Decolonizing Knowledge: African Perspectives on History, Politics, Movement

20.08.2018 - 10:00 to 12:00 Add to calendar

Workshop mit Achille Mbembe (University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg) und Felwine Sarr (Gaston Berger University, Saint-Louis, Senegal)

This workshop will discuss current events and scholarly perspectives on the African continent with two of its foremost thinkers: Achille Mbembe and Felwine Sarr, authors of Critique of Black Reason and Afrotopia, respectively. As a contribution to postcolonial academic efforts to "provincialize Europe" and "decolonize the mind", this timely workshop offers a unique opportunity of exploring critical perspectives on history, politics and the arts that question many of the Eurocentric assumptions still prevalent in academia.

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Organisiert vom Doktoratsprogramm ZGW in Kooperation mit Ana Sobral, UZH, Englisches Seminar
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UZH, Englisches Seminar
Plattenstrasse 47
8032
Zürich
Zurich
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Registration deadline: 
09.08.2018