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Professor Diana Jeater DPhil (Oxon); FRHistS

Professor of African History History


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. Ngozi spirits and healing the nation at the grassroots (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)