Launched in March of 2017, The Urban Transcripts Journal is an online quarterly publication that aims to unravel the complexity of the City through a synergy of verbal and visual content. Our core mission is to advance a multitude of knowledges of the City, formulated through creative media, research inquiry, urban design and planning practice. […]
AAUD will bring together a cohort of 8-10 post-field work doctoral students exploring diversity in African cities to refine their research focus, promote professional development, and build trans-national scholarly communities.
In this piece, I argue that the city of Cairo has witnessed unprecedented urban transformations for the past 4 years, owing to urban wars and confrontations during the two regimes that followed Mubarak’s ouster. Street politics, although mesmerizing, have been highly exhausting. With the reemergence of the army in civil life, after the ousting of […]
ACC is convening an international conference on the 1-2 February 2018 in Cape Town, South Africa.
Grants available for University of Cape Town students for collaborative research with universities in the African Research Universities Alliance.
Call for applications for three Urban Studies Foundation (USF) International Fellowships for early to mid-career urban scholars from the global south.
Call for proposals: The Right to the City in the South, everyday urban experience and rationalities of government
Calls for proposals for an international conference hosted by CESSMA (Centre d’Etudes en Sciences Sociales sur les Mondes Africains, Américains et Asiatiques) from 15-17 November 2017.
4th PhD Summer School 2017: Sustainability and Risks – How to deal with risk issues in sustainability research?
The University of Basel’s 4th international PhD Summer School ‘Research on Sustainable Development’ considers questions of conceptual and empirical linkages between sustainability and risk issues.
Support available for 10 collaborative research projects across Africa that will advance the implementation of SDG11.
This paper unpacks how plans are implemented in three African cities: Nairobi, Addis Ababa, and Harare.