Raymond Tatenda Ndhlovu

  • Discipline:

    History & Heritage Science

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Raymond Tatenda Ndhlovu is a Researcher-Writer at the Southern African Research and Documentation Centre (SARDC), an independent regional knowledge resource centre and think tank established to strengthen regional policy perspectives and track implementation on a range of issues in southern Africa. He holds a Bachelors’ degree in History and International Studies, and a Master’s degree in Development Studies. He is actively engaged in various initiatives and projects which cover history and heritage issues and youth perspectives. The current focus is the UNESCO, SADC, SARDC initiative for the production of resource materials on Southern African Liberation History intended to provide the regional dimensions and linkages of national liberation movements in the SADC region and the values of Ubuntu, unity and solidarity to help to address the challenges of xenophobia and otherness. He has keen interest in precolonial history, African societies, indigenous knowledge and their relevance today, and exploring the roots, results and regional dimensions of liberation history. He actively participated in the review of the SADC and UNESCO Regional Curriculum Review document, and the Roadmap for integrating Global Citizenship Education and Liberation History in teaching and learning in SADC Member States.

Areas of Expertise:

  • History
  • Heritage issues
  • Youth perspectives

Current Position(s):

  • Since 2019: Researcher-Writer, Southern Africa Research and Documentation Centre

Past Position(s)

  • 2017 – 2018: Research Assistant, Southern Africa Research and Documentation Centre

Prizes & Awards:

  • 2022: Midlands State University Book Prize