Invitation to the next Spatial Transformation CityLab Seminar

The ACC is excited to host Dr. Margot Rubin and Alexandra Appelbaum from the University of the Witwatersrand for the next instalment in the Spatial Transformation seminar series. They will share with us findings from their research into Johannesburg’s Corridors of Freedom Programme. “Neighbourhoods, NIMBYists and nobodies: the local politics of the Corridors of Freedom” […]

Report back from Democratic Practices Seminar in Cape Town, 4-8 July 2016

Henrik Ernstson

Report back: The Aesthetical and the Political of Unequal Geographies By Wangui Kimari Seventeen of us gathered for the second offering of the ACC PhD seminar on Democratic Practices at ACC, UCT (4-8 July 2016). This year we sought to problematize the relationship between the political and aesthetics, and through a discussion scaffolded by Ranciere’s […]


The ACC has been awarded funding by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to develop and run an interdisciplinary postgraduate programme on Urban Studies. We invite applications for this five-year position of Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in this programme