Mythopolitics in South Asia

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Kamari M. Clarke & Ryan C. Jobson: “Is it possible to decolonize anthropology?”

Zoom Webinar

Since the 1970s, several important critical interventions have been made in the field of anthropology questioning its disciplinary history of complicity with colonialism. Yet methodologically and theoretically, we still encounter unresolved problems of power and representation which continue to reproduce […]

Indian Winters of Discontent: Panelsamtale om bondeopprøret

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Velkommen til en panelsamtale om jordbrukspolitikk, den bekymringsverdige utviklingen i verdens største demokrati, og solidaritet og motstand. Med utgangspunkt i de pågående masseprotestene i India inviterer Mythopolitics in South Asia eksperter, aktivister og representanter fra politikken og bøndenes interesseorganisasjoner til […]

Nick Estes: “Our History is the Future”

Zoom Webinar

In this Theory from the Margins event, we discuss Our History Is the Future: Standing Rock Versus the Dakota Access Pipeline, and the Long Tradition of Indigenous Resistance with Nick Estes, Assistant Professor in the American Studies Department at the […]

Gender and the Margins: A Webinar with Lila Abu-Lughod

Zoom Webinar

In this Theory from the Margins event, we discuss a forthcoming work by Lila Abu-Lughod. More details to be announced later. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Lila Abu-Lughod is the Joseph L. Buttenwieser Professor of Social Science at Columbia University where she […]

Mahmood Mamdani: “Neither Settler nor Native”

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DATE: 13 April 2021. TIME: TBA In this Theory from the Margins event, we discuss Neither Settler Nor Native: The Making and Unmaking of Permanent Minorities by Mahmood Mamdani. In this genealogy of political modernity, Mahmood Mamdani argues that the […]

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