Personal Details: Moloi, Tshepo
Co-director (since November 2022)
Member PHW Executive Board
Tshepo Moloi, PhD, is a senior lecturer in the department of History at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa. He obtained his MA and PhD in History from the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits).
Moloi is a member of the Wits History Workshop, the co-editor of Guerrilla Radios in Southern Africa: Broadcasters, Technology, Propaganda Wars and the Armed Struggle (2020), and the sole author of Place of Thorns: Black Political Protest in Kroonstad since 1976 (2015). He has also contributed chapters in the various volumes of The Road to Democracy in South Africa, edited by the South African Democracy Education Trust (SADET).
Moloi is also the editor of New Contree journal and president of the Southern African History Society. His research interests include histories of the liberation struggle in South Africa, with a particular focus on youth and student politics, and underground work. Moloi has worked on several public history projects, including Entering Tembisa: An oral history and photographic exploration of the community and Orlando West Soweto: An Illustrated History. His current public history project is on the Congress of South African Students (COSAS).