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Edgar Pieterse

Director of the African Centre for Cities, University of Cape Town.

Co-editor of: Voices of the Transition: The Politics, Poetics and Practices of Development in South Africa (Johannesburg: Heinemann Publishers, 2004); and Consolidating Developmental Local Government: Lessons from the South Africa Experiment (Cape Town: UCT Press, in press). Recent scholarly articles include: "Blurring Boundaries: Fragments of an Urban Research Agenda", Urban Forum, 17(4): 398-412, 2006; and "Building with Ruins and Dreams: Exploratory thoughts on realising integrated urban development through crises", Urban Studies, 43(2): 285-304, 2006.


Has participated in

Local Racism, Global Apartheid

South Africa as a paradigm