Publications

Journal Articles (peer reviewed)
Chukwuemeka, C.V. (2022). Critique of Permanence and Linearities in Urban Africa: Perspectives from Onitsha Markets in Nigeria. (Under review).
Chukwuemeka, C.V. (2022). Reframing Spatialities in Urban Africa. (Under review).
Book Chapters (peer reviewed)
Chukwuemeka, C.V. (2022). Urban Markets as Infrastructures of Exchanges and Material Flows. Insights from Onitsha Markets in Nigeria. In: Klumpner, H., Papanicolaou, K. E., and Theodore, G. (Eds.), Transitioning to Sustainable Cities and Communities. Basel: MDPI. Forthcoming.
Chukwuemeka C.V., Gantois, G., Scheerlinck, K., Onyegiri, I., Schoonjans, Y. (2019). Embodying local identity as heritage in transition: The case study of Onitsha markets in Nigeria. In: Fouseki, K., Guttormsen, T. S., Swensen, G. (Eds.), Heritage and Sustainable Urban Transformations, (55-65). London: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9780429462894.
Doctoral Thesis
Chukwuemeka C.V. (2022). Emergent Spatialities in Urban Africa: Case Study of Onitsha Markets in Nigeria. Doctoral Thesis. Faculty of Architecture, KU Leuven, Belgium.
Conference Proceeding (peer reviewed)
Chukwuemeka C.V., Scheerlinck, K., Schoonjans, Y. (2017). Collective Spaces of Informal and Formal Markets as Drivers of Self-Organization Processes of Urban Growth in Emerging Cities: Learning from Onitsha, Nigeria. In: PUBLIC SPACES FOR LOCAL LIFE Shared values in diversified urban communities as a foundation for participatory provision of local public spaces, (51-72). Ljubljana, Slovenia, 24 May 2017-26 May 2017. http://humancities.eu/story/public-space-for-local-life.
Working Papers
Chukwuemeka, C.V. (2022a). Market Publics as Archetype of Urbanity in Post-Colonial Africa: Case Study of Onitsha Markets in Nigeria.
Chukwuemeka, C.V. (2022b). Critique of Planning and Development in Urban Africa.
Chukwuemeka, C.V. (2022c). Reading Spaces and Infrastructures of Prevention in Urban Africa.
Chukwuemeka, C.V. (2021b). Critique of Informality in Urban Africa.
Chukwuemeka, C.V. (2021d). Emergent Spatialities Project: Towards Alternative Frameworks and Tools for Architecture, Urban Design, and Planning Amidst Uncertainty.
Invited Talks and Seminars
Chukwuemeka, C.V. (2022). Urban Markets as Infrastructures of Exchanges and Material Flows. Topics in the Formal Analysis of the Urban Structure: Environmental Challenges of Urban Sprawl Seminar. School of Architecture, Princeton University, USA. 06 April, 2022.
Chukwuemeka, C.V. (2021). Critique of Informality and Development in Urban Africa: Insights from Onitsha Markets in Nigeria. Program in African Studies Research Workshop — Fall 2021. Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies, Princeton University, USA. 01 December, 2021.
Chukwuemeka, C.V. (2021). Urban Markets, Emergent Spatialities and Interdisciplinarity: Insights from Onitsha Markets in Nigeria. Interdisciplinary Design Studio Seminar Series. School of Architecture, Princeton University, USA. 07 October, 2021.
Chukwuemeka, C.V. (2021). Re-framing Spatialities in the African City: Insights from Onitsha in Nigeria. Princeton-Mellon Forum. School of Architecture, Princeton University, USA. 29 September, 2021.
Selected Conference Abstracts / Presentations / Posters
Chukwuemeka, C.V. (2022). Spaces of Prevention: Water and Sanitation Hubs Prototypes for Urban Africa. Investigating Spaces of Infection. IRS Spring Academy 2022. Leibniz Institute for Research on Society and Space, Erkner, Germany. May 31 – June 03, 2022.
Chukwuemeka, C.V., Scheerlinck, K., Schoonjans, Y., Onyegiri, I. (2019). Forms of Collective Adaptations within Emerging Markets: Insights from Onitsha, Nigeria. SHARELAND Doctoral Colloquium ONA Oerlikon, ETH Zürich, Switzerland. 06 April, 2019.
Chukwuemeka, C.V., Scheerlinck, K., Schoonjans, Y., Onyegiri, I. (2019). Development in Informality: Insights from Collective Spaces of Onitsha Markets in Nigeria. AFRICAN PERSPECTIVE CONFERENCE +12 Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, TU Delft, Netherlands. 27-29 March, 2019.
Chukwuemeka, C.V., Scheerlinck, K., Schoonjans, Y., Onyegiri, I. (2018). Informality Through the Local’s Eyes: Why Informality? Rethinking the Informal/Formal Misnomer – Case of Onitsha Markets, Nigeria. THROUGH LOCAL EYES International Conference. UNECA, Addis-Ababa, Ethiopia. 29-31 October, 2018.
Chukwuemeka, C.V., Scheerlinck, K., Schoonjans, Y., Onyegiri, I.(2017). Reading Collective Spaces and Structures of Spatial Autonomy in Self-Organized Wealth; Possibilities and Constraints – the case of Onitsha Markets, Nigeria. RGS-IBG Annual International Conference 2017. Decolonizing Geographical Knowledges: Opening Geography Out to the World. “Financial Geographies: Trade, Retail and Markets” RGS-IBG, Imperial College, London, UK. 29 August – 01 September 2017.
 
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