Seminar - What Is Geography? 2015-16 #2

October 29, 2015

Seminar #2 : South African Cities after Apartheid:   Urban South Africa in the Global Context

  • Speaker : Prof. Alan Mabin University of Pretoria
  • Date : Tuesday, Oct. 29
  • Time : 12:30 ~ 2:00 pm
  • Location : AQ 5037
  • Blurb : Alan Mabin, SFU PhD 1984, is a renowned urban geographer. His current research encompasses change in Sao Paulo, Paris and Gauteng city region in South Africa; and suburbansims in Africa (especially Tanzania) and elsewhere as part of a SSHRC-funded MCRI, "Global Suburbanisms", based at York University. He leads the Capital Cities Programme at the University of Pretoria.
  • Coordinator: Dr. Janet Sturgeon
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