The School of Built Environment and Development Studies (BEDS) recently hosted a workshop on setting up a virtual classroom, led by Community Development lecturer Dr Zifikile Phindile Shangase.
A World Town Planning day commemoration conference was presented by UKZN’s School of Built Environment and Development Studies (BEDS) in partnership with eThekwini Municipality, the South African Council for Planners (SACPLAN) and the South African Planning Institute (SAPI KZN).
Three UKZN academics contributed chapters to and edited a book titled Crisis, Identity and Migration in Post-Colonial Southern Africa.
The Centre for Civil Society (CCS) within the School of Built Environment and Development Studies recently screened the student-centred documentary film Ready or Not! Black Students’ Experiences of South African Universities. The short film offers a snapshot of structural and personal obstacles students face in university such as finances, institutional racism, feeling unwelcome, language, hunger,
A seminar on the attitudes, knowledge and beliefs of Drug Resistant Tuberculosis (DR-TB) patients towards smoking was presented by a lecturer in Community Development in the School of Built Environment and Development Studies, Dr Zifikile Phindile Shangase. The seminar took place at the King Dinuzulu Hospital in Durban to provide feedback to stakeholders based on
The School of Built Environment and Development Studies hosted the Hans Hallen: Collective Architecture in Durban exhibition at the KZN Institute for Architecture. The work was curated by lecturer Dr Silvia Bodei in collaboration with Mrs Michele Jacobs of UKZN’s Architecture Archives, and masters student Ms Roanne Moodley. The exhibition showcased the work of third
The Centre for Civil Society (CCS) within the School of Built Environment and Development Studies hosted the Young Civil Society and Contemporary Issues event recently on the Howard College campus. It was organised by Ms Eliza Solis-Maart and facilitated by Ms Lerato Malope and Mr Nduduzo Majozi who are all based at CCS on research
The Centre for Civil Society (CCS) in the School of Built Environment and Development Studies and the African Ombudsman Research Centre (AORC) …
The University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) has been awarded a total of approximately R9.3 Million Rand (US$657 000) in grants by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for two Projects in the College of Humanities. The first institutional project, in the category of International Higher Education and Strategic Projects (IHESP) entitled Humanizing Space: Towards an African Spatial
Academics from the School of Built Environment and Development Studies Dr Claudia Loggia and Mr Viloshin Govender recently presented a poster and a paper titled Co-producing spatial maps for risk management and disaster response in informal settlements in South Africa, at the World Social Science Forum held in Fukuoka, Japan. The International Forum promoted multidisciplinary discussions