Reports of Past Events

Asian Cities: Colonial to Global

The Netherlands
Thursday, 12 November, 2015 - 13:00

Asian Cities: Colonial to Global
Seminar and Book Presentation
(In conjunction with the International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS) and the Urban Knowledge Network Asia (UKNA))

Convenor: Dr. Ir. Gregory BrackenThis seminar and book presentation is intended to give a...

Crossing Borders: Governing Environmental Disasters in a Global Urban Age in Asia and the Pacific

Singapore
Thursday, 5 November, 2015 - 09:00 to Friday, 6 November, 2015 - 09:00

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...

The Community Home-based Care Service for the Aged. Practice and Exploration of Shanghai

Thursday, 4 December, 2014 (All day)

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...

The Rise of Progressive Cities in Asia in a Global Urban Age

Leiden, The Netherlands
Tuesday, 25 November, 2014 (All day)

Invitation to Seminar

 by Professor Mike Douglass

 Programme

15.30 PM - Introduction

15.35 – 16.15  PM - The Rise of Progressive Cities in Asia in a Global Urban Age...

Spatial Planning and Strategy seminar series.

Thursday, 23 October, 2014 (All day)

We have the pleasure to invite you to the forthcoming event as part of the Spatial Planning and Strategy seminar series.

Speaker: Dr. Hongyuan Wang, ...

Urban Heritage preservation in China

the Netherlands
Thursday, 23 October, 2014 (All day)

Two Case Studies on "Urban heritage preservation in China”

 by UKNA Scholars from the Tianjin University

 Programme

15.30 PM - Introduction to the Urban Knowledge Network Asia (UKNA)

Gien San Tan

...

Urban Futures-Squaring Circles: Europe, China and the World in 2050

Friday, 10 October, 2014 (All day) to Saturday, 11 October, 2014 (All day)

International Conference "Urban Futures-Squaring Circles: Europe, China and the World in 2050" . 10-11 October 2014 . Lisbon, Portugal

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Economic Development and Restructuring of the Urban Space in Shanghai after 1979

Monday, 29 September, 2014 (All day)

Since the late 1970s, the Chinese ‘reform and opening-up policy’ has guided China’s transition from a planned economy to a market economy. Fast-paced economic growth and urbanization, interacting with market-oriented reforms in land resources allocation, have caused profound spatial...

Annual PhD Workshop at the Indian Institute for Human Settlements

India - Bangalore
Monday, 28 July, 2014 (All day) to Wednesday, 30 July, 2014 (All day)

Applications are invited to Comparative Urban and Regional Research, the annual Doctoral Workshop at the Indian Institute for Human Settlements. The 2014 edition is being IIHS' Bangalore City Campus from July 28th-30th, 2014. 

In its second year, the Doctoral Workshop at IIHS...

CASINO AND DEVELOPMENT IN ASIA

Macau
Monday, 30 June, 2014 (All day)

CALL FOR PAPERS (DEADLINE: 30 June 2014)

The gaming industry, particularly the mega integrated resorts with a casino, has become a new engine boosting economic growth in many Asian countries and regions. The gaming revenue generated in...

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