The Centre for Civil Society within the UKZN School of Built Environment and Development Studies invites you to the seminar –
Solidarities of international urban residents and ‘development’ students
Speakers: Peter Muzambwe and Dean Chahin
Date: Wednesday, 25 July 2012
Venue: CCS Seminar Room 602, 6th Floor, MTB Tower, Howard College
2) ‘Development’ solidarities: Chahin’s paper is, ‘From “Saving Africa” to Looking in the Mirror: Reflections on the Critical Development Forum’s Student-Driven Popular Education Initiative to Re-Politicize “Development” at the University of Washington’, which follows Chahin’s discouragement with the way conventional “development” organizations like Engineers Without Borders operated and educated students.
Speakers: Peter Muzambwe is director of the Amandla Centre of Zimbabwe, and a former Harare trade union leader. Dean Chahim recently graduated from the University of Washington in Seattle with degrees in Civil and Environmental Engineering and Global Development & Social Change. He co-founded the student-driven Critical Development Forum (students.washington.edu/cdfuw) and is currently traveling on a university fellowship to learn and share: https://anotherworldishappening.wordpress.com.