Kaleidoscopio’s archaeologist Albino Jopela has written a review chapter on The traditional custodianship system in Southern Africa. The chapter is a contribution to the book Traditional Management Systems at Heritage Sites in Africa published by the African World Heritage Fund (AWHF) in October 2016. With the analysis centred on the Matobo site in Zimbabwe and Mount Mulange in Malawi, the chapter assesses the effectiveness of traditional custodianship of natural and cultural heritage in World Heritage sites in the Southern Africa. The chapter concludes with a discussion of the possibility of the implementation of an integrated management system for World Heritage sites in Southern Africa.
Anésio Manhiça receives the 2017 Christian Geffray Dissertation AwardOctober 2, 2017
Congratulations to Anésio Manhiça, an anthropologist based at Kaleidoscopio whose Honours dissertation concluded in 2016 and titled A metamorfose da cidade: vivências e práticas quotidianas dos espaços na “Sommershield II” is the winner of the 2017 Christian Geffray Award. Established in 2016 by the Franco-Mozambican Association of Humanities and Social Sciences (AFRAMO-CHS), the Christian Geffray …
Carmeliza Rosário joins KaleidoscopioAugust 17, 2017
Carmeliza Rosário, a doctoral student in Social Anthropology at the University of Bergen, Norway joins the Kaleidoscopio as an associate researcher. Rosário is concluding her PhD project that discusses the relationship between memory and women of power and authority in Zambezia. At Kaleidoscopio, Rosario is part of the working group that explores the intersection between …
Alex Shankland and Euclides Gonçalves discuss ProSAVANA imaginariesJune 15, 2016
The Triangular Co-operation Programme for Agricultural Development of the Tropical Savannah in Mozambique (ProSAVANA), generates controversy. At the centre of the debate is the fear that large scale commercial agriculture might produce in Mozambique, similar adverse effects on peasant agriculture as those reported to have resulted from Brazil’s Cerrado Development programme (PRODECER). In an article …