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Profs Grace Khunou, Katijah Khoza-Shangase, Hugo Canham, Edith Dinong Phaswana

Black Academic Voices – The South African Experience, HSRC Press, 2019. (HSS Awards 2020 Non-Fiction Best Edited Volume Winner). The book captures the personal accounts of lived experiences of black academics at South African universities in the context of the ongoing debate for transformation and decolonization of higher education.

Prof Mcebisi Ndletyana

Prof Mcebisi Ndletyana’s book: Anatomy of the ANC in Power presents an intimate portrait of the ANC at a local level over a 28-year period and one that informs what is now playing out at a national level. The book was supported by NIHSS; published by HSRC Press.

Prof Grace Musila

Voices of Liberation Series: Wangari Maathai’s Registers of Freedom is a book celebrating the life of Kenyan scholar, writer, environmentalist and human rights activist Wangari Maathai. It was penned by Prof Grace Musila. The Voices of Liberation Series is a collaboration between NIHSS and HSRC Press. This project celebrates the lives and writings of African liberation activists – heroes and heroines.

Fred Khumalo

Fred Khumalo’s book: Dancing the Death Drill recounts the life of Pitso Motaung. It is a personal and political tale that spans continents and generations, moving from the battlefields of the Boer War to the front lines in France and beyond. Fred Khumalo: Dancing the Death Drill, won the HSS Awards 2019, Best Fiction Single Authored Volume category.

Dr Nduka Mntambo

Dr Nduka Mntambo showcased his large-scale exhibition titled: Asymmetries at The Point of Order Project Space in Johannesburg and Michaelis Galleries in Cape Town. “Asymmetries” Exhibition won the HSS Awards 2020, Best Visual Art category.