Simulizi Mijini / Urban Narratives is an academic, artistic and publishing exchange between Berlin, Germany and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. It focuses on urban heritage, as a tangible (architectural) and intangible (cultural) constituent of city life. Through summer schools, residencies and transnational research, Simulizi Mijini explores heritage from below, as it is known, informed and generated by communities, with the objective of creative an online, accessible platform to archive the two city’s histories with a comparative perspective.