Book launch & discussion: Politics & the Urban Frontier: Transformation & Divergence in Late Urbanizing East Africa

**Please note new time & location**. Hybrid event: co-hosted with the British Institute in Eastern Africa (BIEA Register here:

- Challenges dominant approaches in development studies and urban studies to provide a novel explanation of different trajectories of urban development in Africa in the twenty-first century

- Provides an in-depth comparative study of urban change in Ethiopia, Rwanda, and Uganda based on field research spanning over a decade

- Situates East Africa as the ‘global urban frontier’ and the most vital region for interrogating contemporary urban dynamics

- Shows how causal factors located at the regional, national and city scale are crucial in understanding patterns of urban development;