Dr Rebekah Lee
Senior Lecturer in History at Goldsmiths, University of London
Rebekah Lee is Senior Lecturer in History at Goldsmiths, University of London. She has published work on various aspects of the social and cultural history of South Africa, including the monograph African Women and Apartheid: Migration and Settlement in Urban South Africa (IB Tauris, 2009). Her research interests span issues of gender, migration, urbanization, health, religion, identity, and material culture. She is currently writing her second book, on death and memory in modern South Africa. In 2011-12 she was a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University. In 2012 she directed her first documentary, 'The Price of Death', on the township funeral business in South Africa. She holds degrees from Harvard University and the University of Oxford, and has taught at universities in the United Kingdom, United States and South Africa.