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Nick Shepherd

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  • Institut for Kultur og Samfund - Afdeling for Arkæologi og Kulturarvsstudier
Postaddresse:
Moesgård Allé 20
4211
8270
Højbjerg
Danmark

E-mail: ns@cas.au.dk

Curriculum Vitae

DEGREES

  • PhD in Archaeology (University of Cape Town, 1998. Archaeology and Postcolonialism in South Africa.) Supervisor: Martin Hall. Examiners: Barbara Bender, Matthew Johnson, Peter Ucko.
  • BA – 1988 UCT (with distinction), BA Hons – 1989 UCT (with distinction)

 POSITIONS

  • Current: Associate Professor, Department of Archaeology and Heritage Studies, Aarhus University, Denmark.
  • Current: Artist in Residence, Reinwardt Academy, Amsterdam University of the Arts; attached to the Museum and Heritage Studies programme. http://www.ahk.nl/en/research-groups/art-practice/artists-in-residence/present-guests/nick-shepherd/
  • Current: Research Fellow, Centre for Critical Heritage Studies, University of Gothenburg.
  • Current: Honorary Researcher, Department of Anthropology and Sociology, Colgate University.
  • Current: Co-director, O’Connell Shepherd Academic Services. http://oconnellshepherd.com
  • 2016-2017: Academic Director, CIEE Cape Town (the Council on International Educational Exchange).
  • 2009-2017: Associate Professor of Archaeology and African Studies, University of Cape Town. Convener of the Masters and PhD programme in Heritage and Public Culture in Africa.
  • May-June 2016: Visiting Associate Professor of Sustainable Heritage Management, Aarhus University.
  • August 2015-May2016: Distinguished Visiting Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Colgate University (appointed to the A. Lindsay O’Conner Chair of American Institutions).
  • 2012-2015: Head of the African Studies Unit of the New School of African and Gender Studies at the University of Cape Town.
  • 2005-2012: Editor-in-chief of Archaeologies: Journal of the World Archaeological Congress (New York: Springer Press).
  • 2009: Visiting Associate Professor in the Centre for African Studies and the Programme for Science Studies, University of Basel, Switzerland.
  • 2008: Visiting Associate Professor of Archaeology and Africana Studies, Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World, Department of Africana Studies, and the John Nicholas Brown Institute for the Public Humanities and Cultural Heritage, Brown University.
  • 2004-2008: Member of the Executive Committee of the World Archaeological Congress.
  • 2004-2005: Mandela Fellow, W.E.B. Du Bois Institute, Harvard University.

Kvalifikationer

Archaeology, PhD, University of Cape Town

Dimissionsdato: 4 dec. 1998

Ansættelse

Lektor

Institut for Kultur og Samfund - Afdeling for Arkæologi og Kulturarvsstudier

Aarhus Universitet

Højbjerg, Danmark

21 mar. 2017 → nu

Institut for Kultur og Samfund - Forhistorisk Arkæologi, fag

Aarhus Universitet

Højbjerg, Danmark

10 feb. 20177 mar. 2017

Gæsteprofessor

Institut for Kultur og Samfund - Europastudier, fag

Aarhus Universitet

Aarhus C, Danmark

28 apr. 201613 jul. 2016

Publikationer

A Decolonial Diary: Traversing the colonial pasts and presents of the Cape of Good Hope

Shepherd, N. & Ernsten, C., 2021, (Accepteret/In press) I: Journal of Contemporary Archaeology.

Spectres of Cape Town: Heritage, memory and restitution in contemporary South African art, architecture and museum practices

Shepherd, N. & Joffe, D., 2021, (E-pub ahead of print) I: Heritage and Society.

A Slow Catastrophe: Anthropocene Futures and Cape Town’s “Day Zero”

Shepherd, N., okt. 2020, Catastrophes in Context. Riede, F. & Sheets, P. (red.). New York: Berghahn Books, s. 397-424

A slow catastrophe: Anthropocene futures and cape town's "day zero"

Shepherd, N., sep. 2020, Going Forward by Looking Back: Archaeological Perspectives on Socio-Ecological Crisis, Response, and Collapse. Riede, F. & Sheets, P. (red.). Berghahn Books, s. 397-424 28 s. (Catastrophes in Context, Bind 3).

After the #Fall: The shadow of Cecil Rhodes at the University of Cape Town

Shepherd, N., sep. 2020, I: City. 24, 3-4, s. 565-579 15 s.

A Grammar of Decoloniality

Shepherd, N., 2020, Colonial and Decolonial Linguistics: Knowledges and Epistemes. Scorch, A., Deumert, A. & Shepherd, N. (red.). Oxford: Oxford University Press

An Anthropocene Journey: Walking as Embodied Research

Shepherd, N. & Ernsten, C., 2020, (Accepteret/In press) Routledge Handbook of Art, Science and Technology Studies. Rogers, H. S., Halpern, M., D. H. & de Ridder-Vignone, K. (red.). Routledge

Archaeology and Decoloniality

Shepherd, N., Gnecco, C. & Haber, A., 2020, (Afsendt) Duke University Press.

Cape Town’s “Day Zero” Drought: Notes on a Future History of Urban Dwelling

Shepherd, N., 2020, (Accepteret/In press) I: Space & Culture.

Colonial and Decolonial Linguistics: Knowledges and Epistemes

Deumert, A. (red.), Storch, A. (red.) & Shepherd, N. (red.), 2020, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Decolonisation, Decarbonisation and COVID-19: Rethinking Heritage in Precarious Times

Shepherd, N. (red.), 2020, (Under udarbejdelse) Routledge.

Drift, Pause, Indirection: Walking as embodied research in emergent Anthropocene landscapes

Shepherd, N. (red.) & Ernsten, C. (red.), 2020, (Under udarbejdelse)

Special Issue: Decolonising Heritage

Shepherd, N. & Cohen, J. B., 2020, (Afsendt)

Spectres of Cecil Rhodes at the University of Cape Town

Shepherd, N., Oldfield, J. (red.) & Knudsen, B. T. (red.), 2020, (Afsendt) Echoes of Coloniality: New Perspectives on Decolonizing European Heritage. Routledge

Wandelen in het antropoceen

Shepherd, N. & Ernsten, C., 2020, Voorland Groningen: Wandelingen door het antropoceen. Ernsten, C., Minkema, M. & Visser, D-J. (red.). Rotterdam: NAi Publishers, s. 196-205

Archaeology in the Shadow of Apartheid: Race, Science and Prehistory

Shepherd, N., apr. 2019, I: South African Archaeological Society Goodwin Series. 12, s. 13-21

Making sense of "Day Zero": Slow catastrophes, Anthropocene futures and the story of Cape Town's water crisis

Shepherd, N., 2019, I: Water. 11, 9, 19 s., 1744.

The Golden Spike, the Silver Maul: Response to "The Archaeology of Precarious Lives: Chinese Railway Workers in Nineteenth-Century North America" by Barbara l. Voss

Shepherd, N., jun. 2018, I: Current Anthropology. 59, 3, s. 306 1 s.

The Walking Seminar: Embodied Research in Emergent Anthropocene Landscapes

Shepherd, N., Ernsten, C. & Visser, D-J., 2018, Amsterdam: Reinwardt Academy of the Amsterdam University of the Arts. 76 s.

La Mano del Arqueologo: Ensayos 2001-2015

Shepherd, N., 2017, Universidad del Cauca, JAS Arqueología, Noches Blancas. 243 s.

Arqueología y decolonialidad

Shepherd, N., Gnecco, C. & Haber, A., 2016, Ediciones del Signo. 180 s.

Contract Archaeology in South Africa: Traveling Theory, Local Memory and Global Designs

Shepherd, N., dec. 2015, I: International Journal of Historical Archaeology. 19, 4, s. 748-763 16 s.

Arqueologia de contrato na Africa do Sul: teorias viajantes, memoria local e projectos globais.

Shepherd, N., 2015, I: Revista de Arqueologia. 28, 2, s. 78-96

Digging Deep: A hauntology of Cape Town

Shepherd, N., 2015, Archaeology for the People: Joukowsky Institute Perspectives.. Cherry, J. & Rojas, F. (red.). Oxford: Oxbow Books, s. 96-107

The Mirror in the Ground: Archaeology, photography and the making of a disciplinary archive

Shepherd, N., 2015, Cape Town: Jonathan Ball Publishers and the Centre for Curating the Archive. 140 s.

The law, the market and the discipline of archaeology: an undisciplined reading.

Shepherd, N., 2015, Challenging the Dichotomy: The licit and illicit in archaeological and heritage discourses.. Field, L., Gnecco, C. & Watkins, J. (red.). Tucson: University of Arizona Press, s. 23-40

The law, the market and the discipline of archaeology: an undisciplined reading.

Shepherd, N., 2015, I: International Journal of Historical Archaeology. 19, 4

After Ethics: Ancestral voices and postdisciplinary worlds in archaeology

Shepherd, N. & Haber, A., 2014, Springer Press.

Commentary: Debating ethics in African archaeology

Shepherd, N., 2014, I: Azania: Archaeological Research in Africa. 49, 2, s. 261-264 4 s.

The Hand of the Archaeologist: Historical catastrophe, regimes of care, excision, relationality, undisciplinarity

Shepherd, N. & Haber, A., 2014, Courature. Hamilton, C. & Skotnes, P. (red.). Cape Town: Jacana Media , s. 110-123

The humility of Sarah Baartman

Shepherd, N., 2014, Object Relations: Essays and images. Cape Town: Michaelis School of Fine Art, s. 46-49

Undisciplining Archaeological Ethics.

Shepherd, N., 2014, After Ethics: Ancestral voices and postdisciplinary worlds in archaeology. Haber, A. & Shepherd, N. (red.). New York: Springer

Archaeology in the Postcolony: Disciplinary entrapments, subaltern epistemologies

Shepherd, N., 2013, The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology of the Contemporary World. Graves-Brown, P., Harrison, R. & Piccini, A. (red.). Oxford University Press, s. 425-436

The uncreated man. A story of archaeology and imagination

Shepherd, N., dec. 2012, I: Archaeological Dialogues. 19, 2, s. 171-194 24 s.

Counter-Practices of Global Life: A Response to Claire Smith

Shepherd, N. & Haber, A., aug. 2012, I: Public Archaeology. 11, 3, s. 144-150 7 s.

The Location of Theory: A Discussion with Homi Bhabha

Harmansah, O. & Shepherd, N., apr. 2012, I: Archaeologies-Journal of the world archaeological congress. 8, 1, s. 52-54 3 s.

Historical Archaeology in Africa

Shepherd, N., 2012, The Oxford Companion to Archaeology. Silberman, N. (red.). Oxford University Press

Ruin Memory: A hauntology of Cape Town.

Shepherd, N., 2012, Reclaiming Archaeology: Beyond the tropes of modernity.. Gonzalez-Ruibal, A. (red.). Oxford: Routledge, s. 233-243

The Humility of Sarah Baartman: Materiality, memory, experience and contrapuntal accounts.

Shepherd, N., 2012, Modern Materials: Proceedings from the Contemporary and Historical Archaeology and Theory Conference 2009. Fortenberry, B. & McAtackney, L. (red.). Oxford: British Archaeological Reports, s. 119-121

What's up with WAC? Archaeology and 'Engagement' in a Globalized World

Shepherd, N. & Haber, A., maj 2011, I: Public Archaeology. 10, 2, s. 96-115 20 s.

Archaeology Dreaming: Postapartheid urban imaginaries and the remains of the Prestwich Street dead.

Shepherd, N., 2011, New Perspectives in Global Public Archaeology. Okamura, K. & Matsuda, A. (red.). New York: Springer, s. 155-166

Showing, Telling, Looking: Intimate encounters in the making of South African archaeology

Shepherd, N., 2011, The Archaeology of Colonialism: Intimate encounters and sexual effects. Voss, B. & Casella, E. (red.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, s. 290-302

Archaeology and the Weight of History

Shepherd, N., aug. 2008, I: Archaeologies-Journal of the world archaeological congress. 4, 2, s. 205-207 3 s.

Heritage

Shepherd, N., 2008, New South African Keywords. Shepherd, N. & Robins, S. (red.). Cape Town and Athens, Ohio: Jacana Media and Ohio University Press, s. 116-128

Introduction: New South African keywords

Shepherd, N. & Robins, S., 2008, New South African Keywords. Cape Town and Athens, Ohio: Jacana Media and Ohio University Press, s. 1-12

New South African Keywords

Shepherd, N. (red.) & Robins, S. (red.), 2008, Ohio University Press. 266 s.

WAC at a Crossroads.

Shepherd, N., 2008, I: Archaeologies-Journal of the world archaeological congress. 4, 1, s. 1-4

Desire Lines: Space, Memory and Identity in the Post-Apartheid City

Murray, N. (red.), Shepherd, N. (red.) & Hall, M. (red.), 31 aug. 2007, Routledge. 328 s.

Archaeology dreaming - Post-apartheid urban imaginaries and the bones of the Prestwich Street dead

Shepherd, N., feb. 2007, I: Journal of Social Archaeology. 7, 1, s. 3-28 26 s.

Dialogos Desde el Sur: Foro Virtual: Arqueologia descolonization.

Shepherd, N., Lahiri, N., Watkins, J. & Zimmerman, L., 2007, I: Arqueologia Suramericana. 3, 1, s. 3-19

Eavesdropping on a Global Conversation.

Shepherd, N., 2007, I: Archaeologies-Journal of the world archaeological congress. 3, 1, s. 1-2

Introduction: Space, memory and identity in the postapartheid city.

Shepherd, N. & Murray, N., 2007, Desire Lines: Space, memory and identity in the postapartheid city. Murray, N., Shepherd, N. & Hall, M. (red.). Oxford: Routledge, s. 1-18

The World Below: Postapartheid urban imaginaries and the remains of the Prestwich Street dead

Shepherd, N., 2007, Desire Lines: Space, memory and identity in the postapartheid city. Murray, N., Shepherd, N. & Hall, M. (red.). Oxford: Routledge, s. 251-32

Urban imaginaries and memories of violence: Cape Town's Prestwich Street.

Shepherd, N. & Ernsten, C., 2007, I: Volume. 11, s. 138-41

Virtual Forum: Archaeology and decolonization.

Shepherd, N., Lahiri, N., Watkins, J. & Zimmerman, L., 2007, I: Archaeologies-Journal of the world archaeological congress. 3, 3, s. 390-412

Archaeology at the Sharp Edge of the Trowel.

Shepherd, N., 2006, I: Archaeologies-Journal of the world archaeological congress. 2, 2, s. 1-2

Historical Archaeology and Colonialism

Shepherd, N. & Lawrence, S., 2006, The Cambridge Companion to Historical Archaeology. Hicks, D. & Beaudry, M. (red.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, s. 69-86

Local Practice, Global Discipline.

Shepherd, N., 2006, I: Archaeologies-Journal of the world archaeological congress. 2, 1, s. 1-2

What Does it Mean to Give the Past Back to the People? Archaeology and Ethics in the Post-colony

Shepherd, N., 2006, Archaeology and Capitalism: From Ethics to Politics. Hamilakis, Y. & Duke, P. (red.). UCL Press London, s. 99-114

Who is doing courses in archaeology at South African universities? And what are they studying?

Shepherd, N., dec. 2005, I: South african archaeological bulletin. 60, 182, s. 123-126 4 s.

From "One World Archaeology" to One world: many archaeologies.

Shepherd, N., 2005, I: Archaeologies-Journal of the world archaeological congress. 1, 1, s. 1-4

Roots and Wings: Heritage Studies in the Humanities,

Shepherd, N., 2005, Shifting Boundaries of Knowledge; a view on social sciences, law and humanities in Africa. Marcus, T. & Hofmanner, A. (red.). Durban: University of KwaZulu Press, s. 125-40

South-South Exchange

Shepherd, N., 2005, I: Archaeologies-Journal of the world archaeological congress. 1, 2, s. 3-4

Who is doing courses in archaeology at South African universities? And what are they studying?

Shepherd, N., 2005, I: South African Archaeological Bulletin. 60, 182, s. 123-6

Heading South, Looking North: Why we need a postcolonial archaeology

Shepherd, N., 2004, I: Public Archaeology. 3, 4, s. 248-56

Pre-colonial Histories (Southern Africa)

Shepherd, N., 2004, Historical Companion to Postcolonial Literatures. Johnson, D. & Poddar, P. (red.).

State of the discipline: Science, culture and identity in South African archaeology, 1870-2003

Shepherd, N., dec. 2003, I: Journal of Southern African Studies. 29, 4, s. 823-844 22 s.

The archaeology of Southern Africa

Shepherd, N., nov. 2003, I: South african historical journal. 49, s. 286-289 4 s.

'When-the-hand-that-holds-the-trowel-is-black...' - Disciplinary practices of self-representation and the issue of 'native' labour in archaeology

Shepherd, N., okt. 2003, I: Journal of Social Archaeology. 3, 3, s. 334-352 19 s.

WAC5: In the belly of the beast.

Shepherd, N., 2003, I: Public Archaeology. 4, 2, s. 100-103

Heading south, looking north: Why we need a post-colonial archaeology

Shepherd, N., 1 dec. 2002, I: Archaeological Dialogues. 9, 2, s. 74-82 9 s.

Disciplining Archaeology: The Invention of South African Prehistory, 1923-1953

Shepherd, N., nov. 2002, I: Kronos. s. 127-145 19 s.

The Politic Body: When the drama of past conflict has been written on the bodies of its subjects.

Shepherd, N., 2002, I: Animated. Spring, s. 6-8

The politics of archaeology in Africa

Shepherd, N., 2002, I: Annual review of anthropology. 31, s. 189-209 21 s.

Who's watching Big Brother? Reality television and cultural power in South Africa.

Shepherd, N., 2002, I: Africa e Mediterraneo. 38, s. 67-9

Alternatives to what? Debating new heritage practises in South Africa: Reflections on the Mapping Alternatives Conference.

Shepherd, N., 2001, I: World Archaeological Bulletin. 15, s. 1-3

Careful Now! Teaching "race" in South Africa.

Shepherd, N., 2001, I: Monday Paper; Weekly newspaper of the University of Cape Town. 20, 20, s. 6

Crossing the street: Navigating through racism's heavy traffic.

Shepherd, N., 2001, I: Rhodes Journalism Review. s. 40 1 s.

The Politic Body: Contesting Difference with the Tshwaragano/ In Touch Integrated Dance Project.

Shepherd, N., 2001, I: Africa e Mediterraneo. s. 37

Aktiviteter

The Shadow of Cecil Rhodes at the University of Cape Town

Nick Shepherd (Foredragsholder)

4 nov. 2020

Moesgaard Autumn Lecture: The Politics and Poetics of Water in the Anthropocene

Nick Shepherd (Foredragsholder)

6 sep. 2019

'Rethinking the Past: The Cultural Politics of History, Memory and Temporality'

Sara Dybris McQuaid (Arrangør), Jacco Visser (Arrangør), Annemarie Majlund Jensen (Arrangør), Helle Strandgaard Jensen (Taler), Mads Anders Baggesgaard (Taler), Hans Lauge Hansen (Taler), Nick Shepherd (Taler), Laura McAtackney (Taler), Graham Dawson (Taler), Kate Newby (Taler), Tim Huzar (Taler), Anita Rupprecht (Taler), Diana González Martin (Taler) & Kristin O’Donnell (Taler)

20 nov. 201821 nov. 2018

Critical Heritage, Urban Activism and the Decolonial Turn

Britta Timm Knudsen (Arrangør) & Nick Shepherd (Arrangør)

16 maj 2017

Amsterdam University of the Arts

Nick Shepherd (Gæsteforsker)

20172018

Colgate University

Nick Shepherd (Gæsteforsker)

20152016

University of Basel

Nick Shepherd (Gæsteforsker)

2009 → …

Brown University

Nick Shepherd (Gæsteforsker)

2008 → …

Harvard University

Nick Shepherd (Gæsteforsker)

20042005

Priser

Artist-in-Residence

Shepherd, Nick (Modtager), 2017

Extraordinary Professor

Shepherd, Nick (Modtager), 2018

Projekter

CAST: Critical African Studies

Shepherd, N., O'Connell, S. & Highfield, J.

01/05/2020 → …

ECHOES: European Colonial Heritage Modalities in Entangled Cities

Shepherd, N., Ifversen, J., Kølvraa, C. L., Knudsen, B. T. & Andersen, C.

01/02/201831/01/2021

HATA: Heritage and the Anthropocene

Shepherd, N., Høybye, M., Cohen, J. B., Tolsgaard, D. M., Ernsten, C. & Robins, S.

01/06/201831/12/2021

DASAPP: Plant Memories, Botanical Colonialism and "growing" Danishness: the hidden history of Danish houseplants from Southern Africa

Shepherd, N., Thelle, M., Frausing, M. & Cohen, J. B.

01/10/202031/12/2023

Research Visit: Amber Abrams

Shepherd, N., Cohen, J. B. & Abrams, A.

01/01/201931/07/2019

Research Visit: Siona O'Connell

Shepherd, N. & O'Connell, S.

01/02/202130/04/2021

The Politics and Poetics of Water in the Anthropocene: Denmark and South Africa

Shepherd, N., Cohen, J. B., Høybye, M., Robins, S., Abrams, A. & Carden, K.

01/01/202031/12/2021