Nkululeko Mabandla

Nkululeko Mabandla is a researcher associated at the Centre for African Studies, a lecturer at the Department of Sociology, and a doctoral fellow at the Institute for Humanities in Africa. Nkululeko's broad research interests include the fields of settler colonialism, the anti-colonial archive and the black radical tradition. His current research looks at transnational Chinese traders in South Africa's rural towns. This work links his interests in land and the political economy with work on settler colonialism and globalization studies.

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Email address:, nkululeko.mabandla[a]