Dr Humbulani Samson Tshamano is a Lecturer in the Department of Human Sciences. He has worked for over 18 years in the higher education sector. He specialises in gender, agrarian, contemporary, economic, liberation and popular histories. He obtained BA, BA Hons (History), UED (Univen), MA (History) (UJ), PhD in History (Univen). Dr. Tshamano has supervised Honours & Masters students. Dr. Tshamano is a member of the Senate as well as a member of the Quality Assurance Committee in the Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences and Education at the University of Venda. He has published extensively in peer reviewed and accredited journals. Among his recent publications are:
1) Rafapa LJ, Nengome A.Z. & Tshamano H.S. 2011 ‘Instances of Bessie Head’s Feminism, Womanism and Africanness in her Novels’, Tydskrif Vir Letterkunde, 48 (2), 112-121
2) Tshamano H & Mahosi T.2012. ‘The Challenges Facing Traditional Versus Municipal Authorities in the Thulamela Local Municipality of the Vhembe District of Limpopo Province, South Africa’, Journal of African and Asian Local Government Studies, Vol. 1 (3), 138-148 4)
3) Tshamano H.S & Mahosi T.N. 2013. ‘The Influence of Freedom Songs on the Escalation of With-hunting and Burning in the Venda Homeland, 1989-1995, ‘Oral History Journal of South Africa, Vol. 1(1), 31-44.

Department: Department of Human Sciences
Designation: Lecturer
Qualifications: BA, BA Hons (History), UED (Univen), MA (History) (UJ), PhD in History (Univen)
Phone: +2715 962 8499
Email: tshamano@univen.ac.za
Office: 27, Humanities and Social Sciences Building

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