UKZN Press publishes South African edition of Aziz Choudry's co-edited book, "History's Schools: Past Struggles and Present Realities"


A new South African edition of History's Schools: Past Struggles and Present Realities, co-edited by Aziz Choudry and Salim Vally, has been published by University of KwaZulu-Natal Press.

The book will be launched at the "50 Years of Pedagogy of the Oppressed" conference in Johannesburg, September 7-8, 2018. The new edition includes a new preface by Professor Noor Nieftagodien, South African Research Chair: Local Histories, Present Realities and head of the History Workshop, University of Witwatersrand.

Aziz Choudry is Associate Professor in the Department of Integrated Studies in Education at McGill University and a visiting professor at the Faculty of Education, University of Johannesburg, where he is affiliated to the Centre for Education Rights and Transformation. He is author or co-author of several books including Learning Activism:The Intellectual Life of Contemporary Social Movements (University of Toronto Press,2015), and co-editor of Learning from the Ground Up: Global Perspectives on Social Movements and Knowledge Production (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010), Just Work? Migrant Workers’ Struggles Today (Pluto Press, 2015) Unfree Labour? Struggles of Migrant and Immigrant Workers in Canada (2016,PM Press), and Reflections on Knowledge, Learning and Social Movements: History's Schools (Routledge, 2017). Choudry serves on the boards of the Immigrant Workers Centre, Montreal and the Global Justice Ecology Project.

Salim Vally is Associate Professor at the Faculty of Education and Director of the Centre for Education Rights and Transformation, University of Johannesburg, South Africa. He is also a visiting professor at Nelson Mandela University, South Africa.