ACRC at the 2024 DSA Conference: Call for papers

ACRC at the 2024 DSA Conference: Call for papers

ACRC is convening two panels at this year’s Development Studies Association conference, focusing on community knowledge in academic research and the politics of social justice in African cities. Themed around “social justice and development in a polarising world”, the...
ACRC at the 2023 DSA Conference

ACRC at the 2023 DSA Conference

Members of the African Cities Research Consortium (ACRC) are convening two panels at this year’s Development Studies Association Conference, focusing on experiences of decoloniality in action and investigating the politics underpinning crises in African cities. Being...
Understanding the economic power of Africa’s cities

Understanding the economic power of Africa’s cities

What opportunities does urbanisation present for people living in African cities? How much does it really contribute to the economy? And what wider advantages can it have for rural dwellers? These were some of the core questions explored in our recent webinar with...