Governing Cape Town’s Informal Economy

Studio 5 Environmental and Geographical Sciences Building, Upper Campus, Cape Town, South Africa

ACC invites you to a special Brownbag lecture by Dr Graeme Young entitled Governing Cape Town Informal Economy, on Friday 26 July at 13:00 to 14:00 in Studio 5, EGS...

BOXES

Studio 5 Environmental and Geographical Sciences Building, Upper Campus, Cape Town, South Africa

BOXES is a social-justice theatre project devised by award-winning theatre makers Neil Coppen and Ameera Conrad, Journalist Daneel Knoetze and performers Quanita Adams and Mark Elderkin. The project draws from a range of research-based, verbatim and documentary theatre methodologies to explore a myriad of perspectives and insights into urban land justice issues occurring across city...

Launch of ‘The Walk’

Studio 5 Environmental and Geographical Sciences Building, Upper Campus, Cape Town, South Africa

African Centre for Cities invites  you to the launch of a new publication entitled The Walk. This publication, which is based on a research study entitled The Prospects for Socio-Spatial...

BROWNBAG SEMINAR: How Cities Respond to Climate Change: Ambition and Reality of European and African Cities

Studio 5 Environmental and Geographical Sciences Building, Upper Campus, Cape Town, South Africa

Join ACC and ACDI for a lunchtime brownbag seminar by Diana Reckien, Associate Professor, University of Twente, Netherlands entitled How Cities Respond to Climate Change: Ambition and Reality of European and African Cities. WHERE: Studio 5, Level 5, Environmental & Geographical Sciences Building (EGS) UCT Upper Campus, Rondebosch WHEN: 12.30 – 1.30pm, Monday 28 January 2019 Diana...

Rethinking Sustainable Cities: from slogan to implementation

Studio 5 Environmental and Geographical Sciences Building, Upper Campus, Cape Town, South Africa

ACC is excited to host representatives from Mistra Urban Futures who will be presenting on their forthcoming book entitled 'Rethinking Sustainable Cities: from slogan to implementation'. Overview Mistra Urban Futures’...

Josh Palfreman: Waste Ventures in East Africa

Studio 5 Environmental and Geographical Sciences Building, Upper Campus, Cape Town, South Africa

 Waste Ventures in East Africa: a critical examination of the science, collection models and innovative technologies being employed by urban planners in Kenya and Tanzania In this Brownbag, Josh Palfreman will be reflecting on the science, collection models and innovative technologies being employed by urban planners in Kenya and Tanzania in an effort to manage solid waste....

Performing a New Model of Active and Activist Citizenship in South Africa

Studio 5 Environmental and Geographical Sciences Building, Upper Campus, Cape Town, South Africa

In this seminar, Dr Chloé Buire will be presenting a paper entitled 'Performing a New Model of Active and Activist Citizenship in South Africa'. Abstract In 2014, South Africa celebrated its “Twenty Years of Democracy”. Official commemorations emphasized the pride in belonging to the Rainbow Nation, but commentators recalled the fragility of the national myth.  Many...

Transnational Labor and Place Making in the Rustbelt US: Implications for Theorizing Place and Politics of Place in the Global Era

Studio 5 Environmental and Geographical Sciences Building, Upper Campus, Cape Town, South Africa

ACC is excited to host Prof Faranak Miraftab in the first of our academic Seminar Series for 2015. In this seminar 'Transnational Labor and Place Making in the Rustbelt US: Implications for Theorizing Place  and Politics of Place in the Global Era', Prof Miraftab will be presenting from her forthcoming book (2016) entitled Making a...