Reports of Past Events

UKNA at ENSAPB: Fellows Presentations

Wednesday, 3 April, 2013 (All day)

3 April 16.30h - 18.30h, meeting room IPRAUS

During the four year cycle of UKNA, The Ecole Nationale Superieure de Paris-Belleville is hosting 10 Asian scholars and sending 15 of ENSAPB’s teachers, researchers and PhD candidates to the foreign institutions for short (1 month) or long (up...

UKNA at IIAS: Lunch Lecture

Leiden, the Netherlands
Wednesday, 3 April, 2013 (All day)

Reshaping Globalizing City: Urban Renewal in Shanghai(1980-2012)

Dr. Su Ning | Shanghai Academy for Social Sciences, Center for Urban and Regional Studies

From 1980s to 2010s, a huge scale of urban renwal process have taken palce in Shanghai, the China...

Where is Home? Place, Belonging and Citizenship in the Asian Century

Hong Kong
Friday, 22 March, 2013 (All day) to Saturday, 23 March, 2013 (All day)


Department of Humanities and Creative Writing, ...

UKNA at IIAS: Fellows Presentations

Leiden, the Netherlands
Thursday, 6 December, 2012 (All day)

On December 6th (14:00 - 16:00) three UKNA fellows currently affiliated to the IIAS will present their work.

Urban Poverty and Revitalization in Globalizing Metropolis –Ahmedabad, India

Dr. Shrawan Acharya | CEPT University

Urban areas are important change...

Housing Scenario in India: Policy Development and Actual Practice

Wednesday, 14 November, 2012 - 11:30

Swastik Harish - Indian Institute for Human Settlements
14 November 2012

India has continuously faced a severe housing shortage. After independence, the first estimates were made of the deficit in housing, which was to the order of about 3 million units. With growing population and...

1st Annual UKNA Roundtable: Urban Heritage Policies

Monday, 5 November, 2012 - 09:00 to Tuesday, 6 November, 2012 - 17:00

On 5-6 November the Urban Knowledge Network Asia (UKNA) held its first annual Roundtable, which brought together scientific representatives and a number of researchers from the 14 partner institutes of the UKNA research exchange network. The venue was the Faculty of Architecture...

1st Annual UKNA Roundtable: Urban Heritage Policies

Delft, The Netherlands
Sunday, 4 November, 2012 (All day) to Tuesday, 6 November, 2012 (All day)

The Delft Roundtable will be the first of four major, annual events bringing together all partner institutes of the Urban Knowledge Network Asia. The Roundtable has the dual objective of:

  • Discussing the future vision and strategic direction of the UKNA
  • Focusing on one of the...

Constructive Contestation around Urban Heritage in Taipei: a New Approach for Asian Cities?

Taipei, Taiwan
Sunday, 7 October, 2012 (All day) to Wednesday, 10 October, 2012 (All day)

For various historical reasons, Taipei represents a unique laboratory for democratic contestation and engagement around the subject of heritage in Asia. Taipei's rich history at the crossroads of diverse cultures and influences has contributed to the shaping of a unique urban landscape. Today,...

Urban Developments and emerging issues of Inclusion, Governance and Sustainability in India

Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Wednesday, 26 September, 2012 (All day) to Friday, 28 September, 2012 (All day)

The Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies (IHS) announces a working conference on "Urban Developments and emerging issues on Inclusion, Governance and Sustainability in India" and invites abstracts of conference papers. Invited institutes:

On behalf of the Erasmus University...

Climate Change as a Powerful Trigger for Innovation

Bangkok, Thailand
Friday, 31 August, 2012 (All day)

In a response to recent flooding Thailand and particularly Bangkok is trying to find answers on what went wrong and what went right. The IIAS has jointly organised, with the Thailand Environment Institute (TEI) and the Association of SIAM Architects (ASA), a training programme on the...