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Call For Participation : ACTS Summer School 2024 – Decolonizing Pathways

The summer school invites all groups interested in decolonial approaches for science communication in both the global south and global north. Specifically, it targets Postdocs and PhD students enrolled in universities and graduates. In addition, master’s students, early career researchers, and experienced policy makers and practitioners in sustainable sciences and communication space are also invited.

Methods of delivery

The school will bring together acclaimed scholars of all geographic regions, with representation from academic and research organizations, researchers, policy makers, governments, international organizations, think tanks, NGOs, civil society, indigenous communities, and others, aiming to offer each participant the opportunity to follow:

  • Roundtable discussions and lectures
  • Joint lectures every morning delivered by different international scholars
  • Case study course sessions delivered by different international scholars
  • Workshop and/or walk shop groups in the afternoon to discuss the research projects contributing to transformational leadership through different modes of communicating the science of each participant addressed to small groups of 10 to 15 participants.

Applications

Application is currently open to self-sponsored applicants. If interested kindly fill this form via this link: https://forms.office.com/r/jefWwZTnHf

Application fees

 Virtual participation  For Kenyan Nationals  Africans  Non-Africans
 USD 100  USD 350  USD 450  USD 550

Application details

Application form details:

  • Name
  • Address (email, location, affiliation, physical address)
  • Qualifications (brief on relevant qualification)
  • Relevant experience (long question 500 words max)
  • Motivation (brief on suitability)
  • Funding (self-sponsor, scholarship, organization sponsor)

Deadline: 15th July 2024

Confirmation of admission to the summer school:  30 July 2024

School dates: 25th August – 1st September 2024

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Suggested Sub-Topics to include in the schedule

Sub-Topics

  • Decolonial Perspectives in Science Communication
  • Community-Centered Science Communication: Empowering Local Voices for Change
  • Integrating Gender and Diversity in Science Communication
  • Science Communication Techniques: From Data to Narrative
  • Decolonising research ethics (Publications, and practice)

Contacts

For further inquiry, reach out to Monroe Ouma via email:  [email protected].

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