Invitation to book launch 18 March

Book Launch 18 March

Mistra Urban Futures' two new flagship books are introduced at a digital book launch, hosted by African Centre for Cities in Cape Town. Introduction talks by David Simon, former director of Mistra Urban Futures, and Nayoka Martinez-Bäckström at Sida, Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, followed by a panel discussion with representatives from the different platforms: Sheffield/Greater Manchester, Gothenburg, Kisumu and Cape Town.

Programme (subject to changes). Central Africa Time is used. For CET one hour earlier, for the UK two hour earlierand East Africa Time one hour later (starting time: 12:00 UK time, 13:00 CET, 14:00 in South Africa and 15:00 in Kenya.

14:00 Welcome and introduction
  David Simon, former Director of Mistra Urban Futures; Nayoka Martinez-Bäckström, Sida; and a short keynote address by ACC Director Edgar Pieterse.
14:30 Panel discussion on Realising Just Cities and Transdisciplinary Knowledge Co-Production books.
  Panelists: Beth Perry, Sheffield; Michael Oloko, Kisumu; Rike Sitas, Cape Town; and Sara Pettersson and Sanna Isemo, both Gothenburg.
  Moderators: Leonie Joubert, Cape Town, and Jan Riise, Gothenburg
15:15 Questions, discussions, round-ups with panel and audience.
16:00 Programme ends.


Welcome and please register for the event here.