Dr Dineo Skosana

Political Studies, Wits University, South Africa

I work on the impacts of development on heritage sites, ancestral graves in particular. My work investigates cases of exhumations and reburials because of extractive industries in South Africa. I have interest on indigenous politics in South Africa and different parts of the world.

Skosana. D. (2021) ‘Grave matters: dispossession and the desecration of ancestral graves by mining corporations in South Africa’, Journal of Contemporary African Studies, 40:1, 1-16.

Skosana. D, (2021) ‘Mining, graves sites and dispossession in Mpumalanga’’, in W. Beinart, R. Kingwill & G. Capps (eds) Land, Law and Chiefs in Rural South Africa: Contested Histories and Current Struggles, Johannesburg: Wits University Press, 104-120.

Skosana. D. (2017) ‘Protecting the dead: the South African National Heritage Resources Act in context’, in M. Christian Green, R.I.J. Hackett, L. Hansen & F. Venter (eds) Religious Pluralism, Heritage and Social Development, Stellenbosch: Sun MeDIA, 315-331.

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