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 has been rescheduled to Monday, 13 May 2019, 3.30-5pm (tentative) at the Research Division Seminar Room, AS7 #06-42. Please 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…

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…

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…