(Call for papers) Interrogating land value capture in the African peri-urban interface: Towards a new political economy?

Panel seeks to shed light on the socio-economic underpinnings of the making of the African ‘urban’. It welcomes papers that adopt a comparative or single case-study research approach.

Call For Proposals: Host an Urban Thinkers Campus (UTC) in 2017

Calls for proposals to host an Urban Thinkers Campus – Phase two. Towards the Implementation of the New Urban Agenda

Job: Head of School of Architecture and Planning at WITS

The School of Architecture and Planning at the University of the Witwatersrand (Johannesburg, South Africa) is looking for a new Head of School to start from 1 April 2017.

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