17 05, 2018

Cartographic Operations

Art, Science, and Politics in Southeast Asia [...]

29 03, 2018

Sight and Sound: Challenges and Ethics of Visual Representations of War and Conflict in Asia

Sight and Sound: Challenges and Ethics of Visual Representations of War and Conflict in Asia Abstract Cable and internet-based news outlets increasingly beam in vivid footage of on-going wars into our homes and handheld screens. This phenomenon is not limited to contemporary events. In museums, portrayals of past conflicts have undergone marked new curating with the availability of new platforms—high definition monitors, interactive […]
26 03, 2018

Waste, Pollution and Design in Asia

This workshop will examine contemporary intersections of historical or everyday waste management practices, emerging waste problems and future designs for sustainability in Asia. [...]

23 02, 2018

Can Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Perspectives on Sentience and Artificial Intelligence from The Birthday Book 2017

As Singapore transforms itself into a 'Smart Nation', it is investing into the notion of artificial intelligence in a big way. [...]

15 01, 2018

Women in Technology & Design: Attracting, Supporting, Retaining, Thriving!

This conference focuses on a key issue: how do we attract, support, and retain women in the technology and design sectors so as to ensure greater diversity in these critical realms? [...]

5 12, 2017

Humanities and the City Conference 2017

Cities are increasingly becoming the place where human beings choose to live, with city dwellers recently surpassing the inhabitants of the countryside in terms of numbers. [...]

10 11, 2017

HASS Colloquium Series (Dr. Simon Shen) – A Comparative Study Between Belt and Road Initiative

The common background and purposes behind the present-day PRC-sponsored Belt and Road Initiative and the post-war US-sponsored Marshall Plan bear closer examination. [...]

8 11, 2017

Book Launch: A Crackle of Lost Nostalgia

Join us for a book launch at the SWF Bookstore. [...]

6 11, 2017

HASS Colloquium Series (Dr. Paolo Di Leo) – The Necessity of Philosophy

In this talk Dr Paolo Di Leo will show why philosophizing is a necessary activity, which should be conducted not only by the experts, but by everybody. [...]

3 11, 2017

Lost Children of Cisarua – A Photojournalism Talk

The global refugee crisis has undeniably spilled over to Southeast Asia. Two young, adventurous Singaporeans [...]