Shepherd, N. (2002). Disciplining Archaeology: The Invention of South African Prehistory, 1923-1953. Kronos, (28), 127-45.

Shepherd, N. (2002). Heading South, Looking North. Why we need a post-colonial archaeology. Archaeological Dialogues, 9(2), 74-82.

Shepherd, N. (2002). The Politic Body: When the drama of past conflict has been written on the bodies of its subjects. Animated, Spring, 6-8.

Shepherd, N. (2002). The Politics of Archaeology in Africa. Annual Review of Anthropology, 31, 189-209.

Shepherd, N. & K. Mathers (2002). Who’s watching Big Brother? Reality television and cultural power in South Africa. Africa e Mediterraneo, 38, 67-9.

Shepherd, N. (2003). State of the Discipline: Science, culture and identity in South African archaeology. Journal of Southern African Studies, 29(4), 823-44.

Shepherd, N. (2003). WAC5: In the belly of the beast. Public Archaeology, 4(2), 100-3.

Shepherd, N. (2003). “When the hand that holds the trowel is black…”. Disciplinary practices of self-representation and the issue of “native” labour in archaeology. Journal of Social Archaeology, 3(3), 334-52.

Shepherd, N. (2004). Heading South, Looking North: Why we need a postcolonial archaeology Public Archaeology, 3(4), 248-56.

Shepherd, N. (2004). Pre-colonial Histories (Southern Africa), in Historical Companion to Postcolonial Literatures, eds. D. Johnson & P. Poddar

Shepherd, N. (2005). Roots and Wings: Heritage Studies in the Humanities, in Shifting Boundaries of Knowledge; a view on social sciences, law and humanities in Africa, eds. T. Marcus & A. Hofmanner Durban: University of KwaZulu Press, 125-40.

Shepherd, N. (2005). Who is doing courses in archaeology at South African universities? And what are they studying? South African Archaeological Bulletin, 60(182), 123-6.

Shepherd, N. & S. Lawrence (2006). Historical Archaeology and Colonialism, in The Cambridge Companion to Historical Archaeology, eds. D. Hicks & M. Beaudry Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 69-86.

Shepherd, N. (2006). What Does it Mean to Give the Past Back to the People? Archaeology and Ethics in the Post-colony, in Archaeology and Capitalism: From Ethics to Politics, eds. Y. Hamilakis & P. Duke London: UCL Press, 99-114.

Shepherd, N; N Murray and M. Hall (eds.) (2007) Desire Lines; Space, memory and identity in the post-apartheid city. Oxford: Routledge.

Shepherd, N. (2007). Archaeology Dreaming; postapartheid urban imaginaries and the bones of the Prestwich Street dead. Journal of Social Archaeology, 7(1), 3-28.

Shepherd, N., N. Lahiri, J. Watkins & L. Zimmerman (2007). Dialogos Desde el Sur: Foro Virtual: Arqueologia descolonization. Arqueologia Suramericana, 3(1), 3-19.

Shepherd, N., N. Lahiri, J. Watkins & L. Zimmerman (2007). Virtual Forum: Archaeology and decolonization. Archaeologies: Journal of the World Archaeological Congress, 3(3), 390-412.

Shepherd, N. & C. Ernsten (2007). Urban imaginaries and memories of violence: Cape Town’s Prestwich Street. Volume, 11, 138-41.

Shepherd, N. & N. Murray (2007). Introduction: Space, memory and identity in the postapartheid city, in Desire Lines: Space, memory and identity in the postapartheid city, eds. N. Murray, N. Shepherd & M. Hall Oxford: Routledge, 1-18.

Shepherd, N. & C. Ernsten (2007). The World Below: Postapartheid urban imaginaries and the remains of the Prestwich Street dead, in Desire Lines: Space, memory and identity in the postapartheid city, eds. N. Murray, N. Shepherd & M. Hall Oxford: Routledge, 215-32.

Shepherd, N and S. Robins (eds.) (2008) New South African Keywords. Cape Town: Jacana Media and Ohio University Press.

Shepherd, N. & S. Robins (2008). Introduction: New South African keywords, in New South African Keywords, eds. N. Shepherd & S. Robins Johannesburg and Athens, Ohio: Jacana and Ohio University Press, 1-12.

Shepherd, N. (2008). Heritage, in New South African Keywords, eds. N. Shepherd & S. Robins Cape Town and Athens, Ohio: Jacana Media and Ohio University Press, 116-128.

Shepherd, N. & A. Haber (2011). What’s Up with WAC? Archaeology and “engagement” in a globalized world. Public Archaeology, 10(2), 96-115.

Shepherd, N. (2011). Archaeology Dreaming: Postapartheid urban imaginaries and the remains of the Prestwich Street dead, in New Perspectives in Global Public Archaeology, eds. K. Okamura & A. Matsuda New York: Springer, 155-66.

Shepherd, N. (2011). Showing, Telling, Looking: Intimate encounters in the making of South African archaeology, in The Archaeology of Colonialism: Intimate encounters and sexual effects, eds. B. Voss & E. Casella Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 290-302.

Shepherd, N. (2012). The Uncreated Man: A story of archaeology and imagination. Archaeological Dialogues 19(2): 171-194.

Shepherd, N. (2012). Historical Archaeology in Africa, in The Oxford Companion to Archaeology, ed. N. Silberman Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Shepherd, N. & O. Harmansah (2012). The Location of Theory. Archaeologies: Journal of the World Archaeological Congress 8(1), 52-54.

Shepherd, N., (2012). The Humility of Sarah Baartman: Materiality, memory, experience and contrapuntal accounts, in Modern Materials: Proceedings from the Contemporary and Historical Archaeology and Theory Conference 2009, eds. B. Fortenberry & L. McAtackney Oxford: British Archaeological Reports, 119-121.

Shepherd, N. (2012). Ruin Memory: A hauntology of Cape Town. Reclaiming Archaeology: Beyond the tropes of modernity. A. Gonzalez-Ruibal. Oxford: Routledge, 233-243.

Shepherd, N. & A. Haber (2013). Counter-practices of Global Life. Public Archaeology, 10(3), 58-64.

Shepherd, N. (2013). Archaeology in the Postcolony: Disciplinary entrapments, subaltern epistemologies, in The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology of the Contemporary World, eds. P. Graves-Brown, R. Harrison & A. Piccini Oxford: Oxford University Press, 425-436.

Shepherd, N. & A. Haber (2014). The Hand of the Archaeologist: Historical catastrophe, regimes of care, excision, relationality, undisciplinarity, in Courature, eds. C. Hamilton & P. Skotnes. Cape Town: Jacana Media, 110-123.

Shepherd, N. (2014). The humility of Sarah Baartman, in S. Inggs ed. Object Relations: Essays and images. Cape Town: Michaelis School of Fine Art: 46-49.

Shepherd, N and A Haber (eds.) (2014). After Ethics: Ancestral voices and postdisciplinary worlds in archaeologyNew York: Springer Press.

Shepherd, N. (2014). Undisciplining Archaeological Ethics. In: Haber, A and N. Shepherd (eds.) After Ethics: Ancestral voices and postdisciplinary worlds in archaeology. New York: Springer Press.

Shepherd N. (2015). The Mirror in the Ground: Archaeology, photography and the making of a disciplinary archive. Cape Town: Jonathan Ball Publishers and the Centre for Curating the Archive.

Shepherd, N. (2015). Digging Deep: A hauntology of Cape Town. In: John Cherry and Felipe Rojas (eds.) Archaeology for the People: Joukowsky Institute Perspectives. Oxford: Oxbow Books: 96-107.

Shepherd, N. (2015). The law, the market and the discipline of archaeology: an undisciplined reading. International Journal of Historical Archaeology 19(4).

Shepherd, N, Gnecco, C and A. Haber (2016) Arqueología y decolonialidad [Archaeology and Decoloniality]Buenos Aires: Ediciones del Signo and the Centre for Global Studies and the Humanities, Duke University.

Shepherd, N. (2017) La Mano del Arqueologo: Ensayos 2001-2015. [The Hand of the Archaeologist: Essays 2001-2015]. Jointly published by Universidad del Cauca (Colombia), JAS Arqueología (Spain) and Noches Blancas (Argentina).