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Prof. Gilbert Collin Pwiti


PhD Archaeology - (1996) - University of Uppsala, MPhil - Archaeology (1985) - Cambridge University,BA Dual Hons – History and African Languages (1980) (UZ)

Academic Appointments:

Professor in the department of Archeology at the University of Zimbabwe

Research Interests:

Spatial Archaeology
Cultural Heritage Tourism
Farming Communities
Heritage Management

Faculty: Arts and Humanities
Department: Archeology
Research Category: Arts

Phone: +263 242 303211

Pwiti, G. 1991. Trade and economies in southern Africa: the archaeological evidence. Zambezia 18 (2), 119-129.

Pwiti, G. 1994. Prehistory, archaeology and education in Zimbabwe, in P. G. Stone & B.L. Molyneaux (ed.) The Presented Past: Heritage, Museums and Education: 338-48. London: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group.

Pwiti, G. 1996. Continuity and Change: An Archaeological Study of Farming Communities in Northern Zimbabwe AD 500-1700. Studies in African Archaeology 13. Uppsala: Societas Archaeologica Upsaliensis.

Pwiti, G. 1996. Let the ancestors rest in peace? New challenges for cultural heritage management in Zimbabwe. Conservation and Management of Archaeological Sites 1(3), 151-160.

Pwiti, G. 1997a. Caves, Monuments and Texts: Zimbabwean Archaeology Today. Studies in African Archaeology 14. Uppsala: Department of Archaeology and Ancient History.

Pwiti, G, and Ndoro, W. 1999. The legacy of colonialism: Perceptions of the cultural heritage in Southern Africa, with special reference to Zimbabwe. The African Archaeological Review 16(3): 143-153.

Pwiti, G. 2004. Economic change, ideology and the development of cultural complexity in northern Zimbabwe. Azania 39: 265-82.

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