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August 2018

Urban Humanities Seminar Series 2018

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

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October 2018

Urban Humanities: Storytelling as method: migration, gender and inclusion in Durban

October 18 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Studio 3,
Environmental and Geographical Sciences Building, Upper Campus, UCT
Cape Town, South Africa
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ABSTRACT Storytelling as a form of urban scholarship has the potential for empathetic ways of producing knowledge, understanding, seeing and being in the city. This seminar explores how storytelling in a multitude of forms can be a productive method for data collection, public dissemination and advocacy for social justice. It discusses this based on a year and half long partnership project between scholars and civil society organisations on Migration, Gender and Inclusion in the city of Durban. In this project…

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