Mr Sadiq Toffa

University of Cape Town
Participates in 1 Session

M Sadiq Toffa is a heritage architect and heritage activist, an urban planner, and urban sociologist. He obtained a professional graduate degree in architecture from the University of Cape Town. He obtained a Masters in Human Settlements from the University of Leuven, Belgium. He was recently a visiting researcher within the sociology of Cities Programme and within the Centre for the Study of Human Rights at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He has been both an A.W. Mellon cross-­‐disciplinary scholar and Commonwealth scholar. He has conducted advocacy, research, and design work with community organizations, municipalities, and international NGO’s. He is currently lecturer and PhD candidate at the University of Cape Town. He is also currently curating a new public memorial and permanent exhibition on the legacies of coloniality in contemporary Cape Town. His research focus concerns the dialectic between urban heritage and social transformation, and critical method and theory.

Sessions in which Mr Sadiq Toffa participates

Monday June 6, 2016

9:00 AM
9:00 AM