Unfinished Symphonies: Transformational Decolonial Urbanism
07 July 2021–15 October 2021, 3:00 pm–3:00 pm
An event series hosted by The Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL and Wits University
This event is free.
The Bartlett School of Architecture
In July, two online roundtables will bring together staff and students from Witswatersrand University and UCL to share and discuss work-in-progress on transformational decolonial urbanism. Contributions will report on a variety of research, teaching and other initiatives for change in our institutions.
Speakers include: Jhono Bennett, Nnamdi Elleh, Hayley Gewer, Neil Klug, Nkosilenhle Mavuso, Clare Melhuish, Matimba Ngobeni, Kamna Patel, Makena Phaledi, David Roberts, Nathaniel Télémaque and Tsepang Leuta.
These discussions will lead into a public lecture by Professor Achille Mbembe (Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research) with responses by Dr Tsepang Leuta (Wits) and Dr Adam Elliott-Cooper (Queen Mary, University of London and Visiting Research Fellow, UCL Sarah Parker Remond Centre, UCL); and a PhD workshop for UCL and Wits students.
Unfinished Symphonies is organised by Ben Campkin, Solam Mkhabela, Naigwe Kalema and Jennifer van den Bussche with support from the UCL-Wits Strategic Partnership fund.
7 July 15:00 - 17:00 BST // 16:00 - 18:00 SAST: Roundtable 1
8 July 15:00 - 17:00 BST // 16:00 - 18:00 SAST: Roundtable 2
14 October 17:00 - 18:30 BST // 18:00 - 19:30 SAST: Public Lecture by Professor Achille Mbembe, Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research
15 October 13:00 - 15:00 BST // 14:00 -16:00 SAST: PhD Workshop for UCL and Wits PhD students to sign up please email UCL Urban Laboratory: email@example.com
Image: Removal of the statue of Cecil Rhodes (sculptor: Marion Walgate) from the campus of the University of Cape Town, 9 April 2015
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