Program

Preliminary Conference Program

The SMUS Conference Botswana preliminary Program features dates and time for various streams of sessions, presenters and keynotes. The updated version will be made available towards the beginning of the conference.

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Opening ceremony

Day 1: Thursday 23 September 2021

0800hrs– 1300hrs

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Keynote address dates, time and zoom links

Keynote 1 – Prof. Dr. Sabelo Ndlovu-Gatsheni – Decolonization as Method

Day 1: Thursday 23 September 2021

Time (CAT): 1200 -1300

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Keynote 2 -Assoc. Prof. Dr. Wolfang Aschauer: Quantitative Cross – Cultural Research

Day 2: Friday 24 September 2021

Time (CAT): 0830 – 0930

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Keynote 3 – Prof. Bagele Chilisa: Indigenous Research Methods and Spatial Methods in Africa

Day 2: Friday 24 September 2021

Time (CAT): 1200 – 1300

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Keynote 4 – Prof. Dr. Gabriele Rosenthal: Biographical Research in Africa

Day 3: Saturday 25 September 2021

Time (CAT): 1230 – 1330

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Dates, time and zoom links for parallel sessions

Time specified in this program refer to the Central African Time (CAT) zone. Please find the link for time zone converter HERE.

Day 1: Thursday 23 September 2021

Stream A parallel sessions

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Session 2:Decolonizing social science methodology – Overcoming
positivism and constructivism

1400 – 1600

Session 1:Decolonizing social science methodology – Towards African
epistemologies

1630 – 1830

Stream B  parallel sessions

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Session 15:Art and design based-research, cross-disciplinary approaches for material knowledge production

1400 – 1600

Stream C parallel sessions

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Session 24:Digital Methods in Action: Use, Challenges and Prospects

1400 – 1600

Session 25:Researching Climate Change Communication: Methodological Challenges and Opportunities in the Digital Era

1630 – 1830

Stream D parallel sessions

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Session 27 (1):Methods in Food Studies Research

1400 – 1600

Session 27 (2):Methods in Food Studies Research

1630 – 1830

 

Day 2: Friday 24 September 2021

Stream A parallel sessions

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Session 33:Feminist Methodologies

1000 – 1130

Session 5:Critical Conversations on Bagele Chilisa’s Indigenous Research Methodologies

1400 – 1600

Session 3:Decolonizing Methodologies and Epistemologies: Discourse Analysis and Sociology of Knowledge

1630 – 1830

Stream B parallel sessions

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Session 14:Methods of Architectural Research

1000 – 1130

Session 31:Towards Co-producing Knowledge and Teaching Methodologies in Applied Urban Settings

1400 – 1600

Stream C parallel sessions

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Session 34:Quantitative Methods of Spatial Analysis

1000 – 1130

Session 23:Assessing the Quality of Data Survey

1400 – 1630

Session 22:Survey Data Quality in Interviewer-Administered Surveys in LMIC Contexts

1630 – 1830

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Session 26:Money and Digitalisation in the Global South

1000 – 1130

Session 32:Methods for Health, Disabilities and Childhood Studies

1400 – 1600

Session 29:Ethical and Methodological Dilemmas of Social Research in Violent Conflict Situations

1630 – 1830

 

Day 3: Saturday 24 September 2021

Stream A parallel sessions

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Session 11:Between the Structural and the Everyday: Bridging Macro and Micro Perspectives in Comparative Urban Research

0800 – 0930

Session 12:Methodologies for the Investigation Spatial Transformation Processes

1000 – 1200

Session 6:Socio-Spatial Research in Post-colonial States: Urban and Political Economy Perspectives

1430 – 1630

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Session 30:Transdisciplinary or Collaborative? Lab Approaches and their Influence on Participatory and Action Research Methods

0800 – 0930

Session 19:The Role of interactions between scholars and stakeholders in creating rigorous and relevant research for urban sustainability

1000 – 1200

Session 20:Knowledge creation in informal settlements: The process, ethics and outputs of co-productive and community-led research Methods

1430 – 1630

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Session 35:Mixed Methods

1000 – 1200

No sessions  for Stream D

 


Closing ceremony

Day 3: Saturday 25 September 2021

Closing lecture: Methodological challenges for sustainable public spaces in contemporary Brazil – Fraya Frehse

1700 -1900 (CAT)

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