Urban Jungle

On the occasion of the exhibition Urban Jungle: Megacities in Asia, we organize a seminar including top Dutch photographer Martin Roemers.


16.00 – 16.10 Welcome and Introduction by Helen Westgeest (Senior Lecturer of Film and Photographic Studies)

16.10 – 16.25 Martin Roemers, The Making of Metropolis

16.25 – 16.40 Tiancheng Cao (Research Master Arts and Culture, cum laude), Megacities: The Invisibilities Within

16.40 – 16.50 Video screening by Ann Beat Streuli, a famous international video artist

16.50 – 17.05 Manon van der Heijden (Professor of Comparative Urban History), Megacities in Long Term Perspective

17.05 – 17.20 Sarthak Bagchi (PhD candidate of South Asian & Tibetan Studies), From Bombay to Mumbai: Living in a Megacity

The afternoon will be moderated by Helen Westgeest

17.20 – 18.20 Drinks and snacks.


It is possible to register for this seminar until November 20 by sending an e-mail to aanmelding@library.leidenuniv.nl (subject: Megacities). Entrance is free. We hope to meet you on the 23rd of November.

Urban Jungle do 23 nov