Dr Alude Sinayo Mahali

DEPARTMENT: Inclusive Economic Development (IED)
TELEPHONE: 031 242 5542
EMAIL: amahali@hsrc.ac.za

Dr Alude Mahali is a post-doctoral fellow/research specialist in the Human and Social Development (HSD) programme. She holds an MA in Theatre Making from the University of Cape Town, and obtained a PhD in Performance/Cultural Studies from the University of Cape Town (2014).

Before joining the HSRC in January 2015 she was a lecturer in the School of Drama at the University of Cape Town. She also worked in Kingston, Jamaica at the Edna Manley College for Visual and Performing Arts (EMCVPA).

Her areas of research interest include: identity, memory, blackness, womanhood, intersectionality and how these areas relate to youth in South Africa.

Dr Mahali's most recent work investigates the domestic worker trope in contemporary South African art and culture.