Center for Global Studies and the Humanities

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2017 Decolonial Summer School

please click heading to access links for The 8th annual Decolonial Summer School 27 June – 13 July, 2017 University College Roosevelt (Middelburg, The Netherlands) Credits: Utrecht University Certificate (6 ECTS) for more information and registration please go here and here


Chair in Journalism and Decoloniality

Organization: lavaca (Buenos Aires, Argentina) and Center for Global Studies and the Humanities, Duke University (North Carolina USA.) The inaugural meeting will be on May 7, 2016 with the following lines: What does decolonizing?Decolonizing what, how and for what? Where we are? Decoloniality after decolonization.The westernization after the Cold War. The limits of the neoliberal […]


The Center for Global Studies and the Public Sphere

The Center of Global Studies and the Humanities and the well known organization of independent and research journalism, (Buenos Aires), are initiating a “Catedra” (in Spanish a sort of sustained and focused Seminar) on “Periodismo y Decolonialidad” (Journalism and Decoloniality). The inaugural meeting will be held on May 7, 2016 ¬†For details please see: […]


Seminar with Walter Mignolo, American University of Beirut

Decoloniality in conversation with Arab and West Asian thinkers. April 4 Р8, 2016 from 10:00 am Р12:00 pm AUB, Building 37 Monday, April 4, Decolonizing Zionism Tuesday, April 5, Epistemic Disobedience Wednesday, April 6, Yes, We Can [Think] Thursday, April 7, Islamophobia/Hispanophobia Friday, April 8, General Discussion and Concluding Remarks


Appointment as Research Associate

We are pleased to announce that Prof. Walter D. Mignolo has been offered an appointment as Research Associate in the Centre for Indian Studies in Africa (CISA) until 31 August, 2017 at Witts University Johannesburg.


Mail & Gardian Interview with Walter Mignolo

Please click here for Modernity and the plural vision, an interview with Walter Mignolo


“Yes, we can….”

is at once a response to Hamid Dabashi’s previous question, in Al Jazeera, “Can non-European think.” And is also a response that resonates with Barack Obama’s famous dictum. The response plays several layers: I support Dabashi’s call, I distance myself from the celebration of Zizek in the article by Zabala to which Dabashi responded. And […]


World Public Forum Dialogue of Civilization: Interview with Walter Mignolo

“Walter D. Mignolo was a Visiting Professor at the Advanced Institute of Cross-Disciplinary Studies of the City University of Hong Kong, from January to June 30, 2012. Among his activities were four lectures on “The Spirit Returns to the East”, co-organizer of a Round Table “From Global Colonialism to Global Coloniality” (March 21, 2012) and […]


Walter Mignolo at Institute for Postcolonial and Transcultural Studies (INPUTS)

Professor Walter Mignolo was the DENKPLATZ International Guest Professor at Institute for Postcolonial and Transcultural Studies (INPUTS), University of Bremen – May 15 to June 30, 2011


International and Interdisciplinary Conference “Rethinking the Modern: Colonialism, Empire and Slavery”

This conference will take place at the Birmingham Midland Institute in The United Kingdom from July 11 – 12, 2011.

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