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Dr Diana Jeater DPhil (Oxon); FRHistS

Associate Dean (Education), HLC; Emeritus Professor of African History, UWE, Bristol History

    Publications

    Selected Publications

    1. African Women in Colonial Settler Towns in East and Southern Africa (Journal article - 2020)
    2. Can spirits play a role in peace and reconciliation projects? Perspectives on traditional reconciliation in Zimbabwe (Journal article - 2020)
    3. National Healing, Integration and Reconciliation in Zimbabwe (Chapter - 2019)
    4. Academic Standards or Academic Imperialism? Zimbabwean perceptions of hegemonic power in the global construction of knowledge (Journal article - 2018)
    5. Can’t pay, won’t pay: occult conflicts over neoliberal social relations in contemporary Zimbabwe (Journal article - 2017)
    6. Masculinity, Marriage and the Bible: New Pentecostalist masculinities in Zimbabwe (Chapter - 2016)
    7. Citizen, Witch or Non-person? Contested concepts of personhood, political violence and reconciliation in Zimbabwe’ (Chapter - 2013)
    8. Law, Language, and Science The Invention of the Native Mind in Southern Rhodesia, 1890-1930 (Book - 2006)
    9. Imagining Africans: Scholarship, fantasy, and science in colonial administration, 1920s Southern Rhodesia (Journal article - 2005)
    10. Speaking like a native: Vernacular languages and the state in Southern Rhodesia, 1890-1935 (Journal article - 2001)

    2020

    Editorial (Journal article)

    Jeater, D. (2020). Editorial. JOURNAL OF SOUTHERN AFRICAN STUDIES, 46(3), 393-397. doi:10.1080/03057070.2020.1778887

    DOI: 10.1080/03057070.2020.1778887

    African Women in Colonial Settler Towns in East and Southern Africa (Journal article)

    Jeater, D. (n.d.). African Women in Colonial Settler Towns in East and Southern Africa. doi:10.1093/acrefore/9780190277734.013.665

    DOI: 10.1093/acrefore/9780190277734.013.665

    Can spirits play a role in peace and reconciliation projects? Perspectives on traditional reconciliation in Zimbabwe (Journal article)

    Jeater, D. (2020). Can spirits play a role in peace and reconciliation projects? Perspectives on traditional reconciliation in Zimbabwe. Journal of Contemporary African Studies, 38(1), 154-169. doi:10.1080/02589001.2020.1746755

    DOI: 10.1080/02589001.2020.1746755

    2019

    National Healing, Integration and Reconciliation in Zimbabwe (Chapter)

    National Healing, Integration and Reconciliation in Zimbabwe (n.d.). Routledge. doi:10.4324/9780429327049

    DOI: 10.4324/9780429327049

    Promoting Diversity and Equality in Undergraduate Teaching (Presentation material)

    Heath, D. L., & Jeater, D. (2019). Promoting Diversity and Equality in Undergraduate Teaching. University of Liverpool.

    Editorial (Journal article)

    Jeater, D. (2019). Editorial. JOURNAL OF SOUTHERN AFRICAN STUDIES, 45(3), 459-464. doi:10.1080/03057070.2019.1642654

    DOI: 10.1080/03057070.2019.1642654

    2018

    ‘Theory’ as the Practice of Asking Questions: Moving Second Year History Undergraduates from Knowledge Acquisition to Knowledge Construction in a UK University (Chapter)

    Jeater, D. (2018). ‘Theory’ as the Practice of Asking Questions: Moving Second Year History Undergraduates from Knowledge Acquisition to KnowledgeConstruction in a UK University. In F. Neumann, & L. Shopkow (Eds.), Teaching History, Learning History, Promoting History. Papers from the Bielefeld Conference on Teaching History in Higher Education (pp. 77-93). Frankfurt: Wochenschau Wissenschaft. Retrieved from http://www.wochenschau-verlag.de/

    Editorial (Journal article)

    Jeater, D. (2018). Editorial. JOURNAL OF SOUTHERN AFRICAN STUDIES, 44(4), 537-541. doi:10.1080/03057070.2018.1506210

    DOI: 10.1080/03057070.2018.1506210

    Academic Standards or Academic Imperialism? Zimbabwean perceptions of hegemonic power in the global construction of knowledge (Journal article)

    Jeater, D. (2018). Academic Standards or Academic Imperialism? Zimbabwean perceptions of hegemonic power in the global construction of knowledge. African Studies Review: the journal of the African Studies Association, 61(2), 8-27. doi:10.1017/asr.2017.132

    DOI: 10.1017/asr.2017.132

    2017

    Editorial (Journal article)

    Jeater, D. (2017). Editorial. JOURNAL OF SOUTHERN AFRICAN STUDIES, 43(4), 655-661. doi:10.1080/03057070.2017.1332732

    DOI: 10.1080/03057070.2017.1332732

    Can’t pay, won’t pay: occult conflicts over neoliberal social relations in contemporary Zimbabwe (Journal article)

    Jeater, D., & Mashinge, J. L. (2017). Can’t pay, won’t pay: occult conflicts over neoliberal social relations in contemporary Zimbabwe. Third World Thematics: A TWQ Journal, 2(2-3), 263-278. doi:10.1080/23802014.2017.1314770

    DOI: 10.1080/23802014.2017.1314770

    2016

    Masculinity, Marriage and the Bible: New Pentecostalist masculinities in Zimbabwe (Chapter)

    Jeater, D. (2016). Masculinity, Marriage and the Bible: New Pentecostalist masculinities in Zimbabwe. In A. Cornwall, F. G. Karioris, & N. Lindisfarne (Eds.), Masculinities Under Neoliberalism (pp. 165-182). London: Zed Books. Retrieved from https://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/distributed/M/bo24182877.html

    Terence Ranger, 1929-2015 OBITUARY (Journal article)

    Jeater, D. (2016). Terence Ranger, 1929-2015 OBITUARY. HISTORY WORKSHOP JOURNAL, (81), 306-315. doi:10.1093/hwj/dbw008

    DOI: 10.1093/hwj/dbw008

    Black and White (Book)

    Piotrowska, A. (n.d.). Black and White. Routledge. doi:10.4324/9781315745473

    DOI: 10.4324/9781315745473

    2015

    A Reflection on Epistemology and Ideas about the Spirit in Terence Ranger's Work (Journal article)

    Jeater, D. (2015). A Reflection on Epistemology and Ideas about the Spirit in Terence Ranger's Work. JOURNAL OF SOUTHERN AFRICAN STUDIES, 41(5), 1128-1131. doi:10.1080/03057070.2015.1083282

    DOI: 10.1080/03057070.2015.1083282

    2014

    Data, Data Everywhere, But Not a Byte to Think The Pitfalls of Increased Access to Digital Resources in University History Departments in Zimbabwe (Chapter)

    Jeater, D. (2014). Data, Data Everywhere, But Not a Byte to Think The Pitfalls of Increased Access to Digital Resources in University History Departments in Zimbabwe. In Unknown Book (pp. 61-77). doi:10.1163/9789004279148_005

    DOI: 10.1163/9789004279148_005

    2013

    Citizen, Witch or Non-person? Contested concepts of personhood, political violence and reconciliation in Zimbabwe’ (Chapter)

    Jeater, D. (2013). Citizen, Witch or Non-person? Contested concepts of personhood, political violence and reconciliation in Zimbabwe’. In D. Kaulemu (Ed.), Imagining Citizenship in Zimbabwe (pp. 124-137). Bonn and Harare: Konrad Adenauer Foundation.

    2012

    Stuff Happens, and People Make it Happen: Theory and Practice in the Work of Terence Ranger (Journal article)

    Jeater, D. (2012). Stuff Happens, and People Make it Happen: Theory and Practice in the Work of Terence Ranger. HISTORY WORKSHOP JOURNAL, (73), 193-210. doi:10.1093/hwj/dbr032

    DOI: 10.1093/hwj/dbr032

    Shifting the expert goalposts: the influence of Country Guidance cases in the development and use of expert evidence in Zimbabwe asylum cases in the UK (Journal article)

    Jeater, D. (2012). Shifting the expert goalposts: the influence of Country Guidance cases in the development and use of expert evidence in Zimbabwe asylum cases in the UK. Journal of Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Law, 26(2), 190-203.

    2007

    Introduction. Histories of healing: Past and present medical practices in Africa and the diaspora (Journal article)

    Schumaker, L., Jeater, D., & Luedke, T. (2007). Introduction. Histories of healing: Past and present medical practices in Africa and the diaspora. JOURNAL OF SOUTHERN AFRICAN STUDIES, 33(4), 707-714. doi:10.1080/03057070701646761

    DOI: 10.1080/03057070701646761

    2006

    Law, Language, and Science The Invention of the Native Mind in Southern Rhodesia, 1890-1930 (Book)

    Jeater, D. (2006). Law, Language, and Science The Invention of the Native Mind in Southern Rhodesia, 1890-1930. Greenwood Publishing Group.

    The British Empire and African Women in the Twentieth Century (Chapter)

    Jeater, D. (2006). The British Empire and African Women in the Twentieth Century. In Black Experience and the Empire (pp. 228-256). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199290673.003.0009

    DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199290673.003.0009

    2005

    Imagining Africans: Scholarship, fantasy, and science in colonial administration, 1920s Southern Rhodesia (Journal article)

    Jeater, D. (2005). Imagining Africans: Scholarship, fantasy, and science in colonial administration, 1920s Southern Rhodesia. International Journal of African Historical Studies, 38(1), 1-26.

    2001

    Speaking like a native: Vernacular languages and the state in Southern Rhodesia, 1890-1935 (Journal article)

    Jeater, D. (2001). Speaking like a native: Vernacular languages and the state in Southern Rhodesia, 1890-1935. JOURNAL OF AFRICAN HISTORY, 42(3), 449-468. doi:10.1017/S0021853701007988

    DOI: 10.1017/S0021853701007988

    2000

    “Their idea of Justice is so peculiar”: Southern Rhodesia 1890-1923 (Chapter)

    Jeater, D. (2000). “Their idea of Justice is so peculiar”: Southern Rhodesia 1890-1923. In P. Coss (Ed.), The Moral World of the Law (pp. 178-195). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

    No place for a woman: Gwelo town, Southern Rhodesia, 1894-1920 (Journal article)

    Jeater, D. (2000). No place for a woman: Gwelo town, Southern Rhodesia, 1894-1920. JOURNAL OF SOUTHERN AFRICAN STUDIES, 26(1), 29-42. doi:10.1080/030570700108360

    DOI: 10.1080/030570700108360

    1995

    The way you tell them (Journal article)

    Jeater, D. (1995). The way you tell them. African Studies, 54(2), 1-15. doi:10.1080/00020189508707826

    DOI: 10.1080/00020189508707826

    1993

    Marriage, Perversion, and Power The Construction of Moral Discourse in Southern Rhodesia, 1894-1930 (Book)

    Jeater, D. (1993). Marriage, Perversion, and Power The Construction of Moral Discourse in Southern Rhodesia, 1894-1930. Oxford University Press on Demand.