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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:

  • 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).