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Du ciment et des villes, matières à penser l'Afrique

English title Concrete city, cement and urban fabric in Africa
Applicant Choplin Armelle
Number 198017
Funding scheme Open Access Books
Research institution Département de géographie et environnement Université de Genève
Institution of higher education University of Geneva - GE
Main discipline Social geography and ecology
Start/End 01.07.2020 - 31.12.2020
Approved amount 25'000.00
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All Disciplines (5)

Discipline
Social geography and ecology
Sociology
Ethnology
Architecture and Social urban science
Political science

Keywords (18)

Ville; Ciment; développement; Politique; pauvreté; environnement; citadin; Afrique; Afrique; Accra; Lomé; Cotonou; Porto-Novo; Lagos; Ghana; Togo; Bénin; Nigeria

Responsible applicant and co-applicants

Publications

Publication
Du ciment et des villes, matières à penser l'Afrique
ChoplinArmelle (2020), Du ciment et des villes, matières à penser l'Afrique, MetisPresses, Genève.

Scientific events

Active participation

Title Type of contribution Title of article or contribution Date Place Persons involved
RC21 Individual talk Concrete housing: cement flows and city-making in Africa 16.07.2021 Antwerp, Netherlands Choplin Armelle;
American Association Geography Individual talk Concrete Urban Life : Cementing the West African urban Corridor from Abidjan to Lagos 18.04.2021 Seattle, United States of America Choplin Armelle;


Communication with the public

Communication Title Media Place Year
Talks/events/exhibitions Conférence Béton Désarmant Western Switzerland 2021
Media relations: print media, online media L'Afrique va crouler sous le béton Le Temps Western Switzerland 2021
Media relations: radio, television • Le ciment en Afrique: interview d'Armelle Choplin RTS Western Switzerland 2020

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