Our online talk series aims to open spaces in which critical yet constructive voices from all over the world can speak and are listened to. In a virtual space  like-minded thinkers are coming together to network and exchange regardless of their geographical and professional positioning.


31 October 2019, Richa Nagar (University of Minnesota)
Discussion session with Richa Nagar on “Hungry Translations: The World Through Radical Vulnerability”

Richa Nagar is Professor  in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota.

She writes and teaches across scholarship, activism, and theater. Her engagements encompass politics of space, identity and community and  questions of empowerment in relation to grass-roots struggles in the global South.

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18 December 2019 : Lia de la Vega Rodriguez (University of Palermo, Argentina) speaking on “Trajectories of coloniality and interculturality in the narratives about Asia and its emigrants in Argentine graphic media”


Gurminder K. Bhambra (School of Global Studies, University of Sussex): “Undoing the Epistemic Disavowal of the Haitian Revolution: A Contribution to Global Social Thought”

Lata Narayanaswamy (University of Leeds) “Beyond the buzzwords: critical and ethical scholarship with a decolonial lens”

Sabelo J Ndlovu-Gatsheni (UNISA) “The Struggles of Epistemic Freedom and Decolonization of Knowledge in Africa” and the webinar slides.

Juan Fernando Larco Guevara (University of Freiburg, Germany): “Re-thinking emancipation in “Latin America” and the de-colonial project”

Vanessa Andreotti (University of British Columbia, Canada): Interdisciplinary Studies in Global/Planetary Interdependence: The mobilization of hope and rage in times of instability

Sayan Dey (Royal Thimphu College, Bhutan): “The Politics of ‘Post-’: Colonial detoxification and celebrating ‘in-betweenness’- The Anglo-Indians of Bow Barracks, Calcutta”

Epifania Amoo-Adare (Accra/Ghana):  (Un-)Thinking, Decolonial Loving and Becoming- Critical Literacies for ‘Postnormal Times’

Rosalba Icaza (Institute of Social Studies, The Hague): Decolonial Feminism and Development

Aram Ziai (University of Kassel): Decolonising Development Policy

Ana Estefania Carballo (University of Melbourne): Buen Vivir, Degrowth and Human Development

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