Call for PGR Abstracts: International Workshop on Urban Informality at the University of Manchester

On 13th and 14th April the University of Manchester will be holding a 1.5 day international conference on Urban Informality. Confirmed speakers include Arif Hasan, Barbara Harriss-White, Debbie Potts, Soloman Benjamin, Kate Meagher, Paula Meth, Diana Mitlin and Clara Salazar. Within the programme there is one dedicated session for post-graduate reasearcher (PGR) presentations, with scope for three presentations. … Continued

Urban Political Ecology in African Cities Workshop (by SUPE Collective)

WHY? As cities become increasingly significant to development and environmental crises at multiple scales, there is a growing need for research that can both contribute to theory and practice. We use the term “urban political ecology” to emphasise a particular approach to considering the city across a number of themes, ranging from more traditional environmental issues … Continued