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Dr James Duminy


James joined the University of Bristol in April 2019 as a Senior Research Associate working on the IUSSP Family Planning, Fertility and Urban Development project funded by the Gates Foundation. He holds an undergraduate degree in biosciences from Rhodes University, Master of Town and Regional Planning from the University of KwaZulu-Natal, MA Urban History from the University of Leicester, and a PhD from the University of Cape Town (UCT). He joined the African Centre for Cities at UCT as a researcher in 2010, where he worked to enhance planning education and urban research in sub-Saharan Africa through the Association of African Planning Schools and African Urban Research Initiative. His doctoral research examined the emergence of food scarcity as a problem of government in colonial Kenya, and was undertaken as part of the Consuming Urban Poverty project funded by ESRC and DFID.



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