Category: Events

  1. June 24, 2020 / Perspectives on Asian Cities: Ways of Knowing the Future / Hosted by ASAA

    This panel proposes to look at how the notion of ‘future’ is constructed in three different cities across Asia, namely Manila, Delhi and Kathmandu, with an introductory note on Dhaka.

  2. Jun 11, 2020 / Research Seminar #7 / Bad Language? Why Informal Settlement should Not be a Euphemism for ‘Slum’

    Everybody knows that the phrase ‘informal settlement’ is a widely used euphemism for ‘slum’; avoiding a word that can be seen to cast a stigma on neighbourhoods of the urban poor.

  3. May 14, 2020 / Research Seminar #6 / Research Solidarity? Navigating Feminist Ethics

    What does it mean to undertake international research that is ethically motivated, action-oriented, and undertaken in solidarity with locally-based organizations?

  4. Mar 12, 2020 / Research Seminar #5 / Bread for advancing the right to the city

    This presentation describes the creation of a cooperative bakery whose significance is fourfold

  5. Nov 14, 2019 / Research Seminar #4 / Street entanglements

    Since the 1980s, Metro Manila’s Baclaran district has carved out a niche as a bargain hub for shoppers looking for affordable products.

  6. Oct 10, 2019 / Research Seminar # 3 / Superkilen: Exploring human-nonhuman relations

    Superkilen is a much-lauded contemporary urban public space that has been widely photographed and the subject of public talks, articles, interviews, short films, books and awards, including the prestigious Aga Khan Award for Architecture in 2016.

  7. Sep 12, 2019 / Research Seminar # 2 / Citizen-led Transport Justice

    What does the generation of an alternative politics look like in the vexed arena of planning for future urban transport? The urban sociologist Mini Sheller (2018) in her new book Mobility Justice: The politics of movement in the age of extremes calls for the establishment of a new mobility commons.

  8. Aug 22 / PhD Workshop by Ananya Roy

    While on a visit at the MSD, Ananya Roy conducted a workshop with the graduate students from UniMelb and RMIT.

  9. Aug 20, 2019 / Public Lecture by Ananya Roy

    This talk is concerned with the making of property. Thinking across the global North and global South, Ananya highlights how rights to property are established and contested.

  10. Aug 8, 2019 / Research Seminar #1 / Contested Riverscapes in Jakarta

    The Ciliwung River in Jakarta is lined in part with informal settlements that have become subject to intersecting desires to erase informality, control flooding and build a modern global city.

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