Harris Dousemetzis

Harris Dousemetzis is a tutor at the School of Government and International Affairs at Durham University, England and holds a PhD in politics (The Presidency of Jimmy Carter and the Emerging Politics of Gay Rights and Evangelical Religion) from the same university. He is also a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and worked as Associate Lecturer at Northumbria University in Newcastle from 2012 to 2014. He has been researching the story of Dimitri Tsafendas for nearly 10 years.

Some remarks about Handré Brand’s remarks about The man who killed apartheid

Harris Dousemetzis Opinion 2019-04-26

"The main question is Tsafendas’s motive, and the fact that, for more than 50 years, people believed that Tsafendas killed Verwoerd because of a tapeworm, and that he was an apolitical idiot."

Response to Gustav Pienaar’s “impressions” of The man who killed apartheid

Harris Dousemetzis Boeke en skrywers 2019-03-21

"I have gone into considerable detail in countering Mr Pienaar’s criticism of my book, because I believe that he deserves a full and thoughtful reply, but also because criticism of this sort vilifies the memory of Dimitri Tsafendas himself."