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AbdouMaliq Simone is an urbanist with an abiding interest in the spatial and social compositions of urban regions. He is a research associate at the Max Planck. Website of AbdouMaliq Simone, Professor of Sociology and Urbanism, containing synopsis of professional background, current research and intervention. Initial results are documented in Pieterse, Edgar and AbdouMaliq Simone (June ) New Urban Worlds: Inhabiting Dissonant Times. London; New York.

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In Mohsen Mostafavi ed. In Celia Lury and Nina Wakeford eds. The project investigates these changes and the emergent politics and forms of collective life by engaging with the everyday of five cities: In Ray Hutchison and Bruce Haynes eds. Comprehensive publications list available here.

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An Interview with AbdouMaliq Simone

Changing Contours of Survival in the Cityed. In Alev Cinar and Thomas Bender eds. Movements at the Crossroads.

Duke University Press, Being Young and Muslim: A World of Cities: In Andreas Huyssen ed. Abdomaliq Simone abdoumaliqsimone gmail. African Studies Review Old arrangements anchored in certain configurations of labor, housing, gender, politics, and uses of the city are being unmade.

A key area of investigation is how new forms of concentration and consolidation take place as socio-cultural-technical phenomenon. The New Blackwell Companion to the City.


Muslim Youth and Expanding Circuitries of Operation. Urban Practices and Political Islam in Sudan. Space and Culture The Architecture of the National Insecurity State. The Happening of the Social. How does this history open up new ways of engaging the very concrete efforts that constructed the city?

AbdouMaliq Simone Individual www. London; New York Sage. He also explores the effects of globalized generic blackness as an organizing instrument of urban life and the kinds of political instruments that are entailed in circumventing racialized control systems.

AbdouMaliq Simone

The new forms that are emerging in their abdojmaliq are unexpected, inspiring and disturbing in their attempts to manage both the seemingly intractable problems of metropolitan areas from high levels of inequality to the messiness of everyday life, as well as navigate significant economic, political and demographic changes. In Michael Sorkin ed. Parallel Narratives of the Urban. AbdouMaliq Simone abdoumaliqsimone gmail.

Dynamic Frontiers in Contemporary Africa.

Cities of the global south are experiencing substantial changes in forms of collective life. He brings to the Urban Institute a long background working in urban areas of Africa, South and Southeast Asia, with a particular interest in the zimone lives of Muslim working class residents.

My work focuses largely on Jakarta and Yangon, examining the disentanglement of long-hone self-evolved districts and economies, the resettlement of larger swathes of the population within large-scale vertical housing complexes, and the concomitant remaking of abdojmaliq action, conceptualizations of residence and urban life, as well as household units.


With Achmad Uzair Fauzan. New Forms of Collective Urban Life. His work focuses on the everyday experiences of people in sites and locations that are under-represented within academia, such as his book, For the City Yet to Comewhich examined the social networks in Douala in Cameroon, Pikine, a large suburb of Dakar in Senegal, the African community in Jeddah, and Winterveld, a neighbourhood on the edge of Pretoria, South Africa.

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Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography Remaking Cities in Africa’, in Under siege: Making Urban Life in Phnom Penh. Urbanizing the Postcolony in Africa and Southeast Asia. About AbdouMaliq AbdouMaliq Simone is an urbanist with an abiding interest in the spatial and social compositions of urban regions. Abdlumaliq, Culture and Society Westview Press and Perseus, Violence and Non-Violence in Africa. He has worked on simne municipal systems, training local government personnel, designing collaborative partnerships among technicians, residents, artists, and politicians.