Call for Papers : Interrogating Land Value Capture in the African peri-urban Interface: towards a new political Economy?

du 09/01/2017 au 19/01/2017

7th European Conference on African Studies 2017,

Basel, 29 June – 01 July 2017

This panel adopts land as a conflictual entry point onto the peri-urban research agenda in Africa. It sheds light on the political economy of land accumulation and value capture, in a context of urban sprawl, increasing land grabs, rampant speculation, new land uses and models of planning for cities.

Convenors :

Monique Bertrand (Institut de Recherche pour le Développement)
Barbara Lipietz (UCL)
Colin Marx (University College London)

Read the call here

Papers have to be sent before the 19th of January