SMUS India 2023 – Conference Report

The 3rd International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Spatial Methods for Urban Sustainability (SMUS Conference India 2023) was held at the Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IIT Roorkee, India) from 20th to 26th February 2023.
This “3rd RC33 Regional Conference Asia: India” was held in collaboration with the Research Committee on “Logic and Methodology in Sociology” (RC33) of the “International Sociology Association” (ISA) and the Research Network “Quantitative Methods” (RN21) of the European Sociology Association” (ESA).
The SMUS conferences are a platform for knowledge exchange that allows researchers from the Global South and the Global North to establish long-lasting research collaborations in their respective fields. The six-day international conference aimed at continuing a global dialogue on methods and it attracted methodologists and researchers from the social and spatial sciences.

The conference was funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) via the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).

This conference report was prepared by the SMUS India Team led by the Conference convenor Prof. Gaurav Raheja and the Co-convenors Prof. Manish Kumar Asthana and Prof. Shubhajit Sadhukhan.