Project Spotlight

  • Public Keynote Lecture - Prof. Dr. Josephine HO Sex and Women in the Metropolis: A Communitarian / Narrative View
    Post date: Mon, 13/04/2015 - 19:35

    Rapid reforms in China have resulted in increasing inequalities and disjunctures. While Shanghai is transforming into a global mega-city, like many other big cities in Asia, its dwellers are often confronted with a way of life enabled and disabled by precarity. This precarity is generally perceived to be along the lines of labour and class, characterised in Guy Standing’s term “Precariat,” or those with short labour contracts and poor working conditions. 

  • PRECARIOUSLY YOURS: GENDER, CLASS, AND URBANITY IN CONTEMPORARY SHANGHAI
    Post date: Mon, 13/04/2015 - 19:32

    Rapid reforms in China have resulted in increasing inequalities and disjunctures. While Shanghai is transforming into a global mega-city, like many other big cities in Asia, its dwellers are often confronted with a way of life enabled and disabled by precarity. This precarity is generally perceived to be along the lines of labour and class, characterised in Guy Standing’s term “Precariat,” or those with short labour contracts and poor working conditions. 

  • Digital Humanities Training
    Post date: Thu, 20/03/2014 - 11:26

    The next Team Meeting will take place April 14 to 16, 2014.  All CRP members will be trained by the Heidelberg Research Architecture (HRA) at the Karl-Jaspers Centre in Heidelberg