Patience Mususa

Senior Researcher at NAI since October 2015

Subject areas:
Zambian Copperbelt; Copper mining towns; planning and urbanization; mining and community welfare; gender and mining; informal mining; development-induced displacement and resettlement; post-mining livelihoods
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Research areas:
Urban dynamics

Academic background

PhD, Social Anthropology, University of Cape Town 2014
MSc, Material Anthropology and Museum Ethnography, University of Oxford 2004
MSc, Development Practice, Oxford Brookes University 2001
BA, Architecture, Copperbelt University 1999

Filmed interviews with Patience Mususa

Patience Mususa recommends the book "Drinking from the Cosmic Gourd"

Series: Great books on Africa. Patience Mususa highlights a book that challenges the idea of all-knowing experts. “We don’t know everything. I think that is an important approach for all scholars”. Drinking from the Cosmic Gourd, How Amos Tutuola Can Change Our Minds by Francis B...

Growing cities, lack of water

In many of Africa's largest cities over three quarters of the population live in informal settlements, many of them with limited access to clean water.

Workshop 5-6 December 2016: Comparing Africa’s Copperbelts

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