Due to unforeseen circumstances our guest, AbdouMaliq Simone will not be with us this Thursday, February 22, 2018. We are working to reschedule this event in the near future so please watch for a new date and time in our weekly email and website as soon as it is available!
AbdouMaliq Simone studies urban institutions in Africa and Southeast Asia. His work examines how the inhabitants of cities navigate economic, transportation, governmental, and social systems to forge meaningful lives and collaborative partnerships. Over the past 30 years, he has held a range of faculty posts at major universities in Berlin, London, Cape Town, and Jakarta. He is the author of four books: Jakarta, Drawing the City Near (Minnesota, 2014), City Life from Jakarta to Dakar (Routledge, 2009), For the City Yet to Come (Duke, 2004), and In Whose Image? (Chicago, 1994).