The “Global Center of Spatial Methods for Urban Sustainability” together 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) will organize a 4th International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Spatial Methods for Urban Sustainability (“SMUS Conference”), which will simultaneously be the 4th RC33 Regional Conference Asia: Thailand, and take place on site at the Faculty of Political Science, Chulalongkorn University (Bangkok, Thailand) from Tuesday, July 23rd, to Monday, July 29th, 2024.
The seven-day conference aims at continuing a global dialogue on methods and should attract methodologists from all over the world and all social and spatial sciences (e. g. anthropology, area studies, architecture, communication studies, computational sciences, digital humanities, educational sciences, geography, historical sciences, humanities, landscape planning, philosophy, psychology, sociology, urban design, urban planning, traffic planning and environmental planning). The conference programme will include keynotes, sessions and advanced methodological training courses.
At the moment, there are 58 confirmed sessions which are upon now organized into 13 streams. The final sessions and streams will still fall under decision and will be announced until mid of September 2023.
Stream A: Decolonizing Methodology
A2 Beyond the Discourse: Dynamics, Intricacies and Challenges of Knowledge Decolonization in the Global South
A3 Decolonizing Social Science Methodology and the Global South – Methods from, by and/or for the Global South
A4 Towards Decolonial Reflexivity: A Dialogic Approach Towards Decolonizing Social Science Methodology