Thursday, December 2 , 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Book Launch and Author Panel

“The Emerging Public Realm of the Greater Bay Area: Approaches to Public Space in a Chinese Megaregion,” Routledge 2021

Book editors Miodrag Mitrasinovic and Timothy Jachna and chapter authors Juan Du and Mary O’Donnell will discuss ongoing transformations in public space, and its relationship to the public realm more broadly, in the world’s most populous urban megaregion—the Greater Bay Area of southeastern China. Moderated by Brian McGrath, with introduction by Mark Frazier. Organized by the India China Institute.

Register here: India China Institute

Watch the recording of the event here.

Introduction: Mark Frazier, Co-Director, India China Institute


Mary Ann O’Donnell, an independent artist-ethnographer and cofounder of the Handshake 302 Art Space in Shenzhen, China

Juan Du, Dean, John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design, University of Toronto

Brian McGrath, Professor of Urban Design, Parsons School of Design, The New School

Paul Chu, Chair, Dept. of Architecture, Chu Hai College of Higher Education

Miodrag Mitrasinovic, Professor of Urbanism and Architecture, Parsons School of Design, The New School

Moderator: Timothy Jachna, Dean, College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning, University of Cincinnati