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…

A ‘Model State’ For Malaysia?: Competing Visions of (Re)development in a UNESCO World Heritage City

Our next guest speaker is Dr Creighton Connolly from the Asia Research Institute. He will be giving a presentation titled, “A ‘Model State’ for Malaysia?: Competing Visions of (Re)development in a UNESCO World Heritage City” which is happening on 6th April 2017, 10.30am – 12pm @ the Research Division Seminar Room (AS7 #06-42). Ever wondered what Read More…

Join us this March on – Urban Resistance and the Radical Imagination: Anti-gentrification movements in New York City ‘post-Occupy’

Up next in the Cities Cluster’s series of seminars, is a presentation by Dr. Laura Naegler, a lecturer in sociology, social policy and criminology from the University of Liverpool in Singapore. Titled “Urban Resistance and the Radical Imagination: Anti-gentrification movements in New York City ‘post-Occupy’”, this seminar will be held on the 9th March 2017 Read More…

The SIJORI Cross-Border Region: Transnational Politics, Economics, and Culture

Join us for a seminar by Dr Francis Hutchinson from the ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute, titled “The SIJORI Cross-Border Region: Transnational Politics, Economics, and Culture”. The seminar will be held on 10th February 2017, 10.30am – 12pm at the Research Division Seminar Room. Interested? Sign here! Please note that lunch is provided! Please RSVP by 3rd Read More…

Plotting and Scheming: Land Acquisition and Market Values in Colonial Bombay City, 1898 – 1920 by Dr. Shekhar Krishnan

HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE! To kick start the new year, the FASS Cities Cluster will be having our first seminar titled, “Plotting and Scheming: Land Acquisition and Market Values in Colonial Bombay City, 1898 – 1920” by Dr. Shekhar Krishnan from the NUS Asia Research Institute (ARI). The seminar will be held on 18th January 2016, 10.30am – 12pm at Read More…