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The conference is organized byKenny Cupers, Urban Studies, Department of Social Science at the University of Basel,
in collaboration with Sociology, the Centre for African Studies, and the Institute for European Global Studies, as well as the African Centre for Cities at the University of Cape Town and Giulia Scotto, Thomas Betschart and Ernest Sewordor.
A follow-up conference will take place in collaboration with Prof. Edgar Pieterse at the African Centre for Cities at the University of Cape Town in June 2021. Entitled “Emerging Infrastructural Worlds: Mapping Urban Research in Africa,” this conference will map research approaches to transnational infrastructure projects across Africa and their consequences on the ground.
This conference is funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation.
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