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Dr Bianca van Laun

Lecturer — UWC Department of Historical Studies

Panellist: A Story of Bones

Bianca van Laun is a lecturer in the Department of History at the University of the Western Cape. She holds a PhD in history from the University of the Western Cape. Her doctoral research focused on the bureaucratic apparatus surrounding the application of the death penalty in South Africa during the 1960s. Her areas of interest include histories of violence, forensic history and disciplines of the dead, visual history, liberation movements, gender and history.