Visting Fellow

Ayse Calgar

The Wits City Institute, in collaboration with the ACMS (African Centre for Migration and Society) hosted a visiting scholar, Ayse Calgar, of the Department for Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Vienna, Austria, at Wits University. Professor Caglar met with postgraduate students funded by the Wits City Institute and the ACMS, presented a public lecture titled ‘Movement, value and social justice in border cities’ and she participated in a panel discussion, jointly convened by the Wits City Institute and the ACMS titled ‘Reading and writing the city in relation to the politics of today.

Student Seminar for Wits City Institute fellows by Ayse Caglar (Wits City Institute Mellon Visiting Fellow)

8 March 2017 / 09.00 – 10.30 African Center for Migration Studies (ACMS), Solomon Mahlangu House, Wits University

Public lecture ‘Migrants, city making and the value creation processes in a multiscalar perspective: Space and time in migration scholarship’ by Ayse Caglar (Wits City Institute Mellon Visiting Fellow, co-hosted by the African Center for Migration Studies (ACMS)

8 March 2017 / 16.00 – 17.30 Humanities Graduate Centre seminar room, South West Engineering Building, East Campus, Wits University 

Panel discussion: ‘Reading and writing the city in relation to the politics of today’ 

Chair: Noëleen Murray (Director Wits City Institute and A.W. Mellon Foundation Chair in Critical Architecture and Urbanism)

Ayse Caglar (University of Vienna and Wits City Institute Mellon Visiting Fellow)

Jonathan Cane (Postdoctoral Fellow, Wits City Institute)

Mpho Matsipa (Researcher, Wits City Institute)

Alan Mabin (Emeritus Professor, Wits University)

9 March 2017 / 10.00 – 12.00 Humanities Graduate Centre seminar room, South West Engineering Building, East Campus, Wits University