Program outline

Thursday, 13 May

9 am

Opening

9:30 am

Keynote address
Warwick Anderson: “Between Postcolonial Histories of Science and Decolonial Science Studies.”

10:30 am

Parallel panels, session 1

12:30 pm

Lunch break

1:30 pm

Keynote address
Banu Subramaniam: “Decolonizing Botany: From the Herbarium to the Plantarium.”

2:30 pm

Parallel panels, session 2

4:30 pm

Coffee break

5:30 pm

GAPS-Dissertation Award ceremony

6:30 pm

Keynote address
Petina Gappah: “Black Lives and the History of European Exploration in Out of Darkness, Shining Light.

Friday, 14 May

9 am

Keynote address
Josie Gill: “Black Literature and Science in the Age of Coronavirus.”

10 am

Parallel panels, session 3

12 pm

Lunch break

1 pm

Parallel panels, session 4

3 pm

Coffee break

3:30 pm

GAPS-members assembly

6 pm

Coffee break

6:30 pm

Keynote address
Jaspreet Singh: “On Postcolonial Science and Narrative in the Anthropocene.”

Saturday, 15 May

9:30 am

Roundtable: How German is GAPS

10:30

Parallel panels, session 5

12:30 am

Lunch break

1:30 pm

Parallel panels, session 6

3:30 pm

Coffee break

4 pm

Keynote address
Graham Huggan: “What’s in a colony? Invasion Science, Eco-narrative and the (mis)uses of Alien Species.”

5 pm

Concluding roundtable

6 pm

End of conference