Neil Parsons

Freelance researcher and author

Academic background & employment: Former Professor History at the University of Botswana 1996-2009, previously taught and researched mainly in Botswana, Swaziland, and Zambia.

Research interests: (i) Southern African historical biography & general history including prehistory; (ii) Southern Africa early telecommunications and silent cinema.

Key words & countries of focus: History. Biography. Prehistory. Telecommunications. Cinema. Popular Entertainment. Southern Africa, Botswana, South Africa.

Honorary fellow
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