“Cities in turmoil” Workshop

The research group on “Cities in turmoil” held its first joint workshop 「『動亂中的城市』:歷史地理資訊系統與近代中國的城市生活」at the Institute of Modern History (Academia Sinica) on 15-16 September 2011. The meeting was a semi-open event as it was designed both as an academic and hand-on event. The project is an exploration of the use of historical GIS on several cities and topics in the Republican period. The contributors included:

Wu Jen-shu 巫仁恕, Institute of Modern History 中研院近史所 (Academia Sinica)
近代蘇州飲食服務業的空間變遷 ‭(‬1920-1945‭)‬ [The transformation of the space of food services in modern Suzhou]

Dorothee Rihal, Institut d’Asie Orientale (CNRS)
Political Change and Urban Space: The Transformation of Foreign Settlements in Hankou

Feng Yi 馮藝, Institut d’Asie Orientale (CNRS)
Petty crime and social disorder in 1920s-1930s Beijing

蔣杰, Ph.D. candidate, Institut d’Asie Orientale-East China Normal University
抗戰與上海盜搶犯罪:基於GIS系統的法租界案例研究 [The Anti-Japanese War and theft in Shanghai: a case study of the French Concession based on GIS]

Christian Henriot, Institut d’Asie Orientale (University of Lyon/Institut Universitaire de France)
The transformation of industrial space in the 1930s-1940s

Sun Huei-min 孫慧敏, Institute of Modern History 中研院近史所 (Academia Sinica)
抗戰時期上海的人口遷徙與住房危機 [Population movement and housing crisis in wartime Shanghai]

The project is supported by the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange.


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