Wednesday, February 15, 2012

The Geographies of Transformation in a Democratic South Africa


The Department of Geography at Bridgewater State University invites you to a lecture by South African geographer

Dr. Michael Sutcliffe, former City Manager,
Durban, South Africa

"The geographies of transformation
in a democratic South Africa"

3pm Tuesday Feb 21st 
Science & Math Center Auditorium, Rm 120
2:30pm appetizers/desserts served



Michael Sutcliffe, South African geographer, urban planner, and city manager will give a lecture on the social, political, and spatial transformation of South Africa. Dr. Sutcliffe has a Ph.D. in Geography from Ohio State and he was until Dec 2011 the City Manager of Durban, South Africa. He was chairperson of the post-apartheid demarcation project that re-defined municipal and provincial regions, substantially changing the politics in South Africa towards a far more democratic system than it otherwise would have had.

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