Shanghai’s emergence as a future metropolis threatens a vital aspect of its culinary culture. The snacks (xiao chi 小吃) that are sold from the small shops and mobile stands of the city’s streets and alleyways - dumplings steamed in wooden baskets, nighttime barbeques, carts selling stir-fried noodles - are all disappearing. Shanghai’s officials and urban planners seem to subscribe to the dominant modernist narrative, which contends that development demands that the informality of street vending be replaced by the regulated order of chain stores and shopping malls. In Shanghai progress is often equated with ‘cleaning up the streets’.
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Graduate students, post-docs, undergraduate researchers, this is your opportunity to attend information sessions and publisher workshops. Get the tools you need to find research articles and data, organize, write, present, fund and publish.
Representatives from these information providers will be available to answer your questions: AccessEngineering and Data Vis for Materials Properties, Engineering Village and Knovel, IEEE, Mendeley, Overleaf, SimplyMap, SPIE, Yewno and others.
Demonstrations on the HANA Immersive Visualization Environment of Google Earth Engine, Projects from the Stanford Geospatial Center, High resolution maps from the Rumsey Map Center and a live demonstration of SimplyMap.