Anthropology: South Africa

Martin, J., van Wijk, C. & Hans-Arendse, C. 2013

‘“Missing in action”: the significance of bodies in African bereavement rituals’, Psychology in Society, 44, 42-63.

Ngubane S. 2012

‘Death and burial practices in contemporary Zulu culture’, Mankind Quarterly, 53:1, 91–109.

Ngubane, S. 2004

‘Traditional practice on burial systems with special reference to the Zulu people of South Africa’, Indilinga African Journal of Indigenous Knowledge Systems, 3:2, 171-177.


The Cemetery Research Group runs two events a year: in May and in November. Follow the links and send in an abstract