"Asia" Resources

Anxieties of Interdisciplinarity

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Anxieties of Interdisciplinarity

Locations:

Los Angeles, Tokyo,

In light of  “新新宿 Shin-Shinjuku: New Tokyo, Again," this symposium considered a variety of interdisciplinary means and methods used to examine a broad range of topics including pedestrian movement, public spaces, and other existing social patterns.

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Art, Politics & the City in Mexico and China

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Art, Politics & the City in Mexico and China

Locations:

Mexico City, Shanghai,

This wide-ranging interdisciplinary symposium examined art, commerce, politics, violence, history, and urban space on both sides of the Pacific.

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Art Village City Exhibition

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Art Village City Exhibition

Category:

Exhibitions

Locations:

Hong Kong,

This exhibition explores two cities, four Villages, and the uses of art in the Pearl River Delta in Southern China.

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ArtAsia
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Harvard Mumbai Portal

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Harvard Mumbai Portal

Institution:

Harvard University,

Category:

Syllabi

Locations:

Mumbai,

Harvard’s Mumbai portal explores how increasing concentrations of global flows have exacerbated the inequalities and spatial divisions of social classes in this city. Seminars and workshops cover: temporality and urban form; metropolitan imaginations and the city; conservation; environmentalism; sanitation; and the question of the public’s role in activism, advocacy and governance.

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Now Shanghai

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Now Shanghai

Locations:

Shanghai,

The UHI End-of-Year symposium concluded one year of courses, research, and projects by the 2014-15 cohort of Urban Humanities students focused on issues of identity and contests space in Shanghai.

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Participatory Urbanisms

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Participatory Urbanisms

Locations:

New Dehli, São Paulo,

An experimental web-based publication explores the multifarious meanings of "participation" and its conditions of possibility in making art and politics in urban spaces.

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University of California at Berkeley Global Urban Humanities Courses

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University of California at Berkeley Global Urban Humanities Courses

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Syllabi

Berkeley's program consists of a series of cross-disciplinary theory seminars, collaborative methods workshops designed to prepare students for different modes of social and spatial analysis, and urban research studios focusing on the Pacific Rim cities of Los Angeles, Guangzhou/Pearl River Delta, and Mexico City. These elements of the project are complemented by joint Symposia & Lectures involving the UCLA Urban Humanities Initiative.

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University of California at Los Angeles Core Curriculum

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University of California at Los Angeles Core Curriculum

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Syllabi

UCLA's seminars and studios are linked by a broad conceptual theme which demonstrates overlapping cultural and historical dynamics, including: risk and resilience, identity, and density.

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