André Odendaal is Honorary Professor in History and Heritage Studies at the University of the Western Cape, South Africa. He was founding director of the Mayibuye Centre for History and Culture (1991) and the Robben Island Museum (1997) in South Africa. He was an active member of various Anti-Apartheid organizations in the 1980s, including the United Democratic Front and the National Education Crisis Committee. Among Odendaal’s dozens of published works is The Founders: The origins of the ANC and the struggle for democracy in South Africa (2012).
As of October 2019