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Dr Lwazi Lushaba

Dr Lwazi Lushaba has a BA (Hons) from the University of Transkei, an MA in Philosophy from the University of Ibadan, an MPhil from the Centre for Studies in Social Sciences in Kolkata, and a PhD from the University of the Witwatersrand. He has taught at Fort Hare and Wits, and he has held a Visiting Fellowship at the African Studies Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands.

Lushaba’s interests include political philosophy, in particular German phenomenology and Enlightenment philosophy; Subaltern Studies (decolonial thought, the politics of representation, and postcolonial theory); African Politics, including African political economy and the postcolonial African state; and radical African/Black traditions of intellectual thought.

His publications include Hendricks, C. and Lushaba, L. (eds) From National Liberation to Democratic Renaissance in Southern Africa (Dakar: CODESRIA, 2005); and Lushaba, L. (2009) Development as Modernity, Modernity as Development (Dakar: CODESRIA, 2009).


Contact details: 

  • Physical Address: Room 5.24.1, Robert Leslie Building, Upper Campus
  • Postal Address: Department of Political Studies, University of Cape Town, Private Bag, Rondebosch 7700.
  • Tel: +27 21 650 2050
  • Fax: +27 21 650 3799 (fax)
  • Email: lwazi.lushaba@uct.ac.za