First Day, Saturday, February 14
9:00 – 9:30 a.m.
Opening: Symposium Introduction & Programme
9:35 – 10:20 a.m.
Mobilities and Identities: The Fluid Social Landscape of Sudan
10:25 – 11:10 a.m.
The Consequences of Technological Innovation for Mobility and Identity: Social Drivers and Aversions
11:10 – 11:40 a.m. Break & Refreshments
11:45 – 12:30 p.m.
Informatics of Domination in Crisis Ridden Societies of North Africa and the Middle East
12:35 – 1:20 p.m.
Towards a Holistic Perception of Health: The Interrelationships with Identity and Mobility
1:20 – 2:20 p.m. Lunch
2:20 – 4:15 p.m. Panels [1 & 2] and 3D Printing Workshop
Panel 1: Global Perspectives on Education
African-American Students’ Service Learning in Africa and Latin America: Identity and Knowledge
Creation and Transfer
A Program for Linking Sudanese Professionals in the Diaspora with Those at Home
Magdi Osman Ali
The Influence of Online Courses on Students from Developing Countries: Mobility, Identity and Performance
Migration and Education: The Exodus of East African Youth and the Role of Education
Samson Maekele Tsegay
Panel 1 Q & A
Panel 2: Connectivities in Friendships, Neighbourhoods, History and Culture
The Effect of Identity on Knowledge Production
Neighborhood is our Native Culture: Transformations of Neighborhoods in Khartoum and Omdurman in times of Mobility and Social Change
An Anthropological Study of the Virtual Community: Chosen Family and Open Identity
Personas and Friendships: Real versus Virtual
Panel 2 Q & A
Workshop: 3D Printing
Mohamed Elamin, Yahia Holi and Marwan Awad (Demonstrators)
4:15 – 4:45 p.m. Break & Refreshments
4:50 – 5:35 p.m.
Ethical challenges for knowledge production using social mediaEllen Gruenbaum
5:35 – 6:00 p.m.
DAY 1 Closing & Symposium Announcements
Second Day: Sunday, February 15
9:00 – 9:10 a.m.
Introduction to the Day
9:10 – 10:00 a.m.
Nuba Community Mobility in a Conflict Situation: Seeking Alternative Identities Beyond Borders
10:05 – 10:50 a.m.
Conflict and Displacement: Threatened Masculinity in Sudan
10:55 – 11:45 p.m.
Migratory Trajectories of Adolescence: (Im)mobility, Place and Identity
11:45 – 12:15 a.m. Break & Refreshments
12:20 – 1:05 a.m.
Engendering Social Change: New Information Technologies and the Dynamics of Gender in Northern Sudan
1:10 – 1:55 p.m.
Women in Urban Khartoum: Changing Roles and Identities
1:55 – 2:55 Lunch
2:55 – 4:50 p.m. Panels [3, 4 & 5]
Panel 3: Technological Convergence and Knowledge Production
Translating Crowdmapping Initiatives in Khartoum
The Opportunities, Challenges and Problems of Mobile Identity in the Context of Knowledge Production, a Comparative Study
Marwan Awad Ahmed Adam
Mobile Applications for Disaster Management
Osama Yousif Fadalla and Lana M. Abdelmunim Abdallah
Climate Change and Cultural Identity in Darfur: Preliminary Thoughts
Panel 3 Q & A
Panel 4: Diaspora and Knowledge Production
When Chickens Become Birds: Mobility, Forums and Knowledge Production amongst the Kom, Cameroon
Walter Gam Nkwi
Diaspora and Identity: Unpacking My Identity
Asma Abdel Halim
New ‘Bad Girls’ of Sudan: Women Singers in the Sudanese Diaspora
Panel 4 Q & A
Panel 5: Society and Technology Innovations
Technology Induced Distance and Technology Enabled Mobility: A Framework for Participatory Technology Innovation
Marcel J. Castro Sitiriche
Social Media and Their Impact on Sudanese Society
Social Networks Influences on Knowledge Management in Organisations: A WhatsApp Messenger
Elfatih Wadidi and Salma Mamoun
The Role of Interactive Knowledge Sharing Platforms in Influencing Sudanese Identity Features:
Foresighting Sudan 2030
Wigdan Seedahmed and Nada Ali
Panel 5 Q & A
4:50 – 5:15 p.m. Break & Refreshments
5:15 – 6:00
Emerging Futures for Knowledge Production in Sudan: Identities, Mobilities and Social Media
Gada Kadoda (Facilitator)
7:30 – 9:30
Third Day: Monday, February 16
9:00 – 9:15 a.m.
Introduction to the Day and to the Speakers for the IGNITE Talks
9:15 – 10:00 a.m.
Nada Ali (Facilitator)
Nada Ali (Facilitator)
10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Knowledge Production Futures in Sudan (Group Work)
11:30 – 12:00 Break & Refreshments
12:00 – 1:30
Group Presentations & Discussion
1:30 – 2:30 Lunch
2:30 – 3:30
Participants’ Reflections, Symposium Closing & Overview of Evening Programme
7:30 – 9:30Film Night
Fatima Salah (Facilitator)