Welcome to The History Society of Zimbabwe Website 2020
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.
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.
Latest News & Events
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…Read More
HSZ National Executive Committee, 2020/2021
(Heritage Magazine Editor)
(Mashonaland Branch Representative)
HSZ Mashonaland Branch Committee, 2020/2021
(Membership & Communications)
Kevin Atkinson (National Chairman)
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
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
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.