Urban Humanities: Contextualising strategies to enable LGBT rights in Africa: legitimacies, spatial inequalities and socio-spatial relationships

Studio 3 Environmental and Geographical Sciences Building, Upper Campus, UCT, Cape Town

Join us for the an Urban Humanities academic seminar entitled Contextualising strategies to enable LGBT rights in Africa: legitimacies, spatial inequalities and socio-spatial relationships, by Dr Andrew Tucker on Thursday, 1 November 2018 at 15:00. ABSTRACT This paper explores the potential benefits of relationally considering the efficacy of radically different strategies to support LGBT rights in Africa....

SDGs Seminar Series: Localizing the SDGs in South Africa

Environmental and Geographical Science Building South Lane, Upper Campus, UCT, Cape Town, Western Cape

Over the course of the next semester African Centre for Cities will be curating and hosting a series of seminars and discussions on the Sustainable Development Goals. The series kicks-off with Dr Sylvia Croese with a seminar on Localizing the SDGs in South Africa on Wednesday, 13 February 2019, at 12:30 to 14:00 in the...

Bad Health in a Good Retreat: Life and Death in the ‘Worst’ Neighborhood of São Paulo, Brazil

Studio 1 Environmental and Geographical Sciences Building, Upper Campus, UCT, Cape Town

Prof Jeffrey Lesser will be presenting a seminar entitled Bad Health in a Good Retreat: Life and Death in the 'Worst' Neighborhood of São Paulo, Brazil, on Monday, 25 February 2019, 12:30 to 14:00, in the Studio 1, Environmental and Geographical Science Building, Upper Campus, UCT. ABSTRACT Bom Retiro was (and is) a small neighborhood...

SDG Seminar: Unpacking SDG implementation in eThekwini

Studio 3 Environmental and Geographical Sciences Building, Upper Campus, UCT, Cape Town

Puvendra Akkiah, IDP Manager of eThekwini Municipality and Technical Chair of the United Cities and Local Governments Committee on Urban Strategic Planning, will present a talk entitled Unpacking SDG implementation in eThekwini on Wednesday, 17 April, at 14:00 to 15:30 in Studio 3, Environmental and Geographical Science Building, Upper Campus, UCT. Akkiah will be talking about the City of eThekwini's...

How data-ready are African governments to monitor SDG progress?

Davies Reading Room Room 2.27, Environmental and Geographical Science, UCT, Cape Town, Western Cape

UCT Datafirst Manager Lynn Woolfrey presents How data-ready are African governments to monitor SDG progress? Zambia and Zimbabwe reviews on Wednesday, 15 May at 12:30 to 14:00 in Davies Library, Environmental and Geographical Science Building, Upper Campus, UCT. ABSTRACT It is clear from the development literature that Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) plans must include the building of efficient...

SDG Seminar Series: Financing the SDGs in African cities?

Davies Reading Room Room 2.27, Environmental and Geographical Science, UCT, Cape Town, Western Cape

The fourth instalment of the ACC SDG Seminar is presented by Liza Rose Cirolia on Wednesday, 19 June 2019 at 12:30 to 14:00 in the Davies Room, Environmental and Geographical Sciences Building, Upper Campus, UCT. Entitled Financing the SDGs in African cities?, her seminar will explore the fiscal constraints and opportunities for local government to participation in...

SDG Seminar Series: SDG indicators for health outcomes in South Africa

Aadil Moerat Seminar Room, Barnard Fuller Room Health Science Campus, Anzio Road, Observatory, Cape Town .

Next up in the ACC seminar series on the Sustainable Development Goals, Associate Professor Salome Maswime will present SDG indicators for health outcomes in South Africa on Wednesday, 18 September 2019 from 12:30 to 14:00. Maswime is Head of Global Surgery in the Surgery Division at the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town....

SDG SEMINAR: Citizen-centric approaches to achieving the SDGs in Africa: reflections from practice

John Martin Boardroom New Engineering Building, Cape Town

Namhla Mniki will present Citizen-centric approaches to achieving the SDGs in Africa: reflections from practice on 23 October, from 12:30 to 14:00 as part of ACC's on-going SDG Seminar series. Namhla Mniki is a global development strategist leading African Monitor, an entity working to eradicate poverty, to create economic opportunities, and to empower African citizens to drive...

Academic Seminar: The edge economies of migration

Davies Reading Room Room 2.27, Environmental and Geographical Science, UCT, Cape Town, Western Cape

Join ACC as we host Suzanne Hall for a special academic seminar entitled The edge economies of migration on Tuesday, 25 February 2020 from 12:30 to 14:00 in the Davies Reading Room, Environmental and Geographical Sciences Building, Upper Campus, UCT. Camalita Naicker, of the Department of Historical Studies, University of Cape Town will act as a respondent....

Pairing academia and policy for transdisciplinary research in Africa

Join the International Society for Urban Health Africa Working Group for the first discussion in the Urban Health in Africa Webinar Series entitled Pairing academia and policy for transdisciplinary research in Africa.  SPEAKERS Noxolo Kabane - Deputy Director: Policy Development and Research Coordination, Office of the Premier, Eastern Cape Government Amy Weimann - Junior Research...