Programme & Registration

Programme (draft)


0830-0900         Registration

0900-0910         Welcome by Wong Yunn Chii, Head, Department of Architecture, NUS

0910-0915         Introduction to SEAARC by Chang Jiat Hwee, NUS

0915-1015         Keynote Presentation 1

House Slaves: The Colonial Modern and Vernacular Architecture by Mark Crinson, University of Manchester

1015-1215         Session 1: The Epistemology of Architectural Classifications Chair: Imran bin Tajudeen, NUS

1215-1330         LUNCH

1330-1530         Session 2: Architecture, Society and Power Chair: Chang Jiat Hwee, NUS

1530-1545         TEA BREAK

1545-1745         Session 3: Architecture and Cultural Constructions Chair: Lilian Chee, NUS

1745-1845         Keynote Presentation 2

Heritage in Asian Cities Undergoing Rapid Transformation by William Logan, Deakin University

1930-2100         CONFERENCE DINNER


0900-1000         Keynote Presentation 3

Modernity and Modernities: Emerging Challenges for the Historiography of Modern Architecture by Hilde Heynen, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

1000-1200         Session 4: Modernisms and Modernities Chair: Lawrence Chua, Syracuse University

1200-1300         LUNCH

1300-1500         Session 5: Thirdspace and Architecture Chair: Eunice Seng, The University of Hong Kong

1500-1515         TEA BREAK

1515-1715         Session 6: Architectural Networks, Circulations and Translations Chair: Lee Kah Wee, NUS

1715-1730         TEA BREAK

1730-1830         Roundtable Discussion and Conclusion Moderator: Lee Kah Wee

All keynote speakers, session chairs and presenters

Concluding remarks: Imran bin Tajudeen


0900-1130         WALKING TOUR — Reclaiming the past: The royal port town at Kampong Glam, and the Precinct N1 and Golden Mile schemes

Led by Imran bin Tajudeen. See details here.


Due to the generosity of our sponsors, we are able to cover our costs and we will not be charging any registration fees for the symposium.

If you are interested to participate in the symposium, please send us an email (seaarc.symposium AT with your name, institutional affiliation and email contact. Registration will close 1 week before the symposium, or when all available vacancies are filled.

8 Responses to Programme & Registration

  1. Robert John Madriaga says:

    Hi, I’m a practicing architect here in the Philippines. How can i register as a viewer or a visitor for the Symposium?

  2. juliastono harrysiswanto says:

    Hi, i would like to register as a visitor to this seminar. Thank you in advance.

  3. Emirhadi Suganda says:

    Hi, I’m lecturer in University Of Indonesia, and interest to participate this symposium, please register me as visitor. Thank you very much.

  4. Tao Rugkhapan says:


    The conference is very interesting! Will the papers be published or accessible in any format? Thank you very much.

    • jiathwee says:

      Thanks for your interest.
      We are planning to publish an edited volume from the conference papers with an international publisher. We’ll announce it on this blog when that happens.

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