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 Graduate and 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

2:30pm

Coffee break

3 pm

GAPS-members assembly

6:30 pm

Coffee break

7:30 pm

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

Saturday, 15 May

9:30 am

Panel discussion
The Place of Anglophone Postcolonial Studies in Germany”

Smaran Dayal (New York University), Dirk Göttsche (University of Nottingham), Ana Sobral (Universität Zürich), Mark Stein (Universität Münster), Elahe Hashemi Yekani (Humboldt Universität zu Berlin)

Chair: Lars Eckstein (Universität Potsdam)

11 am

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