London Inception Workshop: Violence Against Women (VAW) & the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Violence Against Women (VAW) & the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Date: Friday 17th November 2017                    

Time: 10.00-16.00

Location: SW-2.09 (LC), Somerset House East Wing, Strand Campus, King’s College London

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9.45 Delegates start arriving with tea/coffee & croissants served
10.00 Dr. Ayona Datta (Principal Investigator), Reader in Urban Futures, Department of Geography, King’s College London

Introduction to project, investigators, partners & aims/objectives for the workshop

10.30 Dr. Don Slater (Co-Investigator), Associate Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology, LSE

Software ethnography: studying how data maps the social

10.45 Dr. Joanne Entwistle (Co-Investigator), Reader in Cultural & Creative Industries, Department of Culture, Media & Creative Industries, King’s College London

Light as infrastructure and practice: mapping the night

11.00 Dr. Kalpana Viswanath, Co-Founder & CEO of #DIVAWProject Societal Partner Safetipin

Safetipin: Using data and technology to build safer public spaces

11.15 Break
11.30 Dr. Raphael Susewind, Lecturer in Social Anthropology & Development, King’s College London

Visualising the ‘Muslim ghetto’ in India

11.45 Dr. Melissa Butcher, Reader in Social & Cultural Geography, Birkbeck, University of London

Defying Delhi: Strategies for managing a difficult city

12.00 Professor Dorothea Kleine, #DIVAWProject Advisory Board Member and Professorial Research Fellow, Department of Geography, University of Sheffield

Decolonising our methods? Doing participatory digital action research cross-culturally

12.15 Ms. Amy O’Donnell, ICT in Programme Advisor, Oxfam & Board Member, iHollaback!

Tech and gender – a rights-based approach drawing on experiences from Oxfam and Hollaback!

12.30 Q & A session
12.45 Lunch provided


Roundtable & Brainstorming Sessions
13.30 Roundtable with #DIVAWProject Advisory Board Members Professor Adriana Allen, Bartlett DPU, University College London & Dr. Alison Powell, Department of Media and Communications, LSE
14.00 Brainstorming sessions on concepts, methods & best practices
15.00 Break
15.15 Recap and final brainstorming session
16.00 Workshop ended

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