Call for papers: 3rd Lagos Conference

The third Lagos Conference takes place from 14 to 16 June 2018 under the theme: Futurity in Lagos Scholarship, the Arts, Advocacy, and Social Enterprise. The Lagos Conference is gradually establishing itself as a significant avenue to shape scholarly and non-scholarly engagement of Lagos by practitioners working across multiple fields and disciplines. The third edition … Continued


Call for abstracts: International Conference on Canadian, Chinese and African Sustainable Urbanization

Under the high patronage of the Government of The Republic Cameroon, and in collaboration with the UN-Habitat and the University of Ottawa, the second International Conference on Canadian, Chinese and African Sustainable Urbanization (ICCCASU II – Yaoundé 2017): “Smart Urban Development: Local to Global Actions”, will be held in Yaoundé, Cameroon, from 12 to 14 … Continued

African Development Bank Group

Job: Chief urban mobility specialist

African Development Bank is looking to appoint a Chief urban mobility specialist in its Infrastructure, Cities and Urban Development Department.

Aboubacar Traoré, Inch'Allah, 2015

Call for applications: Bamako Encounters 2017

Applications for participate in the 11th Bamako Encounters, a platform dedicated to contemporary photography in Africa, are open


Call for Submissions: The Urban Transcripts Journal

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. … Continued


Call for Participants: Academy for African Urban Diversity

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.


Call for submission: ACC International Urban Conference

ACC is convening an international conference on the 1-2 February 2018 in Cape Town, South Africa.


Funding opp: UCT – ARUA Collaborative Research projects

Grants available for University of Cape Town students for collaborative research with universities in the African Research Universities Alliance.


Applications open: Fellowships for early to mid-career urban scholars from the Global South

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.

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