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…

The Decolonization of Planning

The Global Urban Studies Cluster will be hosting an upcoming seminar titled The Decolonization of Planning by Associate Professor Pierre Belanger, from the Harvard’s Graduate School of Design. It will be held on 15th March 2018 (Thursday), 10.30am – 12pm at the Research Division Seminar Room, Shaw Foundation Building, AS7 #06-42. Dr Chang Jiat Hwee Read More…

Hacking and Urban Infrastructure

The Global Urban Studies Research Cluster will be hosting our next seminar titled “Hacking and Urban Infrastructure” by Jason Hilgefort, International Coordinator at FUTURE+, Aformal Academy of Urbanism | Landscape | Public Art.  It will be held on 16th November 2017 (Thursday), 12 – 2pm at the Research Division Seminar Room, Shaw Foundation Building, AS7 Read More…

Fragmentation and polarization in Doha’s planning practice: the role of the 2022 World Cup and mega sport events

Our second seminar for the academic year is titled, “Fragmentation and polarization in Doha’s planning practice: the role of the 2022 World Cup and mega sport events” by Dr Simona Azzali from the Department of Architecture, NUS. It will be held on 2 Oct 2017, 10.00 – 11.30am at the Research Division Seminar Room, AS7 Read More…

Recent Happenings from Jan – April 2017!

Here are some photos which were taken at our seminars this year: [18th January 2017] Plotting and Scheming: Land Acquisition and Market Values in Colonial Bombay City, 1898 – 1920 by Dr. Shekhar Krishnan [10th February 2017] The SIJORI Cross-Border Region: Transnational Politics, Economics, and Culture by Dr. Francis Hutchinson   [9th March 2017] Urban Resistance and the Read More…