On Thursday 24th of January AAM had the opportunity to present Ng’ambo Atlas to the public during the conference The Future of the African City at the African Studies Centre Leiden. The book launch was followed by a debate on the relevance of material and immaterial culture and urban planning for cities on the African continent with Prof. Filip de Boeck, Dr. Muhammad Juma, Prof. Nnamdi Elleh, Prof. Ronald Wall and OluTimehin Adegbeye, moderated by Aart Oxenaar.
The first copy of the Atlas was handed over by Dr. Muhammad Juma, director of the Dept. of Urban and Rural Planning in Zanzibar and co-author of the book, to the Ambassador of Tanzania to the Netherlands, Her Excellency Irene Kasyanju.
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