Damilola Adegoke attended and presented a paper at the last RGS-IBG conference in Cardiff. He presented early results from some fieldwork undertaken in Nigeria on co-working spaces. The paper entitled "Creative co-working and creative hubs in Africa: mapping opportunities and stakeholders" was presented as part of a special session on The geography of creative industries revisited: creative work, social innovation and co-working organised by Dr Roberta Comunian and Dr Waldemar Cudny (University of Lodz, Poland).
On the 25th of January Dr Roberta Comunian was invited to chaired a session at the King's Engaged in Africa 2018 event. She chaired a panel on 'Emerging Economies and Africa', discussing the new challenges and opportunities for economic development in Africa.
A video of the session is available to view online
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