|09:30||Registration + Tea/Coffee||Foyer|
|10:00||Welcome: Dr Fragkiskos Filippaios, Associate Dean of Social Sciences||GLT3|
|10:10||Introduction: You Get Out What You Put In
A brief outline of the workshop’s aim and the day’s plan.
Placing your work in the new human universal – world society
Keynote and Q/A with Keith Hart
Professor Keith Hart is a world renowned Economic Anthropologist. His more recent work has focused on the making of ‘World Society’ and in doing so, developing a mode of scholarly enquiry that is both up to this task as well as part of bringing it equitably about.
See full description here: shiftsocialscience.wordpress.com/keynote/
|11:30||T-Break and Fruit||Foyer|
|11:45||Leading Our Conversation
A selection scholars addressing the diverse lives of their research participants from around the world, sharing how they are affected by being part of a world society whose hallmark is increasing inequality. They may also address why they are motivated to be a social-science scholar, and how they personally make sense of their research in light of the current conditions of world society.
Life in Numbers: Reproduction and Demography in Timor-Leste
South African Waste Pickers in a Globalised Recycling Industry
The Promised Land: Portuguese Migrants & Transnational Selves
Nature on the Brain: environmental exposure and future discounting
Close Encounters with Plastic Marine Debris
Sarah Van der Meer
4 Secrets Hiding in China’s Internal Migration
Living in an Unequal Global Society: Homelessness in Canterbury
Q & A
|13:15||Italian Canterbury Lunch
Scrumptious vegan/vegetarian/meat buffet & local apple juices.
|14:05||Walk & Talk (Optional)
Digestive walk & opportunity to enjoy aptly named Brotherhood Wood.
Tea and Talk Through Your Research
Groups of five, including one facilitator, in separate rooms. The aim is to address why each person is motivated to be a social-science scholar, and how they personally make sense of their research in light of the current conditions of world society. In conclusion each participant will pick a side of the forthcoming debate and pin a note to the corresponding side of the Debate Wall explaining why they have aligned with that side of the debate.
|15:45||Debate: What is Social Science?
The two sides of the debate will be introduced by the respective speakers and then opened up to individual contributions, followed by a group discussion. The term ‘Social Science’ is purposefully left ambiguous as to whether it refers to one’s individual research, the bureaucratic categorisation and organisation etc.
Social Science is the endeavour to produce knowledge about people and the societies they live in, including world society.
Led by: Abraham Heinemann
Social Science is an endeavour to participate in social change amongst people and their societies, including world society.
Led by: Marko Barišić
An opportunity for all in attendance to briefly share a concluding proposal and pinning it to the World Society of Social Science Wall.
|17:10||Drinks Reception and Goody Bag||Foyer|
|19:00||Dinner in Town (Pre-bookable option not covered by Workshop)||TBC|