Decolonising Sociology

Seminar Series

Our Decolonising Sociology Seminars are open to all.

The schedule for our Michaelmas Term seminars will be posted here shortly. Please check back soon.

All seminars will take place on Zoom. Please contact for the Zoom link.

Please note: the seminars are only open to the LSE community. When requesting the Zoom link please contact us from your LSE email address.

Past Decolonising Seminars

Tuesday 30 March 2021

We will read Mara Viveros-Vigoya, The political vitality and vital politics of Césaire’s Discourse on Colonialism: A reading in light of contemporary racism.

And either, Denise Ferreira da Silva Hacking the Subject: Black Feminism, Refusal, and the Limits of Critique or, An End to "this" World Denise Ferreira da Silva interviewed by Susanne Leeb and Kerstin Stakemeier

Tuesday 2 March 2021

We read The University of Cape Town Rhodes Must Fall mission statement and bell hooks Teaching to Transgress.

Tuesday 9 February 2021

We read Stefano Harney and Fred Moten. "The Undercommons: Fugitive Planning and Black Study.

Wednesday 2 December 2020

We read Making Black women scientists under White empiricism: The racialization of epistemology in physics by Chanda Prescod-Weinstein and Animal: New Directions in the Theorization of Race and Posthumanism by Zakiyyah Iman Jackson. In addition, we recommended watching this presentation by Zakiyyah Iman Jackson.

Wednesday 11 November 2020

We read Sylvia Wynter and Katherine McKittrick.  Unparalleled catastrophe for our species? Or, to give humanness a different future: Conversations, alongside this this Paul Gilroy speech (read it here in text format).

Wednesday 21 October 2020

We read the Introduction and Chapter 9 from Black Marxism, alongside either the Foreword or the Boston Review article by Robin D G Kelley, or both.