Geography of Cape Town: from Geology to People
Short presentation of the event: Exploring the geography of Cape Town – how its geology, geomorphology, vegetation and people have shaped the city. We take a brief look at the natural aspects of the city with Prof Mike Meadows and explore some of the themes around food and culture with Ayesha Francis who is studying Cape Malay cooking traditions and the link between food and various forms of power.
Objectives: A brief exploration into the natural environment of Cape Town and the Cape Malay traditional cooking that helped shape the city and the country.
Event language: English
Country: South Africa
City: Cape Town
The event will be: Online
Link (for online events): [Join URL: https://uct-za.zoom.us/j/98646400968]
Reference person: Johanna von Holdt/Michael Meadows
Role or Function: Lecturer/Emeritus Professor
Reference Organization (if any): University of Cape Town
Those who organize are: Academics, Students
Expected duration: around 1 hour (19:00 to 20:00 SAST)
Event program: [to be be displayed here as soon as possibile]