EVENT: MAIDS and CSDS Welcome Trinity College Faculty and Students

On 14th June 2017, the MAIDS and CSDS programs were very glad to welcome Prof. Xiangming Chen and his Faculty Colleagues and 25 students from the Center for Urban and Global Studies of Trinity College, Hartford, US. The faculty staff and students were mid-journey through their field trip visiting "River Cities" in China, Thailand and Cambodia. 

The Trinity College faculty and students at Chulalongkorn University   (Credit: Saittawut Yutthaworakool)

The Trinity College faculty and students at Chulalongkorn University

  (Credit: Saittawut Yutthaworakool)

During the Visit, Dr. Carl Middleton of CSDS and MAIDS offered a lecture titled "Think global, act 'teleconnected' local:Exploring the connections between regional trade, water security, and community vulnerability in Bangkok and Tokyo". The lecture sought to stimulate discussion amongst the group on how processes of industrialization and urbanization in East Asia have impacted peri-urban wetland spaces and community livelihoods in Bangkok and Tokyo.

Following a brief discussion on the lecture, the group toured the Chulalongkorn University campus and visited the CU museum.

Dr Carl Middleton provides a lecture titled “Think Global, Act ‘Teleconnected’ Local” (Credit: Saittawut Yutthaworakool)

Dr Carl Middleton provides a lecture titled “Think Global, Act ‘Teleconnected’ Local”

(Credit: Saittawut Yutthaworakool)