Connect with us

Sia Aidan Mziray

Sia Aidan Mziray

Legal Research Intern

Sia is completing her Master of Laws degree in International Trade, Business and Investment Law at the University of the Western Cape in South Africa soon after which she will enrol for her doctorate. She has previously practised as a commercial lawyer at a top tier law firm in Tanzania, focusing on real estate, insolvency, corporate finance, immigration, company secretaryship and corporate practice. She has also more recently served as a Research Assistant to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) at the University of the Western Cape.  Sia is an economic development enthusiast and her research focus is on the role of facilitative legal and regulatory frameworks  in driving such development, particularly in an African context.

CONNECT:

Planning Guidelines

Urban planning is ultimately a dynamic process that must evolve as the needs of the city evolve. These guidelines provide an overview of how charter city planners can effectively create a charter city that generates sustained and inclusive economic growth.

Read More »
charter cities atlas

Charter Cities Atlas: Venice with Thibault Serlet and Corey Tazzara

Today’s episode is a bonus episode, where we take a deep dive into the Italian Renaissance (with a focus on Venice) with world-renowned expert, Professor Corey Tazzara. From the fall of the Roman Empire to the formation of independent city-states, to the financial and political ramifications of the crusades, to the rise and fall of Venice as an economic powerhouse, this conversation has it all!

Read More »