C1: Africa Research Cluster- Dissemination

Conference Presentations

Luddick, A., & Shefer, T. (2016, July 21-23). Sex work in the surburbs: Narratives of sex workers navigating the dangers of sexual and geographical transgression in a suburb in Cape Town. Research Committee 21, Mexico City, Mexico.

Mabin, A. (2016, July 5). Global change and challenges: Learning from "better" and "worse" in uncertainties of concept and practice. Global change and challenges to governance and territorial planning in the new millennium, IVth World Planning Schools Congress, Universidade Federale de Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Mabin, A. (2016, July 7). Contested histories of planning across continents. Track 6, Planning History, Global Crisis, Planning and Challenges to Spatial Justice in the North and the South, IVth World Planning Schools Congress, Universidade Federale de Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Mabin, A. (2016, July 18-20). Resilience, desirable and unwanted: histories of negative planning and its persistent effects on South African (sub)urbanism. 17th International Planning History Society IPHS Conference, History, Urbanism, Resilience, Delft, Netherlands.

Mabin, A. (2016, July 21-23). Divergence, convergence: shifts in southern and northern city regions. Research Council 21, Mexico City, Mexico.

Mabin, A. (2016, July). Global suburbia: suburbanisms in Africa and Brasil. II Coloquio Internacional Las paradojas de la Megalópolis, Centro de Estudios Sociales y de Opinión Pública (CESOP), Cámara de Diputados (Mexican Congress), Mexico City, Mexico.

Mabin, A. (2016, February). Drawing political lines on maps and in other spaces - municipal boundaries, urban edges and city mutations in South Africa. Blue-Green Boundaries in a Suburbanizing World Workshop, Institute of Geosciences (IGC) and Center for Regional Development and Planning (Cedeplar) at the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

Rubin, M. (2016, July). Confluence, Convergence and Compromise: the case of Fleurhof Integrated Housing Development. Gauteng City Region Observatory (GCRO) Conference, Understanding the role of urban developers, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Bloch, R., & Crighton, M. (2015, December). Addis Ababa’s New Periphery. Spotlight on Istanbul: Building and Rebuilding the Periphery, GPOT, Kultur University / Mimar Sinan University, Istanbul, Turkey.

Rubin, M., & Charlton, S. (2015, December). After occupation: actions and reactions in RDP housing in South Africa. Spotlight on Istanbul: Building and Rebuilding the Periphery, GPOT, Istanbul, Kultur University / Mimar Sinan University, Istanbul, Turkey.

Rubin, M., Todes, A., & Mabin, A. (2015, October). What a difference a metro makes! Or did it? Suburbanization and local government consolidation in Johannesburg. Suburban Governance in an Era of Globalizing Urbanization, Université de Montréal, Montréal, Québec.

Bloch, R. (2014, May 15-16). Economic Growth, Class and Africa’s New Suburbs. Cadbury Conference, Department of African Studies and Anthropology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom.

Todes, A. (2014, November 17-19). Does Planning Shape Growth? Exploring the new forms of growth in the northern corridor of Thekwini/KwaDakuza, South Africa. Association of African Schools Conference, African Urban Planning and the Global South: Pedagogies, Research, Practice, Cape Town, South Africa.

Mabin, A. (2013, August 29-31). Three cases of assemblage - making up the past and future city in São Paulo, Paris and Johannesburg. Presented at Research Council 21, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany.

Mabin, A., & Keil, R. (2013, August). Stream 19: Suburbs and boundaries: the continued push for peripheral expansion. Research Council 21, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany.

Mabin, A. (2012, March 7). Peripheries, suburbanisms and change in African cities. Urbanity Week: Remaking the city, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden.

Mabin, A. (2011, April 8). Scope and Dimensions of African Suburbanism. SUBURBS Talk hosted by the CITY Institute, York University, Toronto, Ontario.

Mabin, A., Bloch, R., & Butcher, S. (2011, July 7-9). Scope and Dimensions of Suburbanization in African Cities. Presented at the International Research Council 21 Conference, Amsterdam, Netherlands.