The Processes and Problems of Urbanisation in China – September 2008

Event Date: 08/09/2008

The Processes and Problems of Urbanisation in China

Dr Ya Ping Wang is Reader in Urban Studies and Director for the Scottish Centre for Chinese Urban and Environmental Studies, School of the Built Environment of Heriot-Watt University. He has published widely on issues related to housing, migration, poverty and urban changes in China. Dr Wang is currently examining the problems of urban sprawl and landless farmers around large Chinese cities.

This is the ninth in this series of lunchtime talks being run in conjuntion with China: A Photographic Portrait, brought by the Confucius Institute for Scotland to Edinburgh`s City Art Centre.

This talk starts at 1.30 on Monday 8 September and last for around one hour. Admission to the talk is included in the price of an exhibition ticket. To book a seat in advance please call 0131 529 3963/2