Seminar and Book Presentation
(In conjunction with the International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS) and the Urban Knowledge Network Asia (UKNA))
Organized by Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore, in collaboration with Institute for Environment and Human Security, United Nations University (UNU-EHS), and Urban Knowledge Network Asia, International Institute of Asian Studies (UKNA-IIAS). Sponsored by Singapore Ministry of Education grant on 'Governing Compound Disasters in Urbanizing Asia' [MOE2014-T2-1-017].
Lunch lecture by UKNA fellow Dr Gao Hui.
With the increasing demand for services of the elderly, the gradual weakening of more traditional family care functions and the increasing scarcity of institutional supply, the community home-based care service for the aged is becoming the dominant and an effective model in China.
Invitation to Seminar
by Professor Mike Douglass
15.30 PM - Introduction
15.35 – 16.15 PM - The Rise of Progressive Cities in Asia in a Global Urban Age
16.15 – 17.00 PM - Questions & Answers
17.00 PM – Drinks at the Brasserie of the Faculty Club
Abstract The Rise of Progressive Cities in Asia in a Global Urban Age
Two Case Studies on "Urban heritage preservation in China”
by UKNA Scholars from the Tianjin University
15.30 PM - Introduction to the Urban Knowledge Network Asia (UKNA)
Gien San Tan
15.50 PM - A Case Study of Beihai Park
16.10 PM – Colour and Lighting