La Petite Vendeuse de Soleil (The Little Girl Who Sold the Sun)
Giles Nartey presents a film from Senegal released in 1999 about a girl who faces obstacles and makes her way through life.
Urban Africa Risk Knowledge (Urban ARK): Disrupting risk accumulation through enhanced local capacities across the Global South.
How can cities in the global south alleviate the effects of urban risks? Professor Adriana Allen, Professor Cassidy Johnson, Dr. Emmauel Osuteye and Dr Rita Lambert investigate what can be done.
“Horace Ové, The Black Safari, (Comedy) 1972”
Isaac Nanabeyin Simpson presents a 1972 spoof documentary for BBC2’s World about Series called ‘Black Safari’.
“How Europe Underdeveloped Africa”
Ala’a Shehabi presents Walter Rodney’s 1972 book ‘How Europe Underdeveloped Africa’ that describes how Africa was deliberately exploited and underdeveloped by European colonial regimes.
MoHoA: A Global Collective on Modern Heritage of Africa, Modern Heritage of Anthropocene
Guang yu Ren introduces MoHoA as a global collaborative focusing on modern heritage in all its forms, presenting the paradox of being of modernity and yet threatened by its consequences.
Helping secure Asmara’s UNESCO World Heritage status
Decades of research and consultancy by Professor Edward Denison and Guang Yu Ren helped in achieving UNESCO World Heritage Site status for Asmara, the capital of Eritrea.
An Architecture between Cultures: The Highland’s Council
Isaac Nanabeyin Simpson looks at the dominant history that has always been the British gaze mapped onto the African landscape.
Urban Housing Affordability Problem in Africa: A Search for Pragmatic Solution?
Dr Kwame Addae-Dapaah's paper takes a holistic view of the housing affordability problem to discuss the multifaceted nature of the problem vis-à-vis the political, social, institutional, economic and financial milieu of Africa.