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  • Susan Parnell

    Susan Parnell discusses ‘Africa’s Urban Revolution’

    An interview with Susan Parnell, Executive Member of the African Centre for Cities and Co-Editor of ‘Africa’s Urban Revolution’, published by Zed Books. Sue discusses informal settlements, the effects of global environmental change & the true economic potential of Africa’s cities.

  • Southern Africa City Studies Conference

    Since 2009 the Southern Africa City Studies Conference (SACSC) series has provided an interdisciplinary forum for researchers examining urban issues in Southern Africa. We are pleased to announce that the fifth conference in this series will take place from 30 August to 1 September 2020 at the University of the Witwatersrand. Recent interest in comparative […]

  • Association of African Planning Schools Conference 2020