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BOOK LAUNCH | theoriSE: debating the southeastern turn in urban theories
2 March @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm SAST
African Centre for Cities invites you to the launch of theoriSE: debating the southeastern turn in urban theories, edited by Oren Yiftachel and Nisa Mammon. This edited volume, based on contribution to the TheoriSE? Workshop held at the University College London in late 2019, features contributions by Gautam Bhan, Mona Fawaz, Amanda Hammar, Mona Harb, Irit Katz, Colin Marx, Faranak Miraftab, Sophie Oldfield, Catalina Ortiz, Susan Parnell, Libby Porter, Jennifer Robinson, AbdouMaliq Simone, Carlos Vainer, Vanessa Watson, Tanja Winkler, Haim Yacobi and Oren Yiftachel.
The book is dedicated to lasting memory, courage, rigour, values and friendship of Professor Vanessa Watson, who was not only a pioneer in Southern urban and planning theory, but also a leading force in organising the workshop.
15:30 | Welcome and Introductions – Professor Edgar Pieterse
15:35 | Editors in Conversation – chaired by Professor Edgar Pieterse, with Oren Yiftachel and discussants Mona Fawaz and Mona Harb
16:25 | Open discussion Q&A – chaired by Professor Edgar Pieterse
16:55 | Closing remarks – Professor Nancy Odendaal
WHEN | Thursday, 2 March 2023
TIME | 15:30-17:00
VENUE | Upper Campus Residence Dining Hall (formerly Smuts Hall), Upper Campus, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch
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Refreshments served after the launch.