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Research symposium organized by the Body Politics research unit (CT): “Decolonial methodologies: Arts, Politics, Europe”

2019.10.03 | Yasmin Marie Jensen

Date Fri 01 Nov
Time 14:00 18:00
Location ADA 333, Nygaard Building 5335, Finlandsgade 21, 8200 Aarhus N

This seminar aims to will discuss multiple epistemologies, entanglements and diverse embodied perspectives as challenging Euro/Western-centric models of knowledge, science, aesthetics and politics.

It seeks to demonstrate what decoloniality looks like in diverse research fields in the humanities and social sciences and in what ways the decolonial approach and agenda offers new ways of looking – and new methods for engaging with – contemporary form of coloniality.  What does such decolonial agendas do to the positionality and entanglement of various voices and issues  across the spaces between the global and the local or the particular and the universal?


Speakers :

Olivier Thomas Kramsch, Nijmegen Centre for Border Research, Department of Human Geography, Radboud Uiversiteit, The Netherlands

Postcolonizing the 'B/ordering Turn' in a Time of Walls, Fences and More Walls


Christina E. Clopot, Postdoctoral Researcher in ECHOES, Wilberforce Institute, University of Hull, United Kingdom

Decolonial heritage diplomacy?


Mathias Danboldt, Department of Arts and Cultural Studies, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Decolonization is Difficult: Research, Art and the ‘Colonial Drive to Know’


Astrid Nonbo-Andersen, Postdoctoral Researcher in ECHOES, Aarhus University/DIIS, Denmark

Embrace the Contradications – On studying Greenland-Danish Relations in a not so post-colonial time 

Organizers/contact: Britta Timm Knudsen, Christoffer Kølvraa
Funders: CT (Cultural Transformations) and  Uses of the Past

Seminar, Kulturelle Transformationer