1. RSA Regions in Recovery 2022 – Special Session on Mitigating #COVID19 in Urban Asia: Insights from South and Southeast Asian Megacities on Disaster Governance and Recovery

    Session 1 (March 22, 2022) Chair: Redento B. Recio, The University of Melbourne, Australia Speakers: Amanda Achmadi, The University of Melbourne, Australia Duaa Sohail, IBA/Karachi Urban Lab, Pakistan Nausheen Anwar, IBA, Pakistan Phanisri Soumya Chavai and Anant Maringanti, Hyberabad Urban Lab Foundation, Pakistan Recorded session Session 2 (March 23, 2022) Chair: Iderlina Mateo-Babiano, The University […]


  2. SEED Year-end Show and Tell

    Concurrent Sessions on 1) Housing, Space and Place-making; 2) Resilience and Research Methods; 3) Socio-Spatial Justice December 14, 5:00-6:30pm (Melbourne Time) Recorded Sessions


  3. How do informal settlements take shape? Morphogenesis in three India cases

    Research Seminar / Dec 09, 2021 Presented by Ishita Chatterjee, Chaired by Kim Dovey Register here to get the zoom link. Abstract: Informal settlements are the primary means of meeting the demand for affordable housing in the global south countries. Yet, the urban design being produced by this now dominant form of production gets termed […]


  4. Public Lecture on Achieving Spatial Justice in Informal Settlements

    The University of the Philippines School of Urban and Regional Planning is hosting a Virtual Public Lecture Series (v-PuLSe) on “Achieving Spatial Justice in Informal Settlements: The Role of Planners, Professionals, and the Academe.” Happening this 02 December 2021, 1:00pm-5:00pm (PST), (4:00-7:00pm AEST) via Zoom, this webinar is in partnership with the UP Open University […]


  5. Idioms of Informality (Lecture by Fran Tonkiss)

    November 3 (6 pm, Melbourne time) Abstract A substantial share of urban form emerges from the work of nameless ‘designers’, unplanned development and the everyday investments that shape informal urbanism. This is well established in relation to poor-world urbanism, but is also characteristic of cities where state capacities are more developed, capital more abundant, and […]


  6. RSA Policy Expo: Tackling a global pandemic in Asian Megacities: Uneven vulnerabilities, State responses and grassroots practices

    In 2021, the Regional Studies Association awarded Policy Expo funding to the project “Tackling a global pandemic in Asian Megacities: Uneven vulnerabilities, State responses and grassroots practices”. This project aims to determine how state and city-region level crisis management responses and post-pandemic recovery policies and programs in five Southeast and South Asian cities (Dhaka, Hyderabad, […]


  7. SEED Research Seminar / October 28, 2021 [Virtual Session]

    Presentations: Johanna Brugman and Katrina Ganzon Session Co-chairs: Neeraj Dangol and Manas Murthy Recorded Session


  8. SEED Research Seminar / September 30, 2021 [Virtual Session]

    Presentations: Boonanan Natakun and Sombol Mokhles Session Co-chairs: Yuan Wei and Martin Arias-Loyola Recorded Session


  9. The Crowd: Being together in a time of crisis (Lecture by Colin McFarlane)

    September 29 (3 pm, Melbourne time) Abstract Urban life is predicated on urban densities and crowds. But while the former are typically understood and managed as problematics of urban governance, the crowd has more often been position as the city ‘in the wild’: unpredictable, suggestible, and a phenomena that might as much be generative of […]


  10. Reboot the informal towards a new Architecture (Lecture by Alfredo Brillembourg)

    September 1 (4 pm, Melbourne time) Abstract This lecture will present the Urban Think Tank toolbox, which provides a working method for a new supportive architecture that empowers people at the margins of the global south’s emerging cities and promotes sustainable development in informal areas. The broad goal is to eliminate the disconnect between design […]


Number of posts found: 13