New book ‘City Unsilenced’ explores protest and public space
04 JANUARY 2018
Peter Kelley interviews Jeffrey Hou, a professor of landscape architecture and adjunct professor of urban design and planning in the University of Washington’s College of Built Environments. His research, teaching and practice focus on community design, design activism, cross-cultural learning and engaging marginalized communities in planning and design.
His newest book is “City Unsilenced: Urban Resistance and Public Space in the Age of Shrinking Democracy,” co-edited by Sabine Knierbein, associate professor for urban culture and public space at the Vienna University of Technology, and published by Routledge. Hou answered a few questions about his book for UW News.
Politics of the Indonesian city with Abidin Kusno & Andy Fuller
06 DECEMBER 2016
Andy Fuller interviews Abidin Kusno, a professor in the Faculty of Environmental Studies at York University, on his work exploring the pasts and futures of Indonesia’s cities and his opinion of Jakarta Governor Ahok’s approach to reforming and rebuilding Jakarta’s city administration and infrastructure.
International study leads to POW Camp with Anoma Pieris & Lynne Horiuchi
24 NOVEMBER 2016
All roads lead to Cowra – at least this is the case for two university professors whose research has led them to visiting the Cowra Prisoner of War Camp and other Japanese sites in the town.
Architectures of internment with ANOMA PIERIS & KATE SARKODEE
19 SEPTEMBER 2016
Kate Sarkodee speaks to Dr Anoma Pieris about her research into WW2 internment camps, the impact of confinement and the implications for contemporary issues of detention.
Mega-region symposium to be held in Sydney this week
23 NOVEMBER 2015
Emily Moulton speaks to Dr Duanfang Lu about the 2015 International Symposium on Mega-regions in China, featuring 14 experts from Australia, China, Hong Kong, Japan, the UK and New Zealand, discuss urban planning, architecture, human geography, urban studies, sociology and economics as well as, for the first time, exchange ideas for future policies and practices to help shape mega-regions now and in the future.
War Panel: Temporal Cities: Provisional Citizens, Architectures of Internment
The expedient design, assembly & erection of WWII internment facilities, and their subsequent transformation for post-war detention and commemoration has produced a legacy of camp environments associated with citizenship. This panel will explore these intricacies.
China is creating a new supercity that is 17 times the size of Sydney
22 JULY 2015
Emily Moulton speaks to Dr Duanfang Lu about Jing-Jin-Ji: China's new megalopolis, megaregion.
Dr. Duanfang Lu by SBS Chinese (in Mandarin)
29 AUGUST 2011