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Notes from a Pretoria classroom: What is a city?
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Notes from a Pretoria classroom: What is a city?

The first time I realised there was something funny going on was when we were discussing shebeens- informal drinking spaces usually found in townships.  I asked my students “where do you find shebeens” and they answered “in the rural areas”. It threw me.  In the moment, I didn’t realise what they meant, but figured the students […]