Project Workshop – Digital Infrastructure & (un)Safe Cities         

Workshop 2: Digital Infrastructure & (un)Safe Cities 

Date: Wednesday 21st February 2018                    

Time: 10.00-16.00

Location: SW-2.07 (LC), Somerset House East Wing, Strand Campus, King’s College London

[View the story “#DIVAWProject Update & Workshop 2: ‘Digital Infrastructure & Un(Safe) Cities’ 21/2/2018” on Storify]

Click here to read the summary of main workshop themes by #DIVAWProject Research Associate Nabeela Ahmed (Urban Futures Research Group, Department of Geography, King’s College London) and watch the video with interviews with some of our workshop participants – Societal Partners, academics, experts and practitioners – by clicking on the image below.

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PROGRAMME

MORNING SESSION

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

The DIVAW project and the journey so far

10.15 Ms. Rejitha Gopalakrishna Pillai, Project Co-ordinator, DIVAW Project Societal Partner Sakhi Women’s Resource Centre, Kerala

Disconnected infrastructure and women’s safety in low-income neighbourhoods: generation of deep data in Kerala

10.30 Dr. Cathy Mcllwaine, Project Advisory Board Member & Professor of Development Geography, Department of Geography, King’s College London

Thinking about VAWG across borders: reflections from Brazilian migrants in London 

10.45 Dr. Colette Harris, Reader in Gender & Development, Department of Development Studies, SOAS

The use of participatory gender analysis for violence reduction in Kaduna city, Nigeria

11.00 Dr. Juan Miguel Kanai, Lecturer in Human Geography, Department of Geography, University of Sheffield

Digital infrastructures of LGBTT+ visibility in urban Brazil

11.15 Professor Vanesa Castan Broto, Professorial Fellow, Urban Institute & Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Sheffield

Transformational aspects of urban energy landscapes

11.30 Break for coffee & tea
11.45 Dr. Don Slater (Co-Investigator), Associate Professor (Reader) in Sociology, Department of Sociology, LSE

The preliminary findings from software ethnography

12.00 Q & A session on project team presentations
12.45 Lunch provided

 

AFTERNOON SESSION

13.30 Themed discussion 1: Digital Infrastructures & Smart Cities

Led by Dr. Don Slater (Co-Investigator), Associate Professor (Reader) in Sociology, Department of Sociology, LSE

14.00 Themed discussion 2: Gender-based Violence & (un)Safe Cities

Led by Dr. Ayona Datta (Principal Investigator), Reader in Urban Futures, Department of Geography, King’s College London

14.30 Themed discussion 3: The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) & Urban Infrastructures

Led by Dr. Kalpana Viswanath, Co-Founder & CEO, DIVAW Project Societal Partner SafetiPin & Ms. Rejitha Gopalakrishna Pillai, Project Co-ordinator, DIVAW Project Societal Partner Sakhi Women’s Resource Centre, Kerala

Short 5-minute presentation by Ms. Ana Brandusescu, Research and Policy Officer, World Wide Web Foundation, on the Web Foundation’s Women’s Rights Online work

15.00 Break for coffee & tea
15.15 Recap & final brainstorming session
16.00 Workshop ended

 

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