The ACC hosted a conference in conjunction with the Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality between 6 and 8 November 2013. The conference brought together policy makers from the EMM and the neighbouring Joburg and Tshwane Metros with leading local academics, practitioners as well as some international practitioners from Latin America and Asia to share perspectives on how […]
A few notable reviews of Edgar Pieterse and AbdouMaliq Simone’s edited volume Rogue Urbanism: Emergent African Cities have popped up over the last few months. “Many contributions in the book reconstruct and lay bare class issues, producing the kinds of credible, socially-engaged accounts we badly need more of.” writes Guillermo Delgado in an article which appeared […]
Stephen Berrisford recently delivered a talk reflecting on his work both for national and city government in the area of legal and policy development at The Bartlett’s Development Planning Unit. In his talk, he draws out lessons for the broader challenge of designing more effective and appropriate regulation that enables infrastructure development in South Africa. […]
This handbook provides an introduction to the MPhil programme and the facilities available within the university. It will also help to understand the requirements of the programme and to plan your course of study.
During 2014 Mary Lawhon, Jon Silver and Henrik Ernstson will be organizing a series of special sessions on “Pluralizing the Approaches to Urban Political Ecology in a ‘World of Cities’”. The aim is to discuss how we in the coming decade can create a broad and rich repertoire for unpacking urban political ecologies in a ‘world […]
ACC CityLab Researchers Liza Cirolia and Mercy Brown Luthango will participate in the IBSA Working Group on Human Settlements convened by South African Cities Network on behalf of the Department of Human Settlements. IBSA is a trilateral arrangement between India, Brazil and South Africa aimed at promoting South-South Cooperation and exchange.
The Fellowship, to be held in the African Centre for Cities (ACC) at the University of Cape Town (UCT) will ideally be for the entire calendar year 2014. The starting date may be changed in exceptional cases to accommodate personal circumstances.
The ACC is delighted to announce that Dr Ralph Borland has been awarded the Max-Planck/ACC Super-diversity Postdoctoral Research Fellowship.
Anna Taylor, one of ACC’s Mistra Urban Futures researchers, recently participated in a workshop to co-produce a methodology for using climate science information to develop policy messages pertaining to peri-urban areas in Africa.
ACC CityLab Researchers Liza Cirolia and Mercy Brown Luthango will participate in the IBSA Working Group on Human Settlements convened by South African Cities Network on behalf of the Department of Human Settlements.