26 FEB: Amy Sommer’s talk and my photography for Royal Asiatic Society

This coming Saturday, Amy Sommers will be giving a talk about the state of Shanghai’s pre-War residential housing market, the entangled and complex problems relating to ownership and property rights which has contributed to the continuing razing of Shanghai’s old neighborhoods.

At Amy’s kind invitation, I’ll be showcasing my photography work on the demolition of Shanghai’s pre-War homes as well as disappearing longtang life in accompaniment.

I’ll also bring in tow the photo boards from The Roving Exhibit I’ve written about and will be most pleased to talk about it after Amy’s presentation.

More details at The Royal Asiatic Society: “Disappearing Shanghai: The History of Shanghai Housing 1949 to the present” by Amy Sommers

Saturday 26th February, 2011 at 4.00pm
The PuLi Hotel and Spa, 1 ChangDe Road, Level 3 Meeting Room

P.S. I will also be speaking at the upcoming Shanghai and Suzhou Literary Festivals, on a book I contributed to and another on photographing street stories. More details next week!


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