Biography: Ernest Moronda is a young social and cultural anthropologist with background in archaeology, social anthropology, and heritage studies. He has researched in areas of Neolithic culture, Swahili archaeology, and social change. He holds a position of Assistant Lecturer in the department of Sociology & Anthropology, University of Dar es Salaam. At present, he is a doctoral candidate in social and cultural anthropology at the Freie Universität Berlin. His research is focused on socio-cultural and political processes of heritage conceptions and heritage making.
PhD Thesis Working Title: An Ethnography: Re-Conceptualisation of Zanzibar Stone Town World Cultural Heritage Site
Supervisors: PD. Dr. Paola Ivanov; Prof. Dr. Kai Kresse (co-supervisor), Freie Universität Berlin.