,  Special edition of Culture, Health & Sexuality J. iFirst pp1-13

 

 2011

Chapters in books

  • Posel, D. 2011. ‘Getting the national talking about sex’:reflections on the politics of sexuality and nation-building in post-apartheid South Africa. In Sylvia Tamale (ed) African Sexualities, pp.130-144, Pambazuka Press. ISBN 978-0-85749-016-2.
  • Posel, D. 2011. Human complicities. In John W. de Gruchy (ed) The Humanist Imperative in South Africa, pp221-132, Stellenbosch, Sun Press. ISBN 978-1-920338-56-5.
  • Posel, D. 2011. Verwoerd, Hendrik Frensch. In Emmanuel K. Akyeampong and Henry Louis Gates, Jr (eds) Dictionary of African Biography, pp123-124 New York, Oxford University Press ISBN978-0-19-538207-5.
  • Posel, D. 2011. The apartheid Project, 1948-1970. In Robert Ross, Ann Kelk Mager, and Bill Nasson (eds) The Cambridge History of South Africa, Volume 2, 1885-1994, pp 319-368, New York, Cambridge University Press. ISBN-10 0521869838.
  • Steinberg, J. 2011. A bag of soil, a bullet from up high: some meanings of the Mpondo revolts today. In Thembela Kepe & Lungisile Ntsebeza(eds), Rural Resistance in South Africa: The Mpondo Revolts after Fifty Years: 1-282. 1. Netherlands: Brill. 9789004214460.

Journal Articles

  • Distiller, N. 2011. Am I that Name? Middle-class lesbian motherhood in post-apartheid South Africa, Studies in the Maternal Journal, 3(1) pp 2-21
  • Jeppie, S.  2011. ‘History for Timbuktu: Ahmad Bul’arf, Archives and the Place of the Past’. History in Africa: A Journal of Method, 38 pp 401-416
  • Jeppie, S. 2011. ‘Workers’ movement: Source of Egyptian uprising’, South African Labour Bulletin, 35, 2 pp 49-50
  • Steinberg J. 2011. Crime prevention goes abroad: Policy transfer and policing in post-apartheid South Africa, Theoretical Criminology, 15(4): 349-364
  • Steinberg, J. 2011. A truth commission goes abroad: Liberian transitional justice in New York. AFRICAN AFFAIRS, 110(438): 35-53
  • Steinberg, J. 2011. An eerie Silence: Why is it so hard for South Africa to talk about AIDS?. Foreign Policy, 1(186): 85-87

Authored books

  • Distiller, N. 2011. Fixing Gender: Lesbian mothers and the Oedipus complex: Maryland, Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 151pp. ISBN978-1-61147-030-7.
  • Steinberg, J.  2010. Little Liberia: an African Odyssey in New York. New York: Jonathon Ball ISBN9781868423828.

Book Review

  •  Jeppie, S.  2011. ‘The Darfur Sultanate: A History’. Journal of Islamic Studies, 22, 2 pp 274-275

Edited books

  • Jeppie, S. 2011. Shamil Jeppie and Souleymane Bachir Diagne (eds). Tombouctou Pour une histoire de l’erudition en Afrique de l’ouest. 413 pp. Cape Town:HSRC Press.ISBN978-2-86978-322-5

 2010

Articles in Peer-reviewed Journals

  • Posel, D. 2010. Races to consume: revisiting South Africa’s history of race, consumption and the struggle for freedom. Ethnic and Racial Studies, 33(2): 157-175.
  • Posel, D. 2010 Social history and the Wits history workshop. African Studies,69(1) pp.29-40.
  • Steinberg, J. 2011. A truth commission goes abroad:Liberian Transitional Justice in New York. African Affairs, 110(438): 35-53.

Chapters in books

  • Jeppie, M.S. 2010. Sharia and State in the Sudan: From Late Colonialism to Late Islamism. In Meerten B ter Borg and Jan Willem van Henten(eds), Powers: Religion as a Social and Spiritual Force: 1-334. United states of America: Fordham Univ Press, University Box L, Bronx, Usa, Ny, 10458. 9780823231577.
  • Jeppie, M.S. 2010. The making and Unmaking of Colonial Sharia in the Sudan. In Shamil Jeppie, Ebrahim Moosa & Richard Roberts(eds), Muslim Family Law in Sub-Saharan Africa: 9-388. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, , Netherlands. 9789089641724