Premesh Lalu

Premesh Lalu is currently the Director of the Centre for Humanities Research (CHR) at UWC and Deputy Dean for Research and Post-graduate Studies in the Faculty of Arts at UWC. Prior to assuming the directorship of the CHR in 2008, he served since 1995 as lecturer, senior lecturer and Associate Professor in the Department of History at UWC, preceded by a two-year contract appointment as junior lecturer in History. He has lectured internationally and locally in South Africa on a broad range of themes, including histories of colonialism and apartheid, art and history, digitization of archives, and the humanities after apartheid.