Anele Lupuwana

Emerging scholar and intern at the Amazwi South African Museum of Literature

Anele Lupuwana, an emerging scholar, and intern at the Amazwi South African Museum of Literature, was born on April 25, 1997. She completed a Bachelor of Social Sciences degree at Walter Sisulu University, BA honours in Anthropology, and an MA (Anthropology) at Nelson Mandela University. She is presently a PhD candidate in Humanities at Rhodes University. Her present research, which strives to ethically preserve Traditional Healing Knowledge in museums, was informed by her experience as an emerging medical anthropologist working in a museum. Her prior research has been centred on a range of issues relating to the use of traditional medicine, such as the rules and regulations, misconceptions and contentions surrounding its use.

Reimagining Heritage, Archives and Museums: Today/Tomorrow Convening Cape Town February 2024

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