Andre Odendaal

André Odendaal, the lead writer and project co-ordinator of the book Cricket and Conquest: The History of South African Cricket Retold: Volume 1, 1795–1914 and the three accompanying volumes, is an honorary professor in history and heritage studies at the University of the Western Cape. After graduating with a PhD in history from Cambridge University, he taught at UWC and was founding director of both the Mayibuye Centre for History and Culture in South Africa at UWC and the Robben Island Museum, the first heritage institution of the new South African democracy.  (


April 10, 2017
Keynote – Andre Odendaal
10:40  -  11:45
Book Launch
11:45  -  12:30