26 10, 2017

HASS Film Screening

Be THRILLED by three short films, all produced by SUTD! Meet with Dr James Rowlins (instructor of the film theory module) and have your say during post-screening sharing. [...]

16 10, 2017

HASS Colloquium Series (Jack Linchuan Qiu) – Abolish Slavery in My Smartphone, A Provocation for Designers

In Goodbye iSlave: A Manifesto for Digital Abolition (U of Illinois Press, 2016), Jack Qiu contends that features of enslavement have crept into the digital media industries, leading to the worsening of labor conditions along the assembly line and in the data mine. [...]

29 09, 2017

Placebo: Alt.Russia – Screening of Award Winning Documentary

SUTD-HASS is sponsoring the Singaporean premiere of the documentary Placebo: Alt Russia [...]

24 09, 2017

Indonesia 1998: Book Singing & Discussion (24 Sep 2017)

First published in 2014 and now translated into English by J. Casey Hammond, Indonesia 1998 is designed with two dimensions of history. [...]

23 09, 2017

Indonesia 1998: Book Signing & Discussion (23 Sep 2017)

First published in 2014 and now translated into English by J. Casey Hammond, Indonesia 1998 is designed with two dimensions of history. [...]

16 06, 2017

HASS Colloquium Series (Dr. Niketas Siniossoglou) – The Dark Testament of Modern Philosophy: Thoughts on Martin Heidegger’s “Black Notebooks” and Carl Schmitt’s “Glossarium”

Martin Heidegger’s ‘Black Notebooks’ and Carl Schmitt’s ‘Glossarium’ are arguably the two most unsettling diaries of the twentieth century, at least from a philosophical standpoint. [...]

30 05, 2017

HASS Colloquium Series (Dr. Frédéric Keck) – Biosecurity in Museums of Virology, Ornithology and Anthropology

If biosecurity can be defined as a recent paradoxical injunction to circulate living material for the production of knowledge while securing its uses because of the instability of this material [...]

21 04, 2017

Book Launch: Siam’s New Detectives

Assistant Professor Samson Lim’s latest book Siam's New Detectives presents an analytical history of the visual tools, from photographs and video to fingerprints and maps, employed by the Thai police when investigating crime. [...]

1 03, 2017

HASS Colloquium Series (Prof. Matthew Zook) – Crowd-sourcing the Smart City: Big Geosocial Media Data, Ethics and Urban Governance

Using big data to better understand urban questions is an exciting field with challenging methodological and theoretical problems. It is also, however, potentially troubling when big data (particularly derived from social media) is applied uncritically to urban governance via the ideas and practices of smart cities. [...]

22 02, 2017

Jalinan Budi Seminar at NIE (Dr J. Casey Hammond) – Assumed There, Explained Here: Translating Reformasi Cartoons

This presentation will discuss some of the challenges encountered when translating social and political cartoons drawn during the Reformasi period from Bahasa Indonesia (and its variants) into English. [...]