Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor

The University of Cape Town is one of the leading teaching and research institutions in Africa. In terms of subject rankings, Geography at UCT has been ranked among the top 50 universities in the 2018 QS world university rankings. The Department of Environmental and Geographical Science seeks to make an appointment at the Senior Lecturer … Continued

Call for Applications: 2019 Academy of African Urban Diversity

The African continent is rapidly urbanizing. If this point is agreed upon by a wide variety of actors—from media, to governments, UN agencies, development banks as well as scholars—there is far less consensus about what this process will mean for Africans. The Academy of African Urban Diversity aims to bring together doctoral students to debate … Continued

Call for Proposals: Second Round of Fellowships on Family Planning, Fertility and Urban Development

The International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP) is seeking early career researchers in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia to produce policy-relevant evidence on family planning and fertility in cities and towns and their links to urban welfare. This IUSSP project seeks to link the fields of family planning, fertility and population change … Continued

African Centre For Cities Peak Urban Postdoctoral Research Fellowship: Infrastructure/Human Settlements

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS The African Centre for Cities invites applications for a postdoctoral fellowship to support research associated with the PEAK Urban project. The successful candidate will become part of a new global cohort of urban researchers as part of the PEAK Urban project. The ideal candidate will have expertise in urban studies debates, a firm … Continued

African Centre For Cities Peak Urban Postdoctoral Research Fellowship: Urban Governance

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS The ACC invites applications for a postdoctoral fellowship to support research associated with the PEAK Urban project and complementary work on urban sustainability and governance. The successful candidate will become part of a new global cohort of urban researchers as part of the PEAK Urban project. The ideal candidate will have expertise … Continued

Call for Papers: Third International Conference on Urban e-Planning

The 3rd International Conference on Urban e-Planning, organised by the ‘International Journal of E-Planning Research’, in collaboration with the Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning – University of Lisbon, will be held in Lisbon, Portugal, 3 & 4 April 2018. The IJEPR Annual Conference is a multi- and interdisciplinary forum for the exploration, discussion and presentation of … Continued

Call for papers: Planning African 2018

The role of planners as conveners, facilitators, integrators and collaborators of shared practices and ideas will be explored at Planning African 2018, held from 14 to 17 October 2018 in Cape Town, South Africa. The full spectrum of built environment professionals and activists as well as role players from community, civic, religious and state agencies … Continued

Women in Cities International: Call for board members

Women in Cities International (WICI) is looking for new board members to serve a two year term, beginning in the fall of 2017. About WICI ● Women in Cities International is an exchange network for various partners concerned with gender equality issues and the place of women in cities on the five continents. ● With … Continued

Three Fellowship Opportunities for African Doctoral Candidates

The Social Science Research Council offers fellowships to support the completion of doctoral degrees and to promote the next generation of social science researchers in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, and Uganda. The fellowships support dissertation research on peace, security, and development topics. All applications must be submitted using the online application portal. The application … Continued

Call for Abstracts: Safety and Violence Initiative

The Safety and Violence Initiative (SaVI) at the University of Cape Town is inviting abstracts for papers to be presented at a conference entitled Preventing Violence and Promoting Safety in Fragile and Insecure Environments.  The conference takes place from 27 to 28 November 2017 at the River Club in Observatory, Cape Town. The multidisciplinary conference … Continued