SICSS-JIAS/IPATC

20 June to 8 July, 2022 | JIAS/IPATC

Schedule & Materials

Monday 20 June 2022
Tuesday 21 June 2022
  • 10:00 - 12:00 Speaker 1: Bhaso Ndzendze (University of Johannesburg)

  • 12:00 - 13:00 Break or catch up on R resources

  • 13:00 - 15:00 Group meetings: work on book report (optional)

  • 16:00 - 17:00 Speaker 2: Geci Karuri-Sebina (Wits University)

Wednesday 22 June 2022
Thursday 23 June 2022
  • 14:00 - 15:00 Speaker 1: Adriana Marais (Proudly Human)

  • 15:00 - 16:00 Group meetings (optional)

  • 16:00 - 17:00 Speaker 2: Tendani Chimboza (University of Cape Town)

Friday 24 June 2022
  • 13:00 - 15:00 Group meetings: finalise book report (optional)

  • 15:00 - 16:00 Break or catch up on R resources

  • 16:00 - 17:00 Speaker: Lindiwe Matlali (teengeeks)

Saturday - Sunday
  • Day off

  • submit group book report (optional)

Monday 27 June 2022 - Ethics
Tuesday 28 June 2022 - Collecting Digital Trace Data
Wednesday 29 June 2022 - Collecting Digital Trace Data Continued...
Thursday 30 June 2022 - Automated Text Analysis
Friday 1 July 2022 - Mass collaboration and machine learning
Saturday - Sunday - Break
Additional Resources
Monday 4 July 2022 - In-person group projects
  • 08:00 - 12:30 Paticipants arrive at Accomodation

  • 13:00 - 14:00 Lunch

  • 14:00 - 16:15 Welcome and Logistics, JIAS Campus Tour, Group Work

  • 17:00 - 18:00 Fireside chat with Chris Bail (SICSS Director)

  • 18:00 - 20:00 Meet and greet dinner with Siphamandla Zondi (IPATC, University of Johannesburg)

Tuesday 5 July 2022
  • 09:00 - 10:00 Lecture: Emmanuel Olamijuwon (SICSS Covenant)

  • 10:00 - 12:30 Group Work

  • 13:00 - 13:30 Lunch

  • 14:00 - 15:00 Lecture: Vukosi Marivate (University of Pretoria)

  • 15:00 - 16:00 Group Work with Vukosi Marivate

  • 16:00 - 17:00 Group Work

Wednesday 6 July 2022
  • 09:00 - 10:00 Lecture: Chenai Chair (Moz://a Foundation)

  • 10:00 - 12:00 Lecture: Tapiwa Chagonda (University of Johannesburg)

  • 13:00 - 14:00 Lunch

  • 14:00 - 17:00 Group Work

Thursday 7 July 2022
  • 09:00 - 10:00 Group Work

  • 10:00 - 11:00 Lecture: Odilile Ayodele (University of Johannesburg)

  • 13:00 - 14:00 Lunch

  • 14:00 - 17:00 Group Work

  • 16:00 - 17:00 International Civil Society Centre: Digital Dialogue #5 ‘Hacking for Good?’ (register here) (optional)

Friday 8 July 2022
  • 09:00 - 11:00 Final Presentations

  • 11:00 - 12:00 Discussion session: Sibongiseni Thotsejane (University of Cape Town)

  • 13:00 - 14:00 Lunch

Saturday 9 July 2022
  • Participants check out

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