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.


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.


Call for pre-proposals: Advancing the implementation of SDG 11 on cities in Africa

Support available for 10 collaborative research projects across Africa that will advance the implementation of SDG11.

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