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Prof Peter Kallaway

 


Emeritus Professor, UWC

Research Associate, School of Education, UCT

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Research Associate

Interests: The history of education in South Africa and British colonial Africa –
The interaction between missionary educators, philanthropists and colonial governments with regard to the development of educational policy in the inter-war years; vocational education Africa; Teacher Education; history education; globalization and educational policy development since 1945. 

Selected publications

Recent articles and chapters in books:

  • 2020 "The Changing Landscape of Colonial Education in Africa: Education, Science and Development" (Oxford: Routledge/Taylor & Francis).
  • 2016 (edited volume with Rebecca Swartz) "Empire and Education in Africa" (Peter Lang, New York, 2016/ UKZN Press 2019).
  • 2002-3 "History of Education Under Apartheid: 1948-1994" (ed.)(Peter Lang, New York and MML/Pearson, Cape Town) NB: This collection was  concerned to research and document key aspects of the history of education under apartheid. The project was supported by the Centre for Educational Policy Studies (CEPD). 1000 copies sold by October 2003.
  • 2019 “Knowledge for the People: Understanding the Complex Heritage of Colonial Education in South Africa,” SARE – forthcoming.
  • 2019 “Welfare and Education in British Colonial Africa:1918-45,” in Miguel Bandira Geroimo, Damiano Matasci & Hugo Goncelves Dores  (eds.) Development through Education: International and Imperial Policies in (post) Colonial Africa, 1890-1980s (ISCHE Global Histories of Education/Palgrave Macmillan, forthcoming 2019).
  • 2019 “The Rise of National Education Systems: Africa,” in John L Rury & Eileen H. Tamura (eds.) Oxford Handbook of History of Education, (Oxford, Oxford Handbook Series) (Oxford, OUP forthcoming 2019)
  • 2018  “History in Popular Literature and Textbooks for Xhosa Schools.1850-1950s,” Yesterday & Today, 20 (December, 2018): 165-74. 
  • 2018 with Noor Nieftagodien & Katie Mooney, “Comrade Professor:  Phil Bonner,” South African Historical Journal, 69 (4) (2017): 639-644.
  • 2018 Guest editor with Rebecca Swartz of a Special Section of History of Education 47(3) (May) 362-431 on Imperial, global and local histories of education. 
  • 2018  Editorial comment: Author with Rebecca Swartz: “Imperial, global and local histories of colonial education.” 
  • 2017  “Diedrich Westermann and the Ambiguities of Colonial Science in the inter-War Era,” Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History. 45(6): 871-893.
  • 2016   “Introduction” and “German Missions, German Anthropology and Science in African Colonial Education” in Kallaway & Swartz, Empire and Education (New York: Peter Lang) : pp 1-28; 205-234.
  • 2016 “The Challenge of a Critical History of Education for South Africa,” in Labby Ramrathan, Lesley Le Grange & Phillip Higgs (eds.) Educational Studies for Initial Teacher Development (Cape Town: Juta, 2016)
  • 2015 “Volkskirche, Völkerkunnde and Apartheid : Lutheran Missions, German Anthropology and Science in African Education,” in Hanns Lessing, Tilman Dedering, Jürgen Kampmann & Dirkie Smit  (eds.) Contested Relations: Protestantism between Southern Africa And Germany from the 1930s to the Apartheid Era, (Wiesbaden, Harrassowitz Verlag/ Pietermaritzburg: Cluster Publications, 2015)
  • 2015 Review of Caroline Davis, Creating Postcolonial Literature: African Writers and British Publishers (London, Palgrave Macmillan, 2013) :Journal of Southern African Studies, 41 (2) (2015) :425-429.
  • 2014 “Education, Health and Social Welfare in the late Colonial Context: The    International Missionary Council and Educational Transition in the Inter-War Years with specific reference to colonial Africa,”  History of Education 38 (2) (2009) : 217-246. Selected by editors for REPUBLICATION in David Crook & Diedre Rafferty (eds.) book on the 40th Anniversary of the journal History of Education (Routledge/Taylor& Francis.
  • 2015  “Diedrich Westermann and the ambiguities of colonial science in the inter-war era,” (under review - Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History).
  • 2015 “Volkskirche, Völkerkunde and Apartheid: Lutheran Missions, German Anthropology and Science in African Education,” in Hanns Lessing, Tilman Dedering, Jürgen Kampmann & Dirkie Smit (eds.) Contested Relations: Protestantism between Southern Africa And Germany from the 1930s to the Apartheid Era, (Wiesbaden, Harrassowitz Verlag, 2015).
  • 2015 Review of Caroline Davis, Creating Postcolonial Literature: African Writers and British Publishers: London, Palgrave Macmillan, 2013): Journal of Southern African Studies, 41 (2) (2015): 425-429.
  • 2015 “Education, Health and Social Welfare in the late Colonial Context: The International Missionary Council and Educational Transition in the Inter-War Years with specific reference to colonial Africa,” History of Education 38 (2) (2009): 217-246.
  • Selected by editors for REPUBLICATION in David Crook & Diedre Rafferty (Eds.) book on the 40th Anniversary of the journal History of Education: Themes and Perspectives (Routledge: 2013).
  • 2014 A Story in Photographs: Don Kallaway’s War Journey: Part 1: Egypt, Palestine and Lybia, Military History Journal 16(3) (June): 103-07 Part II: Italy, 1945, Military History Journal 16(4)(December): 127-31.
  • 2012 “Science and policy: Anthropology and Education in British colonial Africa in the inter-war years,” Pedagogical Historical, 48(3): 411-430).
  • 2011 “Historical Trends in Overseas Scholarship Funding in Southern Africa prior to 1994,” Norrag News, 45, Special edition on The New Politics of Overseas Scholarships & Awards? : Old and New Providers: East & West, North & South. NORRAG website, www.norrag.org  
  • 2011 “Adapting to African Realities versus International Outcomes, ”A paper presented at a conference in honour of Prof Michel Carton, Graduate School of International and Development Studies, Geneva,and published as Conference Proceedings as part of a collection entitled  Knowledge, Skills and Development: Global Frameworks and Local Realities in Higher and Technical Education. See NORAG Website (www.norag.org) (2011)
  • 2011   Review of Cynthia Kros, The Seeds of Separate Development: Origins of Bantu Education (Pretoria, UNISA. 2010) in South African Historical Journal, June 1911.
  • 2010 “Civic education in the context of South Africa’s history and political struggles,” Southern African Review of Education, 16 (1): 15-38.
  • 2008 “Education, Health and Social Welfare in the late Colonial Context: The International Missionary Council and Educational Transition in the Inter-War Years with specific reference to colonial Africa,” History of Education.
  • 2008 with Crain Soudien, “Education in Africa”: Contribution to the International Encyclopaedia of Education (London, Routledge References).