Latest Past Events

UCT SDG Summit | An Urban Lens on the Achievement of the SDGs

A Masterclass alongside the UCT SDG Africa Summit 2021The ACC Masterclass will be structured in three parts, comprised of 75min each. The first session will unpack the political and institutional backstory in ensuring that there was an SDG to address the imperatives of urbanisation, and connections were drawn with other SDGs. The second session will...

UCT SDG Summit | Circular Economy Pre-Summit Workshops

The Vice Chancellor of the University of Cape Town is convening an international summit on how the SDGs can best be realised in the African context with an eye on the role of science and mission-driven partnerships. In the build-up to the Summit, a series of workshops are being organised around seven themes, of which...

Presencing and publishing Urban Studies from Africa

Many urban studies journals publish few articles from African-based scholars: how can this be changed? While in "international" northern-based journals publishing the work of African based scholars seems to remain a challenge for editors, African scholars have organised many dynamic venues for publishing urban and African studies research. We have invited African-based scholars who have...