Database: Letters to the Aborigines Protection Society

Following the principles of open scholarship, I have created a database of the letters I have digitized and transcribed during my research on the APS. Also contains blog posts about how to do research with letters, how to work with sensitive subject matter, and highlighting interesting tidbits from the archive.

Gallery: Historical GIS and mapping visualizations

Land plays a large part in the historical narratives I study, and so translating complex geographical stories through GIS visualizations is an important means of making my research accessible and engaging.

Blog post: Resisting the forced labour system in colonial South Africa, 1877–1879

I wrote a short blog based on my article "Shadrach Boyce Mama and the ‘Kaffir Depot': Navigating Imperial Networks to Agitate against the Forced Removal of Xhosa Women and Children from Cape Town, May–December 1879" in order to make that article accessible to public audiences.

Blog post: There were Victorian Indigenous Rights Activists?

I wrote a short blog based on my article "The Aborigines' Protection Society as an Anticolonial Network: Rethinking the APS "from the bottom up" through letters written by Black South Africans, 1883-87" in order to make that article accessible to public audiences.