Resources from LSE
Media from LSE
- Decolonising African Knowledge Systems (2020). The Africa Talks examines some of the progress made in decolonising Africa’s knowledge systems and the complicated role played by global North-South knowledge exchange programmes in attempts to further the continent’s epistemological agency.
- Decolonising the Curricula: Why Necessary and Why Now (2019). Hosted by the FLIA, the conversation explores how student movements across the world calling for education to be decolonised have gained prominence over the past few years.
- The Problem of Modernity: Reinterpreting Decolonisation and The Modern? (2019). This talk poses questions such as, how might the modern, rather than the human, be recovered as a way of looking at a common inheritance? And why is modernity resistant to being recovered?
- “Rhodes Must Fall”: South African universities as sites of struggle (2016). Hosted by the LSE African Initiative & the Africa Talks public lecture series, the conversation examines why South African universities have become a site of struggle and aims to make sense of the rise of student movements.
- Decolonising Gender (2015). Hosted by The Gender Institute, this lecture will explore recent attempts to overcome this problem, in feminist re-thinking of imperialism, coloniality and Southern perspectives.
- What is Colonial about Global Health? (2012) An LSE Festival, FLIA and Global Health Initiative event, the panel addresses the legacy of colonialism within international health systems and ask: what is the relationship between histories of imperialism and health, development and human rights?
- Decolonising and the Question of Palestine (2021). Hosted by LSE's Department of Sociology and Decolonising Sociology, Rana Barakat, Muna Dajani, Mezna Qato, Omar Jabary Salamanca and Fran Tonkiss (Chair) explore the intellectual project of anti-racism and decolonisation in the context of Palestine.
- Decolonising the Global Publishing Industry (2021). Hosted by the Firoz Lalji Institute for Africa and the Eden Centre, Dr Godwin Siundu, Dr Simidele Dosekun, Elizabeth Walker and Dr Ram Bhat (Chair) address the potential for new publishing models that overturn the dominance of Global North research.
- Decolonising Academia (2021). Hosted by the Department of International Development, Cutting Edge Issues in Development Thinking & Practice, Akosua Adomako Ampofo discusses the process and challenges of fighting against systemic racism in academia and daily life.
- Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? (2021) Hosted by the Department of Social Policy, the event is a conversation between Beverly Daniel Tatum and Minouche Shafik about the book 'Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?' on the psychology of racism.
- Decolonising Development Studies (2021). Hosted by the Firoz Lalji Institute for Africa and the Department of International Development, Dr Rosalba Icaza, Dr Yirga Gelaw Woldeyes, Dr Althea-Maria Rivas and Dr Eyob Balcha Gebremariam discuss how to redesign courses and classroom discussions.
- Decolonising African Identities (2021). As part of the LSE Africa Summit 2021, Prof. Sabelo J Ndlovu-Gatsheni and Dr. Althea-Maria Rivas discuss whether an ‘African’ identity is a colonial imposition, an innate spiritual attribute or something in-between.
- Malinowski, Decolonisation and Race (2021). Hosted by the LSE Library, a century after the publication of Argonauts of the Western Pacific, a panel recontextualises Malinowski in the context of colonialism.
- For a Reparatory Social Science (2021). A collaboration of the Atlantic Fellows for Social and Economic Equity and the International Inequalities Institute, Professor Gurminder K. Bhambra and Dr Armine Ishkanian explore the social sciences’ failure to acknowledge the extent to which modern nation-states were bound up with relations of colonial extraction.
- Exploring Academic Resistance to Decolonising the History Curriculum (2020). Led by Danielle Chavrimootoo, the webinar focused on a recent study undertaken to explore the barriers and academic resistance towards attempts to decolonise the undergraduate history curriculum at one institution.
- Decolonising Middle East Studies? (2020) As part of LSE's Shape the World Festival 2020, Dr Sara Salem, Marral Shamshiri-Fard, Dr Sara Camacho Felix and Dr Michael Mason (Chair) interrogate some unexamined framings that shape, and arguably limit, our understanding of the ‘Middle East’.
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