School of Built Environment and Development Studies Seminar

Title: Durban as a regional hub: Pro-growth, pro-poor and environmental entanglements

Speaker: Catherine Sutherland (Glen Robbins and Dianne Scott) 

Time: 12h30 – 13h50, 22 October 2014.

Venue: Seminar Room F213, School of Built Environment and Development Studies, Memorial Tower Building, UKZN. Google maps: -29.866933,30.981963

Catherine Sutherland is a lecturer in the School of Built Environment and Development Studies. She has recently completed a four year EU funded project that has focused on spatial knowledge production for more sustainable cities. This project compared ten cities in Brazil, India, Peru and South Africa. Her current research interests include society-space-environment relations in fast growing towns and cities, the policies and practises around housing for the urban poor and the water/climate governance nexus.

Planned seminars

(This is a provisional schedule. Events will be confirmed about a week before through the mailing list. If you would like to be added to or removed from the mailing list, please contact  

29 October: Christine Jeske ‘This is Not Working: Unemployment and the Good Life in South Africa’ 

5 November: Christina Cappy ‘South African Youth Experiences of Social Cohesion Through Schooling’ 

12 November: Mohammed Vawda ‘Health seeking behaviour in the context of high HIV prevalence’ 

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