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Migration and the Struggle for Urban Space, 28 May 2013

Centre for Civil Society Seminar: Migration and the Struggle for Urban Space, from Chicago to Durban

Speakers: Nik Theodore and China Ngubane
Date: Tuesday, 28 May 2013
Time: 12:30-14:00
Venue: CCS Seminar Room, 602, 6th Floor, MTB Tower, Howard College

The ability of workers and poor people from neighbouring countries to carve out space in wealhtmajor cities is highly contested. Chicago's Mexican immigrants and Durban's Zimbabwean immigrants

Nik Theodore is Associate Professor of Urban Planning and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago, with numerous academic publications covering urban political economy, labor markets, informal economy, policy mobilities, labor standards, neoliberal urbanism and economic restructuring. China Ngubane coordinates the CCS Brutus Community Scholar programme and has been involved in anti-xenophobia and immigrant solidarity work in Durban for many years.

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