Monthly Archives: December 2018

Over 400 people attend Urban Age conference in Addis Ababa

7 December 2018

Over 400 people attended the Urban Age “Developing Urban Futures” conference in Addis Ababa between 29-30 November 2018. They included over 60 speakers from 26 cities in Africa, Asia, Europe, South and North America. Ahead of what was the 17th Urban Age conference, speakers and guests explored Addis Ababa’s changing dynamics on a city tour guided by local experts from the EiABC, Addis Ababa University. The two-day Urban Age conference explored the interrelationships between urban form and urban society. Jointly organised by LSE Cities at the London School of Economics and the Alfred Herrhausen Gesellschaft, it is considered the most authoritative interdisciplinary conference on global urbanism. To coincide with the conference, an Urban Age newspaper was published with new research and contributions from keynote speakers and international urban experts. Videos and slides of presentations will be available shortly.