Past Member

Jacob S. T. Dlamini

Friends of the Institute for Advanced Study Member

Affiliation

Social Science

Field of Study

Social and Political History of Conservation in Africa

Home Institution

Princeton University
From
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Jacob S. T. Dlamini is interested in the social and political history of protected areas in Africa, with a particular focus on the relationship between conservation and African/black nationalism. His research is driven by a seemingly simple question: what did black nationalists think about conservation?

Dates at IAS

Member
School of Social Science

Degrees

Yale University
Ph.D.
2012

Honors

2016
South African Literary Awards Non-fiction Prize
2016
(South African) National Institute for the Humanities and Social Science Best Monograph Award
2015
Alan Paton Award for Best Creative Non-fiction

Appointments

Harvard University
2014–2015
Visiting Scholar
University of Barcelona
2012–2014
Post-doctoral researcher