AbdouMaliq Simone


AbdouMaliq Simone

is Senior Professorial Fellow at the Urban Institute, University of Sheffield and Visiting Professor of Urban Studies at the African Centre for Cities, University of Cape Town. For decades he has travelled across the world working with various municipalities, research groups and social movements on issues of urban transformation.Key publications include, For the City Yet to Come: Urban Change in Four African Cities, Duke University Press, 2004, and City Life from Jakarta to Dakar: Movements at the Crossroads: Routledge, 2009, Jakarta: Drawing the City Near: University of Minnesota Press, 2014, New Urban Worlds: Inhabiting Dissonant Times, Polity (with Edgar Pieterse, Polity 2017), and Improvised Lives: Rhythms of Endurance for an Urban South (Polity 2018).