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Urban Humanities Seminar Series 2018

2 August, 2018 @ 1:00 am - 15 November, 2018 @ 4:30 pm SAST

Academic Seminars (15:00 – 16:30)

7 August
High Stakes, High Hopes: Creating Collaborative Urban Theory – Prof Sophie Oldfield

16 August
Inclusive Cultural Governance: Integrating artistic and cultural practices into national urban frameworks – Avril Joffe with respondent Zayd Minty

30 August
in search of thick mapping: listening to Cape Town’s cities Dr Sabina Favaro

18 September
Vital Geopolitics – Gerry Kearns

20 September
The invention of the ‘Sink Estate’: Consequential Categorization and the UK Housing Crisis – Dr Tom Slater

18 October
Storytelling as method: migration, gender and inclusion in Durban – Dr Kira Erwin

1 November:
Contextualising strategies to enable LGBT rights in Africa: legitimacies, spatial inequalities and socio-spatial relationships – Dr Andy Tucker

15 November
Representing urban life in Africa and its diasporas – Dr Shari Daya and Dr Rike Sitas

Brown Bags (13:00-14:00)

23 August
Auditing’ vernacular Cape Town as a sonic city – Valmont Layne

6 September
pumflet: art, architecture and stuff – Ilze Wolff

27 September
Speculative Indigeneity – A (K)new Now – heeten bhagat

11 October
Conversations on cultural mapping and planning – Alicia Fortuin, Vaughn Sadie and Shamila Rahim

25 October
False Bay – Dr Hedley Twidle


2 August, 2018 @ 1:00 am SAST
15 November, 2018 @ 4:30 pm SAST
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Environmental and Geographical Science Building
South Lane, Upper Campus, UCT
Cape Town, South Africa
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