Welcome to Prof Tinyiko Maluleke's official website
Prof Tinyiko Maluleke
A leading and internationally-recognized researcher in his field, specialising in religion and politics as well as black and African theologies.
Vice Chancellor and Principal - Tshwane University of Technology.
Prof Tinyiko Maluleke is a leading and internationally-recognized researcher in his field, specialising in religion and politics as well as black and African theologies. Effective from January 2018, the South African National Research Foundation has awarded him a B1 rating as a researcher – that is, an internationally acclaimed researcher in his field.. Prof Maluleke is an elected member of the Academy of Science for South Africa.
In February 2022, Prof Maluleke assumed his position as Vice Chancellor and Principal of the Tshwane University of Technology.
As part of his service to the broader society, Prof Maluleke is a member of the boards of the National Research Foundation as well as the MTN-SA Foundation. For the years 2016 and 2017, he served as a judge in the non-fiction segment, called the Alan Paton Award, of South Africa’s premier annual literary prize, the Sunday Times National Prize for Literature. He has also served as judge in the MTN National Annual Radio Awards in the years 2013 and 2014. Prof Maluleke is a regular contributor of opinion pieces on various social and political issues in the mainstream media.
Some of his most notable and recent research and teaching fellowships include:
– University of Calvin , USA (2019)
– University of Bamberg, Germany (2019)
– University of Vienna, Austria (2018) Erasmus+ International Teaching Mobility
– Everding Distinguishing Lectureship, ILIFF School of Theology, Denver, USA (2018)
– Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany (2015)
Publishing has allowed Prof Maluleke to network with other scholars and to further refine his own ideas and sharpen his research. It is something he enjoys immensely and he hopes that these papers will help fellow scholars to advance their own research. Prof Maluleke welcomes any opportunities to share his own research and to collaborate.
Speeches and Keynotes
Prof Maluleke has delivered more than a hundred and thirty keynote addresses, mainly in academic conference, but also for the general public.
Here is a a list of Opinion Pieces by Prof Maluleke.