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Ng'ambo Atlas book launch

The new book: Ng’ambo Atlas illustrates the Historic Urban Landscape of Zanzibar Town’s ‘Other Side’ (LM Publishers).

Ng'ambo Atlas is produced by the Department of Urban and Rural Planning in Zanzibar and African Architecture Matters.

Ng'ambo, Zanzibar, Tanania

Ng’ambo Atlas book launch is organised in collaboration with the African Studies Centre Leiden and will take place on Thursday 24 January 2019 at 15:30 in the Academy Building, Leiden University, Rapenburg 73, 2311 GJ Leiden - Klein Auditorium.

The event is open to public, but due to limited seating capacity registration is compulsory. If you would like to join us please register here.

The programme includes the presentation of the Ng’ambo Atlas by Dr Muhammad Juma (director of the Department of Urban and Rural Planning in Zanzibar), a public key-note speech by Professor Filip de Boeck and a discussion with Professor Nnamdi Elleh, Olutimehin Adegbeye, Ronald Wall and Muhammad Juma.

The first copy of the Ng’ambo Atlas will officially be handed over by Dr. Muhammad Juma to the Tanzanian Ambassador in the Netherlands, H.E. Irene Kasyanju.

We are grateful for the support received for the research, production and publication of the book from the Netherlands Enterprise Agency, the Creative Industries Fund NL, the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Dar es Salaam, EFL Foundation and the City of Amsterdam.


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