Floods and Social Media: Coping with the Deluge 1

Rodney ClarkeBy Associate Professor Rodney Clarke

Social media platforms are proliferating globally both in terms of the number of platforms and also the intensity of their use. Some countries use Twitter as a valid source of emergency information and incorporate it as one of the primary sources of emergency intelligence. Continue reading

Jakarta: Architecture + Adaptation

Jakarta: Architecture + Adaptation 
edited by Dr. Etienne Turpin, Vice-Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Research Fellow, SMART Infrastructure Facility
Adam Bobbette, and Meredith Miller.
[Bilingual edition in English and Bahasa Indonesian]
(Depok: Universitas Indonesia Press, November 2013) Continue reading

Seminar Rethinks the Image of Urban Poverty

Leading urban studies academic, Professor AbdouMaliq Simone from the University of South Australia, visited UOW on Monday, 4 November, as part of the SMART Seminar Series.

Professor Simone has developed one of the most robust and influential theories of “cityness” through recent publications, such as City Life from Jakarta to Dakar: Movements at a Crossroads.

This event coincided with the release of Jakarta: Architecture + Adaptation, which was co-edited by Dr Etienne Turpin.

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