Chair of International Urbanism at N-AERUS Conference 2022

The Chair of International Urbanism contributes to the 21st N-AERUS Conference on the
“Transforming role of state in addressing inclusive urban development”. The conference will develop specific panels with international institutional partners around the four themes: “Beyond neoliberal urbanisms in the Global South”, “The role of the state in urban rehabilitation and transformation”, “Counter-movements to neoliberal urbanisms”, and “Neo-Keynesian response to pandemic recover”.

Presentations at N-AERUS conference 27-29 October

To begin with, Shaharin Annisa and Deena Al Dahmashawi will be each presenting their own PhD research project.

Shaharin will talk on “Standing between civic society and the state – a case study of Khoud 6A” as part of “Session 02: State Ideology & Urban Policy”, on Thursday, 27 October.

Deena will contribute with a presentation on “Competences necessary for “facilitating participation in Egypt” to “Session 07: Participatory Planning & Design”, on Friday, 28 October.

Then Sandile Mbatha will present his new publication Informal Transactions of Low-Income Houses in South Africa: A Case Study of eThekwini on N-AERUS book launch on 28 October.


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