Suraya Scheba

Suraya Scheba is a lecturer in the Department of Environmental & Geographical Sciences and postdoctoral researcher at the…

About Me

Suraya Scheba is a lecturer in the Department of Environmental & Geographical Sciences and postdoctoral researcher at the African Centre for Cities (ACC), at the at the University of Cape Town. Her research focuses on socio-ecological dynamics that shape urban environments, with a concern to explore the dialectic between inequality and struggles for equitable futures. She is currently working on a project studying the Cape Town water crisis, concerned to explore the dynamic intersections between crisis and infrastructure in shaping water governance configurations.

Temporalities of Crisis: On Cape Town’s Day Zero
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Temporalities of Crisis: On Cape Town’s Day Zero

Temporalities of Crisis: On Cape Town’s Day Zero By: Nate Millington and Suraya Scheba Cape Town is currently facing a water crisis. While Day Zero, the day when the city’s water would have been cut off, is apparently no longer a possibility in 2018, scarcity remains a concern. Arguing that water will only get scarcer […]