Vashna Jagarnath

Senior Lecturer, History Department, Rhodes University

Vashna Jagarnath works in the office of the General Secretary of National Union of Metal Workers of South Africa [NUMSA] and is associated with NUMSA's – Movement for Socialism Task Team [MFS] and NUMSA Research and Policy Institute [NuRPI]. She is also a senior lecturer at the Rhodes Department of History. She writes and researches on, the colonial public sphere and the History of Africana Intellectual Thought with specific focus on Marxist ideology within Pan Africanism.


  • –present
    Lecturer in History, Rhodes University