PD Dr. Lorena Rizzo

Lorena Rizzo is an associate researcher and lecturer at the Center for African Studies, and the Principal Investigator in a project entitled Aesthetics from the Margins. She is a historian of Namibia and South Africa, with a special interest in visual history and theory, gender history, and aesthetics in the colony and postcolony. She was the Oppenheimer Fellow at the Hutchins Center at Harvard University in 2016/17; an associate fellow at the Center for African Studies at Harvard University in 2015/16; a postdoctoral researcher and lecturer in the Department of History at the University of Bielefeld 2013/14; and a visiting scholar in the Center for Humanities Research at the University of the Western Cape in Cape Town 2011/2013. She is currently preparing a book manuscript for publication entitled Shades of Empire. Photography & History in Colonial Southern Africa (forthcoming Routledge 2019).


Rizzo, L. (2020) Photography & History in Colonial Southern Africa. London: Routledge.   
Rizzo, L. (2019) Photography & History in Colonial Southern Africa. Johannesburg: WITS University Press.   
Rizzo, L. (2016) ‘Policing the image: the Breakwater prison albums, Cape Town, in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries’, Social history. Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 41(3), pp. 285-303. doi: 10.1080/03071022.2016.1180901.   edoc
PD Dr. Lorena Rizzo
Research associate
Research associate
Lecturer

Lorena Rizzo

Philosophisch-Historische Fakultät

Zentrum für Afrikastudien

Research associate

Rheinsprung 21
4051 Basel
Schweiz

Tel. +41 61 207 34 87
lorena.rizzo@unibas.ch


Philosophisch-Historische Fakultät

eikones – Zentrum für die Theorie und Geschichte des Bildes

Research associate

Tel. +41 61 207 34 87
lorena.rizzo@unibas.ch


Philosophisch-Historische Fakultät

Departement Geschichte

Geschichte

Lecturer

Departement Geschichte
Hirschgässlein 21
4051 Basel
Schweiz

Tel. +41 61 207 34 87
lorena.rizzo@unibas.ch