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Video: Edgar Pieterse Delivers Lecture on Transcending Slum Urbanism in Africa

Saturday 26 April 2014

UN Habitat have shared a lecture delivered by Edgar Pieterse, founding director of the African Centre for Cities and co-editor of Africa’s Urban Revolution, exploring whether it is possible to transcend the condition referred to as “slum urbanism” in the African context.
Pieterse unpacks the meaning of the term, discusses whether this condition is inevitable or whether there are possible alternative outcomes and looks at the institutional implications of “slum urbanism”:

See online: Video: Edgar Pieterse Delivers Lecture on Transcending Slum Urbanism in Africa