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Henry Trotter

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Henry is a Researcher and Research Capacity Development Officer for the Research in Open Educational Resources for Development (ROER4D) programme. He is currently working with Glenda Cox on a project to identify why academics in South Africa choose to share or not to share their teaching resources as open educational resources; and also working with Cheryl Hodgkinson-Williams to help build greater research capacity across the 12-country ROER4D programme.

With a keen interest in African history, culture and higher education, he is the lead-author of Seeking Impact and Visibility: Scholarly Communication in Southern Africa (2014) and the author of Sugar Girls & Seamen: A Journey into the World of Dockside Prostitution in South Africa (2008/2011). He is also a PhD student of African history at Yale University, working on completing his dissertation on South African port culture. 

 

Contact details

henry.trotter@uct.ac.za
Room 7.46, Floor 7, PD Hahn Building

 

Outputs

Books

H Trotter, C Kell, M Willmers, E Gray & T King (2014) Seeking Impact and Visibility: Scholarly Communication in Southern Africa (Cape Town: African Minds)

H Trotter (2008) Sugar Girls & Seamen: A Journey into the World of Dockside Prostitution in South Africa (Johannesburg: Jacana / Athens, OH: Ohio University Press, 2011)


Articles, Book Chapters & Working Papers

Cox, C & Trotter, H (2016). Institutional Culture and OER Policy: How Structure, Culture, and Agency Mediate OER Policy Potential in South African Universities in The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 17(5). VoR, http://www.irrodl.org/index.php/irrodl/article/view/2523.

H Trotter (2014) Why Southern African Scholars Conduct Research: A Comparative Study of Values (Scholarly Communication in Africa Programme Working Paper No. 5, University of Cape Town)

H Trotter (2010) Sailing Beyond Apartheid: The Social and Political Impact of Seafaring on Coloured South African Seamen, in (Eds.) Carina Ray & Jeremy Rich, Navigating African Maritime History (St John's, Newfoundland: IMEHA), pp.189-213

H Trotter (2009) Soliciting Sailors: The Temporal Dynamics of Dockside Prostitution in South Africa, Journal of Southern African Studies 35/3 (Sept): 699-713

H Trotter (2009) Trauma and Memory: The Impact of Apartheid-Era Forced Removals on Coloured Identity in Cape Town, in (Ed.) Mohamed Adhikari, Burdened by Race: Coloured Identities in Southern Africa (Cape Town: UCT Press), pp.49-78

H Trotter (2008) Dockside Prostitution in South African Ports, History Compass 6/3: 673-690

H Trotter (2007) Navigating Risk: Lessons From the Dockside Sex Trade for Reducing Violence in South Africa's Prostitution Industry, Sexuality Research & Social Policy 4/4 (Dec): 106-119

H Trotter (2007) The Women of Durban's Dockside Sex Industry, in (Eds.) Rob Pattman & Sultan Khan, Undressing Durban (Durban: Madiba Press), pp. 441-452

H Trotter (2001) Sailors as Scribes: Travel Discourse and the (Con)textualization of the Khoikhoi at the Cape of Good Hope, 1649-1690, Journal of African Travel-Writing 8 & 9: 30-44


Research Reports

H Trotter, C Kell, M Willmers, E Gray, A Totolo & T King (2014) Scholarly Communication at the University of Botswana (Cape Town: IDRC)

H Trotter, C Kell, M Willmers, E Gray & T King (2014) Scholarly Communication at the University of Cape Town (Cape Town: IDRC)

H Trotter, C Kell, M Willmers, E Gray, GK Beeharry & T King (2014) Scholarly Communication at the University of Mauritius (Cape Town: IDRC)

H Trotter, C Kell, M Willmers, E Gray, K Mchombu & T King (2014) Scholarly Communication at the University of Namibia (Cape Town: IDRC)

 

Related links

http://www.henrytrotter.com
https://yale.academia.edu/HenryTrotter