DAAD Information Centre Singapore together with School of Art, Design and Media (ADM), Nanyang Technological University and the support of the National Library organized a research lecture on 7th Feb 2019 at the National Library Singapore by inviting Professor Em. Peter Schreiner from University of Cologne to provide a thorough overview about ‘Megacities in Afro-Eurasia in Premodern Times: Knowledge Society and Creative Industry’.

The event was graced by the opening address by Mr. Christian Weiß from the German Embassy Singapore followed by a speech from Assoc. Prof. Andrea Nanetti - Academic Chair Research, ADM.

Ms. Claudia Finner, Director of DAAD Information Centre Singapore, showcased the German Research Landscape and elaborated on the funding opportunities for Research and PhD in Germany.

Professor Em. Peter Schreiner then took over the event and provided an insight on his research.

The event was then concluded with a discussion followed by a dinner reception and a lively exchange of ideas and future projects between the participants.