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H F Heese

H F Heese 1985

Author of historical publications
University Archivist, Stellenbosch University since 1999

Hans Friedrich Heese was born on 26 July 1944, the last of 6 children and the only son of J A Heese. He studied at the University of Stellenbosch (BA, S.T.D., 1966, M.Phil Journalism 2001) and at the University of Cape Town (MA, History, 1974, Ph.D., History, 1976).

1967-1968: History Teacher, Kongwe High School, Malawi
1969-1970: Teacher, Upington High School
1970-1974: Teacher-Psychologist, Jan Mohr High School, Windhoek
1974-1975: Senior Teacher-Psychologist, Ottery School of Industry
1976-1977: Lecturer-Researcher, Institute for Historical Research, University of the Western Cape
1978-1998: Senior Lecturer-Researcher, Institute for Historical Research, University of the Western Cape
1999- : University Archivist, Stellenbosch University
1979- : Motoring Journalist; articles in numerous SA and German motoring magazines. SA correspondent of Auto Katalog (Stuttgart) since 1998.

He is married to Melinda Smith.

Member of:
South African Society for Cultural History (Ex-Member of National Executive)
South African Guild of Motoring Journalists
South African History Society
South African -German Cultural Society (Member of Executive, Cape Town Branch )
Berliner Gesellschaft für Missionsgeschichte, Germany (Founder member and former treasurer and representative of the South African Branch)
Van Riebeeck Society
Founder and first patron of the Mountain Club of the University of the Western Cape, 1978
Honorary Member, Mountain Club, Stellenbosch University
Founder and Director: Galimoto Media

Cars and motoring history

Groep sonder grense
Over 60 publications, among them 8 book contributions, Academy articles, reviews, conference papers and articles in journals, newspapers and magazines

A Select Bibliography on Race Relations at the Cape, 1652-1795 (Co-authors: P.L. Scholtz and H.C. Bredekamp), 1976
'n Historiografiese Beeld van Volkereverhoudinge aan die Kaap tydens die Kompanjiesbestuur, 1652-1795 (Co-authors: P.L. Scholtz and H.C. Bredekamp), 1976
Groep sonder grense: Die rol en status van die gemengde bevolking aan die Kaap, 1652–1795, 1984/2005
Deutsche Missionsstrasse (Editor of Brochure), 1992
Reg en Onreg: Kaapse Regspraak in die Agtiende Eeu, 1994
Amsterdam tot Zeeland: 'n Stellenbosse slawegeskiedenis 1679 - 1834, SUN Press, 2016

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