Heritage values-based approach and sustainable management:

Lessons from the Maloti-Drakensberg World Heritage Site, South Africa

Joint seminar IFAS-Research / Wits University

29 June 2017
13:15 - Origins North Bdg. Lecture Room (1st fl)

Mélanie Duval (CNRS, EDYTEM, RARI)

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Experimenting / Experiencing the City

The Urban Experience / South Africa & Elsewhere

11-20 May 2017

Through crossed perspectives, Experimenting / Experiencing the City will try to tackle both the risk and the interest of a multi-disciplinary approach to question the city. It aims to open the debate around the notions of "city" and "urban" in the complex relationship that unites them, to study the links between integration, exclusion and citizenship in an era of globalisation and complex urban identities.

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Exploring the role of geo-technologies in urban governance and planning:

"smart urbanism" and the politics of sustainability in Southern cities

 French Institute Seminars in Humanities

10 May 2017
10:00 - IFAS Conference Room, 62 Juta Street, Braamfontein

Elisabeth Peyroux (CNRS, UMR Prodig Paris)
Jesse Harber (GCRO) & Darlington Mushongera (GCRO & Wits University)

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Connections, Environment and the Transformations of Settlements and Networks in South-East Africa and East Africa (1000-1700)

Workshop: Globafrica: Reconnecting Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa and the World prior to Euorpean Imperialism.

13 March 2017
09:00-16.15 - IFAS Conference Room, 62 Juta Street, Braamfontein

Conveners: Thomas Vernet-Habasque and Adrien Delmas


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What the objects tell us

Interaction, integration, and innovation at the 17th century Luso-African feira of Dambarare in northern Zimbabwe

French Institute Seminars in Humanities (FISH)

28 November 2016
10:00 - IFAS Conference Room, 62 Juta Street, Braamfontein

Catherine Schenck (UCT)
Alexander Antonites (University of Pretoria)

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