Welcome to The History Society of Zimbabwe Website 2020

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The Aims and Objects of the Society

The Society exists to promote historical studies and to encourage research. It also aims to unite all who wish to foster a wider appreciation and knowledge of the History of Zimbabwe and neighbouring territories.

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A Brief History of the Society

From 1949 to 1952 two civil servants, Harry Archie Cripwell of the then Native Department and Brendon William Lloyd of the then Native Education Department found that they shared an interest in books on Rhodesian.

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Latest News & Events

Dakota No 6813

May 6, 2021
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Mashonaland Committee 2021

May 6, 2021

From Left” Stan Fynes-Clinton, John Tayler, Kevin Atkinson, Robin Taylor (Chairman), Charles Castelin, Meg Cumming, Doug McClymont. Missing – John McCarthy, Ben Kaschula, Julia Russell, Marco Faccio.

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The 60th Anniversary of the Damming of Kariba

November 23, 2018

Dear Members, An opportunity has arisen, at rather short notice, for us to hear a talk entitled “The 60thAnniversary of the Damming of Kariba – with some notes on challenges, current events, and the future.”  The talk will be delivered by Jono Waters on Sunday 25thNovember 2018 at 11.00 am at St Georges College Beit…

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HSZ National Executive Committee, 2020/2021

Kevin Atkinson
(Chairman)
Fraser Edkins
(Heritage Magazine Editor)
Marian McClymont
(Treasurer)
Charles Castelin
(Communication)
Robin Taylor
(Mashonaland Branch Representative)
John McCarthy
(Member)
Ray Roberts
(Member)
Tim Tanser
(Member)

 

Mashonaland Committee

HSZ Mashonaland Branch Committee, 2020/2021

Robin Taylor
(Chairman)
Stan Fynes-Clinton
(Treasurer)
Charles Castelin
(Membership & Communications)
Meg Cumming
Marco Faccio
Ben Kaschula
John McCarthy
Doug McClymont
Kevin Atkinson (National Chairman)
John Tayler

Julia Russell
(Minutes Secretary)

Missing from photo John McCarthy, Julia Russell, Marco Faccio

From Left Stan Fynes-Clinton, John Tayler, Kevin Atkinson, Robin Taylor (Chairman), Charles Castelin, Meg Cumming, Doug McClymont.

History Society of Zimbabwe - Mashonaland Branch Committee 2017 / 2018

History Society of Zimbabwe - Mashonaland Branch Committee 2017 / 2018

Back Row: John Tayler, Robin Taylor, Bob Challiss, Stan Fynes-Clinton (Honorary Treasurer) and Ben Kaschula

Front Row: (Left to Right): Julia Russell (Minute Secretary), Charles Castelin (Chairman),  Ray Roberts and Fiona Atkinson.

Missing: Meg Cumming, Glyn Vale, Jim Holland and John McCarthy.

History Society of Zimbabwe - National Executive Committee 2018 / 2019

History Society of Zimbabwe Executive Committee

Back Row: (Left to Right): Charles Castelin, Fraser Edkins (Heritage Editor), Robin Taylor, John McCarthy.

Front Row: (Left to Right): Kevin Atkinson (Deputy Chairman), Tim Tanser (Chairman), Ray Roberts.