Study of African Cultures
The Anthropology Collection, housed in the Collections Management Department, is quite varied and incorporates objects from different parts of the world. The main focus is on southern African material, although most of the African continent is represented in some way in the collection.
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Assistant Museum Scientist
Amy Goitsemodimo MA email@example.com
Gosiame “Amy” Goitsemodimo matriculated in 2003 and enrolled for a BA degree in Geography and Environmental Management at the University of the Free State, which she completed in 2006. Her majors were Environmental Management and Anthropology. She completed her Honours in Anthropology the following year. She worked as a Tutor in the Anthropology Department at the University of the Free State for three years and then joined the National Museum in 2008 as a Research Assistant in the Department of Archaeology and Anthropology. In 2009 she was offered a permanent position as Assistant Museum Scientist. Amy is currently doing her Masters in Anthropology under the supervision of Dr Petro Esterhuyse. She is also a member of the Golden Key International Honour Society and Anthropology Southern Africa Students Association.
The Collections Management Department (Humanities) comprises the collections from the Anthropology and History Departments.
The Anthropology Collection is relatively small, about 5000 objects, but is quite varied. The Collection incorporates objects from different parts of the world , for example Egypt and Australia. The main focus is on southern African material, although most of the African continent is represented in some way in the collection.
The acceptance of material on loan implies that the following conditions have been accepted: