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Cities as Beacons of Hope

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By Laurie Milne in the group AU Anthropology Interest Group June 18, 2017 - 8:53am

An article of interest to students of urban  anthropology (Anthropology 394)  appeared in the G and M on Saturday, June 17,2017.  Robert Muggah, co-founder of the Igarape Institute and SecDev Group and chair of the consultative committee of the Global Parliament of Mayors,  authored a thoughtful article  on the importance of cities and their future role in world affairs.  He posits that cities are key to surmounting our biggest challenges.  He further suggests that the struggle for equality, justice and sustainable development will take place in our cities and must involve urban dwellers from around the world. 

 

https://www.pressreader.com/canada/the-globe-and-mail-bc-edition/20170617/282123521500574

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AU Anthropology Interest Group

AU Anthropology Interest Group

A group for those interested in socio-cultural anthropology, archaeology, biological anthropology, and linguistic anthropology