Participating Faculty: Anju Mary Paul
Project Duration: Friday, 29 September to Saturday, 7 October
Singapore has been striving to become a “global city” since the early days of its independence. Looking at the city today in the twenty-first century, we can conclude that Singapore has been wildly successful at these efforts. But what does it mean to be a global city? And how does globalization manifest itself in Singapore? This Week 7 takes students on an exploration of key spaces of globalisation in Singapore, from its busy port to its expatriate enclaves to its financial center. Along the way, students will be introduced to various theories of and controversies surrounding different dimensions of globalisation.
Students in this Week 7 project will