Research associate: Sustainable energy access in mozambique

Research associate position available at University College London to work on the project “Sustainable Energy Access in Mozambique: Socio-political factors in conflict-laden urban areas”.

Call for papers: Urban energy in the Global South

Call for papers for RGS-IBG Annual International Conference, London, 29 August – 1 September 2017.

Politics and the practice of planning: The case of Zimbabwean cities

This paper explores how the practice and profession of planning in Zimbabawe have been affected by political interests and the conflict between the ruling and opposition parties.

Breaking into tradables: urban form and urban function in a developing city.

Paper considers how cities can be built in a manner which makes it difficult for them to attract tradable production and how a city’s history and expectations can affect its ability to attract production.

Call for Applications: MSc in Integrated Urbanism and Sustainable Design (IUSD)

Applications open for the Integrated Urbanism and Sustainable Design Master’s program
hosted by Ain Shams University in Egypt and University of Stuttgart in

From shacks to skyscrapers: Multiple spatial rationalities and urban transformation in Accra, Ghana

Paper explores the claim that market-driven logics increasingly inform the governing of African cities and the struggle over urban space in Accra.

French Embassy Scholarship Programme

The Embassy of France in South Africa offers scholarships for students who wish to do a Master’s degree or a PhD in France.

Call for papers: 2nd International Conference on African Urban Planning

The 2nd International Conference on African Urban Planning, organized by the Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning (University of Lisbon) in collaboration with the International Planning History Society (IPHS), will be held in Lisbon from 7 to 8 September 2017.

Atlantic fellowships in economic and social equity at the International Inequalities Institute

Fellowships in Economic and Social Equity at the International Inequalities Institute administered by Atlantic Philanthropies and the London School of Economics.

Internship: UN-Habitat Urban Planning and Design (Nairobi)

Urban planning and design intern position available in the United Nations Human Settlements Programme in Nairobi.