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Research Day: Visual, Spatial & Affective Participatory Research Methods

Save the date for our next joint Research Day, co-organized by the Brussels Interdisciplinary Research centre on Migration and Minorities (BIRMM), the strategic research programme Evaluating Democratic Governance in Europe (EDGE) of the Vrije Universiteit Brussels, the Centre for the Social Study of Migration and Refugees (CESSMIR) of Ghent University and the Centre for Migration and Intercultural Studies (CeMIS) of the University of Antwerp. This year, we will focus on the topic: “Visual, spatial & affective participatory research methods”.

The Research Day will be held on the 5 May 2022, 9AM-5PM. In the morning, we will organize keynote lectures. In the afternoon, different parallel sessions and networking events will take place. We will end the day with another keynote lecture on the “Visual and affective methods in valorisation in migration studies”. The Research Day will – if possible - be held in person at the VUB, Brussels (Pleinlaan 5). Everyone affiliated with the VUB, UA and UGent is welcome to participate. 

Full Programme:

 

09h00-9h30

Doors 

09h30-10h00 

Welcome & Introduction

10h00-10h45

Keynote speech by Erene Kaptani: 'The Moving Body: An affective knowledge and Reparative Practice for racialised and migrant women in social research'

10h45-11h15 

Break

11h15-12h00

Keynote speech by Paolo Favero: 'With Smartphones, Apps and iDocs as Research Companions: Techniques and Tools for Collaborative Research in a (Post)Digital World'

12h00-12h45 

Keynote speech by Rene Kreichauf: 'Understanding Migration through Spatial Research: Implications, Methods and some Approaches from the Field'

12h45-13h45 

Lunch 

13h45-15h45 

Parallel workshops (see below)

16h05-16h35

Closing speech by Landry Mawungu (Hannah Arendt Instituut): 'The valorisation of research for stakeholders and the general audience: Experiences from the Hannah Arendt Institute' 

16h35-16h40

Closing 

Parallel Workshops:

  1. Visual PRM in Migration Studies: Kevin Smets (VUB) & Olga Petintseva (UGent) -  'Visual methods in migration research: reflections and strategies' 
  2. Affective PRM in Migration Studies: Louise Knops (VUB) - 'Working with affect in social sciences: the concept of affective arrangements'
  3. Spatial PRM in Migration Studies: Luce Beeckmans (UGent) & Dounia Salamé (UGent) - 'Participatory Mapping: Ethics and subjectivities of spatial research methods'

 

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Co-organised by

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CESSMIR, EDGE, CEMIS

With the logistical support of the Brussels School of Governance (BSoG).

Location

Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Pleinlaan 5, Floor -1
1050 Brussels
Belgium
5 May 2022 from 9:00 to 17:00 Add to personal calendar

Organised by BIRMM & EDGE (VUB) - CESSMIR (UGent) - CeMIS (UAntwerpen)