Department of History

Mr LT Leta

College of Human Sciences
School of Humanities
Department: History
Tel: 012 429 6377
Fax: 012 429 3221


  • MA Historical Studies (University of Johannesburg, 2015)

Fields of academic interests

  • South African history
  • Urban and political history
  • Family history and identity

Field of Specialisation

  • The pedagogical framework of history in the South African institutions of learning.
  • Landlessness, dislocation and forced removals in South Africa.
  • The history of Sophiatown (identity formation, gender and social cohesion).
  • The socio-economic impact of the Group Areas Act on South Africans (with specific focus on Indian people).