Between ACC and the field: a reflection on two years of learning

ACC invites you to join us as researcher Andrea Pollio reflects on his time as Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research Fellow jointly at the African Centre for Cities, University of Cape Town, and at the department of Urban and Regional Studies (DIST) at the Polytechnic of Turin.

INFO SESSION | DAAD MPhil Southern Urbanism Scholarships

The African Centre for Cities, through Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD), are calling for scholarship applications for 2024. DAAD are offering five In-Region Scholarships* for students from Sub-Saharan Africa who enrol for the MPhil Southern Urbanism (Masters in Urban Studies) programme at the University of Cape Town. If you are interested in applying for the scholarship...

WEBINAR | Localizing the SDGs in African Cities

On the first UN Science, Technology and Innovation in Africa Day, 2 May 2023the International Science Council together with the African Centre for Cities present webinar aimed at exploring effective ways of accelerating local action towards the implementation of the SDGs in African cities.

On tactical planning

African Centre for Cities hosts visiting scholar Marco Di Nunzio for a seminar entitled On tactical planning, on Thursday, 11 May 2023, from 13:00-14:00. 

Lived experience as a pathway to community agency? Toward new framings of nutrition in urban South Africa

The Nourished Child project took a lived experience approach to understanding how systems interacted in the lives of women to shape their and their children's quality of diet. Central to the project was the development of a range of creative dissemination tools to engage policy makers, and increase community agency. In this presentation Jane Battersby reflects...