PhD positions (South Africa): resilience and spatial justice in the built environment

Bursaries available for students at Wits University, University of Venda, Durban University of Technology, South Africa.

Advanced training in land management

SIDA invites applications for the Advanced International Training Programme (ITP) on Applied Land Governance.

Call for papers: Urban Africa (7th European Conference on African Studies)

Call for Papers for the 7th European Conference on Africa Studies, Urban Africa – Urban Africans: New encounters of the rural and the urban

Call for papers: Consumption and Identity in African Cities

One-day symposium focuses on geographies of consumption in African cities.

IAPS 2017 symposium

Conference will focus on urban development, people and environmental behavior with a particular focus on Africa, Asia and Latin America.

Call for papers: strategies for sustainable energy transitions in urban Sub-Saharan Africa

Two-day conference on strategies for sustainable energy transitions in urban SSA will take place 19-20 June 2017 in Ghana.

Built Environment: call for submissions to special issue on food systems planning

Call for articles that explore how planning and design may be used to create and strengthen city and regional food systems

Jobs: UCLG’s African Local Government Academy (ALGA)

Three positions open at UCLG Africa’s African Local Government Academy.

LIRA 2030: Call for scientific and non-academic reviewers

Scientists and non-academic experts with expertise in energy systems, air pollution, health, climate, land use and urban planning, sought to review proposals.

Call for proposals: research linking humanitarian response and development in urban contexts

IIED invites proposals for original research that can contribute to understanding the links between humanitarian response and development goals, with specific reference to urban humanitarian crises.