A UNIQUE APPROACH TO LEARN ABOUT CHINA

SHANGHAI FLANEUR uses walking as a methodology to transfer knowledge

Flânerie started as both an artistic and sociological practice to get inspired from and learn about the phenomenon of growing cities at the turn of the 20th century.

UNDERSTANDING CHINA

Everything one must know about China in a walking format: whether the interest lies in culture, history, sociology or art, SHANGHAI FLANEUR experts entertain the guests while conveying key knowledge on the Middle Kingdom. Perfect for an intellectual input while visiting the city, a first hand cultural orientation for new comers, but also for old china hands looking for new perspectives.

Shanghai Metro

SHANGHAI KNOWLEDGE

Longtime Shanghai-landers and local Shanghainese form the SHANGHAI FLANEUR team and expert pool: their common point is the love they share for their city. The experts follow their passion to uncover the stories behind every stone of every house. Their knowledge about the city is without equal, often preferring a personal approach and offering new perspectives to apprehend Shanghai.

In only 150 years, Shanghai developed from a harbor city of half a million people in the 19th century to one of the world’s largest urban agglomerations of 23 million inhabitants today.

URBAN ISSUES

SHANGHAI FLANEUR’s team and experts are well versed in urbanization issues, a defining trend for China and the world. Keeping up with current developments linked to sustainability, mobility, architecture or digitalization, SHANGHAI FLANEUR can design a unique program both investigating issues of relevance for a particular business and understanding the big picture of urbanization.

BOOKS BY SHANGHAI FLANEURS

Lilong lives
Jérémy Cheval

Shanghai Old Town
Katya Knyazeva

2015: Chinas Bauch, Marcus Hernig (Author)

Chinas Bauch
Marcus Hernig

2015:Shanghai Nightscapes, Andrew Field (Author)

Shanghai Nightscapes
Andrew Field

2015: Peace at the Cathay, Peter Hibbard (Author)

Peace at the Cathay
Peter Hibbard

2014: GEO Special - Shanghai, Peking, Hongkong, Marcus Hernig (Co-Author)

GEO SPECIAL
Marcus Hernig

2014: China - Ein Laenderportraet, Marcus Hernig (Autor)

China Länderporträt
Marcus Hernig

我愿生命从容
Shen Qilan

Artists in China
Thomas Fuesser

2012: Eine Himmelsreise: China in sechs Gängen, Marcus Hering (Autor)

China in sechs Gängen
Marcus Hering

Hanging Devils
Duncan Hewitt

Plünderung Yuanming yuan
Ines Eben von Racknitz

2011: Europe China Cultural Compass, Katja Hellkoetter (Editor in Chief, Co-Author)

China Cultural Compass
Katja Hellkoetter

2011: Shanghai’s Dancing World, Cabaret Culture and Urban Politics, Andrew Field (Author)

Shanghai Dancing
Andrew Field

2010: Lilongs – Shanghai 里弄 – 上海, Jérémy Cheval (Co-Author)

Lilongs – Shanghai
Jérémy Cheval

Urban Public Space
Roman Wilhelm

Shanghai Architecture
Anne Warr

2007: Getting Rich First, Duncan Hewitt (Author)

Getting Rich First
Duncan Hewitt

The Bund Shanghai
Peter Hibbard

100 Jahre & 3 Monate Durch Nordchina
Marcus Hering, Jan Siefke

2015: Shanghai: Typotopografie 7 - Das Magazin zu Gestaltung, Roman Wilhelm (Co-Editor-in-Chief (Co-Author)

Shanghai Typo
Roman Wilhelm

The German Pavilion
Yolanda vom Hagen, Jan Siefke

Beijing Blue
Yolanda Vom Hagen

BOOKS BY SHANGHAI FLANEUR FRIENDS

Shanghai Strassenkuechen
Julia Dautel / Nicole Keller

Shanghai und die Politik des Dritten Reiches
Astrid Freyeisen

Spaziergänge zwischen den Zeiten
Steffi Schmitt

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