The ‘Zimbabwe Culture’ is the archaeological name for a type of society created by Shona speakers in the last 1000 years. It is marked by stonewalled palaces scattered across Zimbabwe, Botswana, Mozambique and northern South Africa. The talk will trace the origins of this society at Mapungubwe through to its demise in the 19th century.
At the same time, Prof. Huffman will outline the history of the newly released book, Palaces of Stone - Uncovering Ancient Southern African Kingdoms and its purpose.
There will be a Question & Answer session at the end, please post your questions in the Zoom Q&A section.
The talk will be live-streamed onto the Struik Nature Club & Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden Facebook pages on the day of the event.
'Palaces of Stone -Uncovering Ancient Southern African Kingdoms' will available at at a 15% discount to registrants on the day of the talk and the week thereafter at the Kirstenbosch Garden Bookshop and BOTSOC online.