Start main page content

Events

Taking streets seriously: the politics of public space in Johannesburg

When: Tuesday, 13 February 2018 - Tuesday, 13 February 2018
Where: Braamfontein Campus East
Seminar Room, First Floor, John Moffat Building
Start time:16:00
Enquiries:

njogu.morgan2@wits.ac.za 

The next seminar in the Faces of the City series will be presented by Jesse Harber, Mamokete Matjomane, Alex Parker from the Gauteng City-Region Observatory.

This seminar is based on the research report Taking Streets Seriously which interrogates how what is considered good urban design and liveability of streets may shift in different contexts. The studies unearthed a complex interplay of actors on Gauteng streets, with street users, property owners and the state each operating according to their own, diverse agendas, contingent on the particular street in question. The result is streets that are chaotic, contested, and changing over time.

calendar iconAdd event to calendar

Share

Giving to Wits

School of Public Health Building

Whether you invest in a promising young student, or contribute towards vital research or new buildings and facilities – giving to Wits brings great personal satisfaction and lasting results you can be proud of for years to come.

Give to Wits