As part of Black History Month in October the history department at the University of Reading will be presenting research on the historical Black experience, looking in particular at the…Read More >
Modern African historian Professor Heike Schmidt explains the hidden significance of the Springboks’ brief dance after their Rugby World Cup win, which was more than just a celebration of victory.
Unrest has broken out in Zimbabwe after fuel prices were doubled overnight, leaving many people unable to even afford the commute to work. Dr Heike Schmidt says this is business…Read More >
Millions of Zimbabweans watched their new president Emmerson Mnangagwa deliver his inauguration speech on Sunday 26 August, and outline the plans for his ‘Second Republic’. Dr Heike Schmidt, Associate Professor…Read More >
As ZANU-PF celebrate election victory in Zimbabwe once again, Modern African Historian Dr Heike Schmidt says there was never any doubt over the outcome, despite the opposition’s legal challenge to the election results….Read More >
Dr Mai Sato has just published a report examining Zimbabwean citizens’ attitudes towards the death penalty in their country which concludes that public opinion needn’t pose a barrier to its…Read More >