Mellon Post-doctoral Fellow NRF Chair: Local Histories, Present Realties., University of the Witwatersrand

Anne Heffernan is a Mellon Post-doctoral Fellow in the History Workshop at the University of the Witwatersrand, a position she began shortly after finishing her doctorate in modern history at the University of Oxford in 2014. Her research has focused predominantly on the history of youth and student political movements in what is now Limpopo Province. She has published on the history of youth politics in Limpopo, and nationally in South Africa. Most recently, she is the co-editor of 'Students Must Rise: Youth Struggle in South Africa Before and Beyond Soweto '76' (Wits University Press, 2016).

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    Mellon Post-doctoral Fellow NRF Chair: Local Histories, Present Realties., University of the Witwatersrand