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;
Date: 7 March 2023, 12:00 (Tuesday, 8th week, Hilary 2023)
Venue: St Antony's College, 62 Woodstock Road OX2 6JF
Venue Details: Pavilion Room
Speakers: Tom Goodfellow (Sheffield), Biruk Terrefe (University of Oxford)
Organising department: Centre for African Studies
Organiser: Jason Mosley (University of Oxford)
Part of: Northeast Africa Forum seminar series
Booking required?: Recommended
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Audience: Public
Editor: Jason Mosley