Modernity’s ‘Other’ – Disclosing Southeast Asia’s built environment across the colonial and postcolonial worlds, 5-7 January 2017

Call for paper. 2nd SEAARC (Southeast Asia Architecture Research Collaborative) Symposium

Dates: 5-7 January 2017

Venue: Department of Architecture, SDE, National University of Singapore

Convenors: Dr. Lee Kah-Wee, Dr. Imran Tajudeen, Dr. Chang Jiat-Hwee

Abstract Submission Deadline: 5 July 2016

Across various disciplines, attention on the category of the “Other” has shone light on women, minorities, the poor, profane, criminal and mundane. But what and where is the category of “Others” in architectural studies? Is it to be attached to the spaces and buildings associated with these marginalized social categories? Or are there intrinsically architectural “Others” – subjects within the discipline that undergird its internal discourse through contrast and opposition – that should be opened up to interdisciplinary scrutiny? Finally, what can Southeast Asia offer to the larger intellectual debates in which the category of the “Other” has played a critical role in the last few decades?

… pour en savoir plus http://blog.nus.edu.sg/seaarc/symposium-2017-3/

 

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