An interdisciplinary series of presentations and discussions on urban landscapes, past and present.
Dr. Simon Bekker
Emeritus Professor of Sociology at Stellenbosch University in South Africa
Capital Cities in Africa: Power and Powerlessness. (2012) Simon Bekker & Göran Therborn (eds.) – The production and chief themes of this publication and the main challenges it raises.
With an Introduction by Dr. Abidin Kusno, Director, York Centre for Asian Research
Dr. Simon Bekker is a South African citizen and academic who acted as a Professor of Development Studies at Rhodes University and Director of the Centre for Social and Development Studies at the (then) University of Natal (Durban). He has held visiting Fellow appointments at Oxford University, the (then) Centre d'Étude d'Afrique Noire in France, the Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study in Uppsala, Sweden and at the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study.
Friday September 29, 2017
12:30 – 2pm
626 Kaneff Tower
Everyone is welcome.