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SIJORI Cross Border Region Seminar
Wed 14 September 2016, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM SGT
The new book The SIJORI Cross Border Region: Transnational Politics, Economics and Culture examines the interaction between Singapore, Johor, and the Riau Islands over the past quarter-century, and seeks to shed light on how these territories could develop in the future.
Join editors Francis E. Hutchinson and Terence Chong, as well as two of the authors, Anna Gasco and Su-Ann Oh, at the joint seminar by the Future Cities Laboratory (FCL) and the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) to discuss this new publication.
i. Introduction and book overview by the editors [14:00]
ii. Cross-border Social and Cultural Communities [14:15]
– Imaginary Frontiers and Deferred Masculinity: Singaporean Working Class Men in Batam, Terence Chong
– Singaporeans Living in Johor and Batam: Next-Door Transnationalism Living and Border Anxiety, Su-Ann Oh
iii. Formal and Informal Economies [14:35]
– The Airport and the Territory, Anna Gasco
– Revisiting Industrial Dynamics in the SIJORI Cross-Border Region: the Electronics Industry 20 Years On, Francis E. Hutchinson
iv. Discussion [15:00]
View more details about the publication here.