Professor Shadreck Chirikure

Research Profile

Selected Research Activities

  • Archaeometry and social formation in southern Africa (British Academy, PI)
  • Hinterland and coastal southern Africa (National Research Foundation of South Africa, PI)
  • Decolonial Archaeologies (University of Cape Town; PI)

Selected Editorial Project(s):

Oxford Research Encyclopaedia of African Archaeology (Editor in Chief)

Selected Research Awards:

Award for Best Paper Published in Antiquity, 2008 & 2019

Association of Commonwealth /universities Fellowship, 2017

British Academy Global Professorship, 2018

 

Publications
  • Crafting power: New perspectives on the political economy of southern Africa, AD 900–1300

    Moffett, AJ, Hall, S, Chirikure, S
  • Issues Emerging: Thoughts on the Reflective Articles on Coronavirus (COVID-19) and African Archaeology.

    Chirikure, S
  • STYLE, CHRONOLOGY AND CULTURE: A CRITICAL REVIEW OF WHITTY'S STYLISTIC CLASSIFICATION OF ZIMBABWE CULTURE USING EVIDENCE FROM THE HWANGE DISTRICT, NORTHWESTERN ZIMBABWE.

    Shenjere, P, Pwiti, G, Sagiya, E, CHIRIKURE, S, Ndoro, W, Makuvaza, S
  • Shades of Urbanism(s) and Urbanity in Pre-Colonial Africa Towards Afro-Centred Interventions

    CHIRIKURE, S
  • COVID-19 Pandemic and Africa: From the Situation in Zimbabwe to a Case for Precision Herbal Medicine.

    Dandara, C, Dzobo, K, Chirikure, S
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Teaching

Undergraduate

Undergraduate course lecturer for:

  • FHS Core Paper 4 - Urbanisation and Change in Complex Societies

Post-graduate Teaching

Archaeology of colonialism

Lecturer for MSc in Archaeological Science