Bicentennial Bund: Genius of the Place

The FASS Global Urban Studies Cluster will be hosting a seminar by Andrew Tan titled “Bicentennial Bund: Genius of the Place”. Andrew Tan is an independent heritage consultant who specializes in Singapore’s colonial buildings and neighbourhoods. This seminar will be held on Friday, 12 April 2019, 3.30-5pm at the Research Division Seminar Room, AS7 #06-42. Read More…

The World Bank’s “Hidden Hand” in the Global Mobilization of Urban Transport Policy

The FASS Global Urban Studies Cluster, in conjunction with the NUS Department of Geography, will be hosting a seminar titled “The World Bank’s ‘Hidden Hand’ in the Global Mobilization of Urban Transport Policy” by A/P Craig Townsend from the Department of Geography, Planning and Environment at Concordia University. This seminar will be held on 27 Read More…

Las Vegas in Singapore

The FASS Global Urban Studies Cluster will be hosting a book launch and talk on A/P Lee Kah Wee’s book titled Las Vegas in Singapore. A/P Lee is the Associate Director of the Master of Urban Planning programme at NUS. This seminar will be held on 14 February 2019, 3-4.30PM at the Research Division Seminar Read More…

Jakarta’s Provisional Life

The Global Urban Studies Cluster will be hosting a seminar titled “Jakarta’s Provisional Life” by Rafael Martinez, a Research Fellow at SUTD who recently completed his PhD in Anthropology at NUS. This seminar will be held on 31 January 2019, 3.30-5.00PM at the Research Division Seminar Room, AS7 #06-42. Please click here to register. For Read More…

Summer Institute in Urban Studies (SIUS) 2018

  Between 16th and 19th July 2018, the Global Urban Studies (GUS) cluster hosted the 4th Summer Institute in Urban Studies (SIUS) at the Shaw Foundation Building. The SIUS brings together early career scholars from around the world for deliberation of professional development and discussion of cutting-edge issues in the transdisciplinary field of urban studies. Read More…

On Precariousness, Public Cultures, and the Open City – A Graduate Seminar on Methodologies

Dear Graduate Students, You are invited to attend a Graduate Seminar on Methodologies titled, On Precariousness, Public Cultures, and the Open City by Alison Young, Francine V. Mcniff Professor of Criminology at the University of Melbourne. It will be held on 27th March 2018, 2 – 3.30pm at the Research Division Seminar Room, Shaw Foundation Read More…