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.

Call for submissions: book on Africa’s informal transport workers

Call for chapter submissions to an edited volume focusing on the micropolitics of informal public transport in contemporary urban Africa.

Funded one-year sustainable cities program: MIT (USA) and UTM (Malaysia)

The MIT-UTM Malaysia Sustainable Cities Program (MSCP) is seeking applications from university faculty and senior researchers in the Global South for a fully funded, two-semester Visiting Scholars program.

Job: Deputy Director, African Climate and Development Initiative (University of Cape Town)

The African Climate and Development Initiative (ACDI) wishes to appoint a deputy director.

Alternatives to Landfills Symposium 2017: “Edging closer to a circular economy”

2nd Annual Alternatives to Landfills Symposium 2017: “Edging closer to a circular economy”. Sunninghill, Johannesburg, South Africa.

PhDs: Co-producing urban sustainability transformations at WITS-TUB Urban Lab

The Wits-TUB Urban Lab offers a PhD programme based on six fully funded PhD scholarships, three for South African and three for Sub-Saharan students for study at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, starting in July 2017, in collaboration with Technical University Berlin.

Call for applications to Trier Summer University: Decolonizing urbanism: Transformative perspectives

Call for application to the Summer University “Decolonizing Urbanism – Transformative Perspectives” hosted by The Governance and Sustainability Lab at Trier University (Germany).

Applications open: MSc and DPhil in sustainable urban development

The Urban Studies programme offers part-time master’s and doctoral courses for practitioners and researchers engaged in cities and urban issues.