News and Events

  • Conference: Multinational Migrations: Onward Mi...

    27 September 2018 (Thu)
    At Asia Research Institute, NUS

    Organized by Profs. Brenda Yeoh (NUS) and Anju Mary Paul (Yale-NUS) and co-sponsored by Yale University’s Center for the Study of Race, Indigeneity and Transnational Migration

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  • Global Mental Health and Aging in Asia: Challen...

    18 April 2018 (Wed) , 5:30 p.m.
    At Performance Hall

    A talk with Dr. Arthur Kleinman, the Esther and Sidney Rabb Professor of Anthropology in the Department of Anthropology at Harvard University.

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  • Anthropology Capstone Presentations

    18 April 2018 (Wed) , 12-4 p.m.
    At Classroom 15

    Join us on Wednesday, April 18, in Classroom 15 to watch the senior capstone presentations! Refreshments will be provided at 12 p.m. Please click here for the detailed schedule of individual talks.

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  • “Life and Leadership in the University: A...

    17 April 2018 (Tue) , 12 p.m. (refreshments served at 11:30 a.m.)
    At Tan Chin Tuan Lecture Theatre

    Professor Janice Reid AC served for sixteen years as the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Western Sydney. She will share some of the lessons she learnt during her career as teacher, researcher, administrator and leader; and reflect on the advice that she would have welcomed as she set out on her career. She will address...

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  • America’s Arab Refugees: Masculinity, Vul...

    10 April 2018 (Tue) , 6-7 p.m.
    At Saga Lecture Theatre

    This talk provides a timely examination of the world’s worst refugee crisis since World War II. Tracing the current refugee crisis to earlier US military interventions in Iraq and Afghanistan, Professor Inhorn examines the plight of impoverished Arab refugees living in Detroit, Michigan, America’s poorest big city. Sharing in the poverty of Detr...

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  • Tales of Two Cities: Legislating Pregnancy and ...

    8 March 2018 (Thu) , 12pm-1:30pm
    At Classroom 16

    Based on archival and ethnographic research, in this talk Prof. Nicole Constable (Dept. of Anthropology, University of Pittsburg) compares the ‘power geometry’ (Massey 1994) of mobility/immobility of foreign domestic workers in Singapore and Hong Kong.

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  • Major Fair

    6 March 2018 (Tue) , 12pm-1pm, 6pm-7pm
    At Multi-Purpose Hall

    Come speak to faculty members from the 14 majors on your choices and opportunities!

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  • Globalization Documentary Series: Bombay Calling

    8 March 2018 (Thu) , 6pm
    At LT1 (Saga College)

    This documentary looks at the burgeoning call center industry in India and how it requires Indian workers to take on new identities and new ways of speaking in order to sell to the West. Dinner will be provided from 5:30pm.

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  • Actuarial States: Protection and Damage in Para...

    7 February 2018 (Wed) , 5pm
    At Global Learning Room 2

    A talk with Dr. Caroline Schuster, a senior lecturer at the school of archeology and anthropology at Austrailian National University.

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  • Globalization Documentary Series: The Illusionists

    1 February 2018 (Thu) , 6pm
    At LT1 (Saga College)

    A documentary that highlights the globalization of beauty and the dark side of advertising at a global level. Dinner provided from 5:30pm.

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  • Becoming Wild: The Monkeys of Florida’s S...

    31 January 2018 (Wed) , 5pm
    At Global Learning Room 2

    A talk with Dr. Eben Kirksey, senior lecturer in Environmental Humanities at University of New South Wales.

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  • 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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  • Globalization Documentary Series: Guangzhou Dre...

    25 January 2018 (Thu) , 6pm
    At LT1 (Saga College)

    This documentary follows flows of people and goods from Africa to China and back. It tells the stories of Africans chasing their dreams of upward mobility in the bustling city of Guangzhou. Dinner provided from 5:30 pm.

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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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