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Distinguished Professor, University of Johannesburg

Keyan Tomaselli is an urban geographer turned media and film producer, scholar, and in latter years his interests have taken him into critical indigenous qualitative (and some quantitative) research methodology. He is author of Encountering Modernity: 20th Century South African Cinemas, The Cinema of Apartheid, Researching the San/d, and Cultural Tourism: Rethinking Indigeneity. He is editor of Critical Arts: South-North Cultural and Media Studies and co-editor of Journal of African Cinemas.


  • –present
    Distinguished Professor, University of Johannesburg

Grants and Contracts

  • 2018
    Distinguished Professor
    Funding Source:
    National Research Foundation


Fellow of the Universty of Kwazulu-Natal, Fellow of International Communicology Institute. Heroes and Legends Award., Simon Sabela Awards