News and Events

  • Book Launch: Local Encounters in a Global City

    20 October 2017 (Fri) , 7-8 pm
    At Performance Hall

    A critical examination of various spaces of globalisation in Singapore, as seen through the eyes of young locals and foreigners living in this global city.

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  • Migration Documentary Film Series: Callshop Ist...

    13 November 2017 (Mon) , 6pm
    At LT1 (Saga College)

    Many migrants from Asia, Africa and the Middle East come to Istanbul in Turkey, attempting to use it as their gateway to Europe and elsewhere. “Call shops” can be seen throughout Istanbul, providing an affordable way for these refugees to communicate with relatives back home, facilitate their life in the city, or plan a move...

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  • Migration Documentary Film Series: After Spring

    9 November 2017 (Thu) , 6pm
    At LT1 (Saga College)

    An in-depth look into day-to-day life in Zaatari, the largest camp for Syrian refugees in Jordan. Built to be a temporary refuge until the civil war was over, Zaatari is now in its sixth year. This documentary film follows two refugee families in transition and the aid workers fighting to keep the camp running. Dinner...

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  • Migration Documentary Film Series: Fire at Sea

    23 October 2017 (Mon) , 6pm
    At LT1 (Saga College)

    Winner of the Golden Bear at the 66th Berlin International Film Festival and nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature, Fire at Sea focuses on the Italian island of Lampedusa during the European migrant crisis, contrasting the dangerous Mediterranean crossing undertaken by refugees with the seemingly quiet lives of the local is...

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