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Paths in the City: Migration and Urbanization in Africa

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Tuesday, April 02, 2019
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4:30 pm
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Ademide Adelusi-Adeluyi; Caroline Wanjiku Kihato; Loren B. Landau; Samuel Shearer

The connection between infrastructure and anxiety about the movement of people has a long history in Africa, from the segregating imperatives built into early colonial urban planning to the "slum clearance" initiatives of the more recent past. This collaborative research project invites a sustained consideration of how African experiences inform broader ethnographic and historical debates about mobility and how it is embedded, or not, in infrastructure.

Contact: Tyra Dixon