Seminar, Lectures, Conference and Workshops
2018, September - December
College of Liberal Arts; Eastern Campus, room 308
Thursdays 6 – 8 pm (unless stated otherwise)
Seminar Lecture: Iris Borowy (Shanghai University)
The West and the World – but who, where or what on Earth is the West?
Seminar Film and Discussion: Invictus
(Dir: Clint Eastwood, 2009. Starring: Morgan Freeman, Matt Damon)
Seminar Lecture: Frank Gerits (Utrecht University)
The Ideological Scramble in Africa: How the Dream of African Development Reshaped a Continental Cold War (1945-1966)
Seminar Lecture: Alexander Geppert (New York University Shanghai)
Rocketing Europe: Astroculture, Cosmopolitics and the Making of Outer Space
Seminar Film and Discussion: Life in a Day
(Dir: Kevin Macdonald, 2010)
Sortition: What if we replaced politicians with randomly selected people? Based on TED talk by Bret Hennig
Seminar Lecture: Justine Philip (University of New England, Australia)
Killing for Conservation? A historical review of vertebrate pest control in Australia and New Zealand 1814-2018
Seminar Lecture: Richard Brubaker (Collective Responsibility)
Lessons from Shanghai’s Informal Waste Management System
Conference: Waste between the 19th and the 21st century: the price of modernity or the sign of a misdirected development?
Seminar Lecture: Ved Baruah (Shanghai University)
Health and Hygiene for All: Patrick Geddes’ Holistic Town Redevelopment Projects in India, 1915-1925
Visit to New York University, Shanghai, to attend lecture by Christoph Conrad: Global Aging. On the Prehistory of a Future Crisis.
Seminar Lecture / Discussion: Hugh Shapiro (University of Nevada)
Midterm elections in the USA: what are the implications?
Seminar Lecture: Marshall Irby (Shanghai University)
Hyperconsumerism: Repercussions of Overdevelopment