Dr Terence Mashingaidze

Dr Terence Mashingaidze

Executive Dean : Faculty Of Arts


Qualifications:

  • BA General,
  • BA Special Honours,
  • MA (UZ, Z~bwe),
  • PhD, University of Minnesota, USA

Research Interests:

African liberation movements and nationalism; human rights; conflict and reconciliation processes; development induced spatial dislocations; the politics of natural resource management and access; and the political economy of health and disease

Publications:

Book Chapters

  • “What Blacks, which Africans and in whose Zimbabwe? Pan-Africanism, Race and the Politics of Belonging in a Post-Colonial State, 2000-2008,” in Sabelo J. Gatsheni-Ndlovu and James Muzondidya, Redemptive or Grotesque Nationalism: Rethinking Contemporary Politics in Zimbabwe, Oxford: Peter Lang AG International Academic Publishers, 2010.
  • “Guardians of the Nation or Unruly Disciples?: A Critique of Youth and Governance in Post-Colonial Zimbabwe’s Contested Political Spaces,” in Richard Bowd and Annie Barbra Chikwanha, Understanding Africa`s Contemporary Conflicts: Origins, Challenges and Peacebuilding, Monograph 173, Pretoria: Institute of Security Studies, 2010
    “The 1987 Zimbabwe National Unity Accord and its Aftermath: A Case of Peace without Reconciliation?,” in C Hendricks and L Lushaba (eds), From National Liberation to Democratic Renaissance in Southern Africa, Dakar: CODESRA, 2005
    Refereed Articles
  • “Unmasking Silences and Impunity: The Zimbabwe Peace Project`s e-Activism in a Polarised Political Dispensation, 2000-2013”, Africa Security Review, 25, 4, 2016 (Forthcoming)
    “Nationalism and its Discontents: The Liberation Struggle Legacies in Post-colonial Zimbabwe’s Contested Political Spaces,” African Journal of Democracy and Governance, Volume 2, Number 3 and 4, 2016.
  • “The Food Security-Conflict Nexus in Zimbabwe: A Historical Analysis of Everyday Experiences, 1980-2008,” Journal of African Security, Peace and Tolerance Studies, Volume 1, Number 1, 2013
  • “Beyond the Kariba Dam Induced Displacements: The Zimbabwean Tonga`s Struggles for Restitution, 1990s-2000s”, The International Journal on Group and
    Minority Rights, Number 20, 2013, pp.381-404
  • “Pan-Africanism and its Ambivalences in the African Methodist Episcopal Church in South Africa, 1896-1920s”, The Dyke, A Journal of the Midlands State University,
    2013
  • “Masotsha Sergeant Ndlovu: A Biography,” in Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Emmanuel K. Akyeampong, eds, Dictionary of African Biography, New York: Oxford University Press, 2011
  • “Canaan Sodindo Banana: A Biography,” in Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Emmanuel K. Akyeampong, eds, Dictionary of African Biography, New York: Oxford University Press, 2011
  • “Zimbabwe’s Illusive National Healing and Reconciliation Processes: From Independence to the Inclusive Government 1980 – 2009,” Conflict Trends, Volume 1, 2010
  • “Power, Disease and Prejudice: A Historiographical Overview of the Syphilis Contagion in Colonial Sub-Saharan Africa, 1890s-1950s,” Global South: SEPHIS e-magazine, Special Volume on the History of Medicine in the Context of the Global South, 6, 3, July 2010

Editorial Boards:

Mgbakoigba: Journal of African Studies (Nigeria)

Conferences:

  • The International Criminal Court (ICC): A Blessing or a Curse for African Human Rights Mechanisms, paper presented at Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forums` African Human Rights Day Celebrations, Harare, 21 October 2013
  • Reconceptualising Genocide in Zimbabwe: An Analysis of the Gukurahundi Massacres through the Lens of “Chithamuzi,” paper presented at the Mass Violence and Genocide in Africa: Colonial and Post-Colonial Perspectives Colloquium, University of Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa, 26 September 2013.
  • Zimbabwe`s Transition and Beyond: Framing the Peace Agenda, paper presented at the “Zimbabwe`s Transition and Beyond: Young People Setting the Agenda” Peace Summit, Holiday Inn, Bulawayo, 19 July 2013.
  • Beyond the Kariba Dam Induced Displacements: The Zimbabwean Tonga People`s Struggles for Restitution and Local Development, 1990s-2000s, Second Annual International Conference on Challenges of Development in Africa, Catholic University of East Africa, Nairobi, Kenya, 25-29 June 2013.
  • “The best land belongs to the state and its wild animals”: The Tonga and struggles for artificially scarce natural resources in north-western Zimbabwe, 1958 -1980s, International Association for the Study of Forced Migration (IASFM) 13: Governing Migration, Kampala, Uganda, 3-6 July 2011.
  • “Animals are always right and the people are always wrong”: The Zimbabwean Tonga People and CAMPFIRE, 1970s to 2009, ICGC Brownbag Lunch Series, University of Minnesota, 19 November 2010.
  • Pan-Africanism and the Contradictory Articulations of the Politics of Belonging in Post-Colonial Zimbabwe, 2000-2008, ICGC Brownbag Lunch Series, University of Minnesota, 29 January 2010.
  • Nationalism and its Discontents: Reflections on the Liberation Struggle Legacies in Post-Colonial Zimbabwe’s Contested Political Spaces, 1980-2005, Conference on Liberation in Southern Africa: New Perspectives, University of Cape Town, South Africa, 4-6 September 2008.
  • Guardians of the Nation or Unruly Disciples?: A Critique of Youth and Governance in Post-Colonial Zimbabwe’s Contested Political Spaces, Conference on Peace and Security in Africa: Beyond the AU Charter- Peace, Security and Justice African Human Security Initiative, Addis Ababa, 20-23 February 2008.
  • The 1987 Zimbabwe National Unity Accord and its Aftermath: A Case of Peace without Reconciliation?, The “Southern Africa: From National Liberation to Democratic Renaissance” Conference, co-hosted by the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) and the Faculty of Social Sciences, Grand Palm Hotel, Gaborone, Botswana, 18-19 October 2003.
  • Paradigms of Exclusion: Youths and Governance in Post-Colonial Zimbabwe, Organisation for Social Science Research in Eastern and Southern Africa (OSSREA-Zimbabwe Midlands Branch) Workshop, Midlands State University, Gweru, Zimbabwe, 20 September 2003.
  • The African Union in a Globalising World: Reflections and Visions, Lecture presented at the Zimbabwe Institute for International Affairs` Diplomatic Training Programme for the Government of Zimbabwe Military Officers, Harare International Conference Centre, 25 August 2003.
  • A Critical Analysis of Voter Apathy in the Midlands Province (Collaborative Research), Midlands State University, 20 February 2002.
  • Constitutional Crisis in a Traditional Polity: The Case of the Hera People of Central Zimbabwe in the late Colonial Period, History Matters: New Ideas in Zimbabwean Historiography, Valedictory Workshop in honour of Professor Terence O. Ranger, Monomotapa Hotel, Harare, 25-29 June 2001.
  • A Socio-political History of Women in Zimbabwe: A Critical Analysis of a Transforming Society from the Late Pre-colonial to 1950, Human Rights and Democracy Seminar, University of Zimbabwe, 2-6 October 2000.