Niall McNulty co-opted as a member of the Executive Committee of OHASA

At a recent meeting in Kimberley, Niall McNulty was co-opted as a member of the Executive Committee of the Oral History Association of South Africa (OHASA). Niall has considerable experience using oral histories in digital media projects and will advise the Committee in this area, as well as assist with OHASA’s own digital communication initiatives. OHASA […]

Tombouctou Manuscripts Project

For the past nine months I have been managing the Tombouctou Manuscripts Project website and its social media accounts. The project was initially established in 2003 to research and document manuscript tradition in Africa. More recently, Timbuktu has been in the press due to civil unrest and the threat this poses to various manuscript collections in the ancient city. […]


We’ve had another interesting year where we’ve cemented our work on digital heritage as well as explored the areas of e-citizenship and the possibility that digital media holds for the environmental movement.  In no particular order, here are a few things we have done that we’re proud of … Projects We’ve worked on the Goethe […]

South Coast Writers Trail

We’ve recently launched the South Coast Writers Trail, developed with KZN Literary Tourism, designed by Disturbance and funded by the National Arts Council.  The trail includes writers such as Michael Cawood Green, Es’kia Mphahlele, Mazisi Kunene, Daphne Rooke and the editors of Voorslag (Roy Campbell, William Plomer and Laurens van der Post). Stops on the […]