Dr. Nomathamsanqa Tisani

Dr Nomathamsanqa Tisani has worked in higher education institutions – Rhodes University, Cape Technikon, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, and the College of Transfiguration – in various capacities as a tutor, lecturer, and academic manager, as well as a member of the Executive management.  Her research in History covers 18th and 19th century writings on African historiography, as well as women in Mission Stations and 20th century women at Nokholeji (Fort Hare). She founded Eyethu Imbali, a community history project, which sought to redefine history with community members, teachers, and school children.  Dr Tisani was part of Prof. Kader Asmal’s National History Project that focussed on the revision of the history curriculum. Dr Tisani is team member of the NIHSS Project titled “Maternal Legacies of Knowledge and rethinking of the Eastern Cape”