One week to go until the 2018 Summer Institute in Urban Studies!

6 July 2018

Participants and speakers from 17 different countries are gathering at the National University of Singapore for a welcome tea on Sunday 15 July at the start of the 2018 Summer Institute in Urban Studies.

Professor Tim Bunnell, the co-organiser of SIUS 2018 at National University of Singapore, has circulated the final schedule, which, in brief, is as follows:


  • Welcome & Participant Introduction
  • Plenary Session: Urban Studies from Elsewhere
  • Panel Discussion: Urbanism’s Others
  • Tour of Yale-NUS College Campus
  • Panel Discussion: Designing Interdisciplinary Urban Studies Curricula
  • Urban Studies Curriculum Workshop


  • Plenary Session: Gender – Urban Theory & Urban Politics
  • Panel Discussion: Precarity & Inequality
  • Walking Tour of URA City Gallery & Chinatown


  • Plenary Session: Urban Infrastructures
  • Panel Discussion: Collaboration
  • Workshop: Rethinking Writing: Writing for More-than-academic Audiences
  • Evening Dinner


  • Panel Discussion: Job Talk
  • Plenary Session: Sustainable Futures
  • Panel Discussion: What kinds of Urban Studies for the 21st Century?

All in all, a very full week! 

You can follow the activities on Twitter using the hashtag #SIUS2018.


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