FREE Public Lecture: “Capital Cities in Africa: Power and Powerlessness”
Thursday, October 5th @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PMFree
Speaker: Simon Bekker, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
Simon Bekker is a visiting Emeritus Professor. He has been Professor of Development Studies at Rhodes University and Director of the Centre for Social and Development Studies at the (then) University of Natal (Durban). He has held visiting Fellow appointments at Oxford University, the (then) Centre d’Étude d’Afrique Noire in France, the Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study in Uppsala, Sweden and at the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study. He is (co) author of Governing Cities in Africa: Politics and Policies. (2013) Capital Cities in Africa: Power and Powerlessness (2014).