Artists, scholars and urban activists debate the question of heritage in cities across the world, from Dar es Salaam to Berlin in this Things don’t really exist until you give them a name.
How is Germany’s little known colonial history still archived in the city? Reflexions from Berlin Postkolonial.
A selection of readings questioning Northern epistemologies in urban studies and aiming to “decolonize” academic discourses about African urbanism.
A selection of readings focusing on the urban history of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, in the 20th century.
What to make of the derive in the age of tracking systems? Can we envision this data collection method as a qualitative way to observe and describe the city?
Simulizi Mijini has a comparative, empirical approach to global urban studies, to go beyond Eurocentrism and make room for voices from the Global South.