Wits History Workshop ·   Professor Phil Bonner (1945-2017)

Heritage SA shared Wits History Workshop‘s post. Published by Jacques Stoltz · 26 September at 12:38 ·  Hamba Kahle, Phil Bonner.     It is with deepest sadness that the History Workshop announces the passing of our beloved colleague, mentor, friend and comrade, Emeritus Professor Phil Bonner. Phil Bonner joined the Wits History Department in 1971 and…

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Jake Tuli honoured

  A blue heritage plaque now honours the legacy of legendary boxer Jake Tuli, a South African professional fly, bantam and featherweight boxer who was the first black South African to hold a British Empire championship title after beating Teddy Gardner in 1952 in the flyweight category. Tuli died in…

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GOLDEN SHIELD HERITAGE AWARDS 2017

Golden Shield Heritage Awards We recognise the contribution of individuals, groups, or organisations/academic institutions that protect, preserve and promote the country’s heritage. The award recipients and the projects reflect best practice in promotion, preservation, conservation and/or interpretation of our heritage. Nominations are welcomed from all disciplines that have a direct…

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