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Just published: our co-authored study of grid planning practices in Senegal

I am delighted to announce the publication of Grid Planning in the Urban Practices of Senegal. This book is the fruit of years of collaboration between Dr. Liora Bigon and myself. In truth, Liora did all the tedious work: submitting … Continue reading

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Notes from the field, January 2018 in Senegal

I have just returned from a week of field work in Senegal. While I have often done field work there, this time was different. First, I was joined by two other researchers for a team excursion. My two companions de … Continue reading

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The arts of citizenship: a new edited volume on contemporary Senegalese urbanity

The conference-and-publication machine continues to run well (see my post about conferences and proceedings). In this most recent case the conference, on The Art of Citizenship in African Cities, was held at Columbia University (May 2011) but my presentation was … Continue reading

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Prayer in the City, a new edited volume on religious life in urban spaces around the Muslim world

One of the pleasures of presenting papers at academic conferences is occasionally seeing the proceedings published several years late (see next post). It’s a bit like reliving the original encounter. Small conferences are the best, thirty or forty people presenting … Continue reading

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