Situating Spatial Appropriation within Decolonial & Feminist Frameworks: Thinking through Research Methodology

In September 2017, I began PhD studies at the Sheffield School of Architecture (SSoA) as part of a long desire to engage in research that examines spatial appropriation in two West African cities – Accra, Ghana and Lagos, Nigeria – with the aim of documenting and theorising about space from the local, southern perspectives of… Continue reading Situating Spatial Appropriation within Decolonial & Feminist Frameworks: Thinking through Research Methodology

Exploring “Oxford Street”: Author Ato Quayson shares insights from new book

Book Cover for Prof. Ato Quayson's "Oxford Street: City Life and the Itineraries of Transnationalism"

Prof. Ato Quayson’s new book Oxford Street: City Life and the Itineraries of Transnationalism¬†explores the history and dynamics of one of Accra’s most popular and globalized streets – the stretch of Oxford Street in the¬†Osu district. Quayson is a professor of English and director of the Centre for Diaspora and Transnational Studies at the University… Continue reading Exploring “Oxford Street”: Author Ato Quayson shares insights from new book