Past Events

Tuesday, June 23, 2020 - 9:45am
Utrecht University, Middelburg, The Netherlands

This summer school course will focus on the communal and modern/colonial histories, looking in particular at the role of museums and other cultural institutions and their (potential) impact on society. The school will analyse the conceptual foundation of “modern” cultural institutions questioning... read more  about The Communal, the Museum and the End of the Contemporary: Decolonial Summer School»

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 1:30pm

The Transnational Soundscapes symposium will bring scholars to present and discuss topics of sound, literature, and culture across the Americas and the Iberian Peninsula. Coffee and light refreshments served during intermission. 1:30pm Keynote from Professor Alejandro L. Madrid (Cornell... read more  about Transnational Soundscapes: Literary and Sonic Cultures Across the Americas and Iberia»

Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 9:00am
Baroda, India

Prof. Walter D. Mignolo will be both Academic Convener and a Keynote Speaker at the twenty-second International Conference of Forum on Contemporary Theory will be held in Hyderabad from the 19th to 21stDecember 2019 in collaboration with Osmania University Centre for International Programmes (... read more  about "Global South Cultural Production and Dialogue"»

Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 9:00am
Gujarat, India

Prof Walter Mignolo will be speaking at the Balvant Parekh Centre for General Semantics and Other Human Sciences, on December 12, 2019 at 4pm (lecture); Symposium (on the topic of the Lecture) on 13 & 14 December, 2019. For more information please see: read more  about "Epistemic Reconstitution(s), Colonial/Imperial Differences and Border Thinking"»

Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 10:00am
Quito, Ecuador
Monday, August 13, 2018 - 9:00am
Stellenbosch, South Africa

The workshop unfolds from a proposal of the same title lead by Walter Mignolo with the colaboration of Catherine Walsh (Universidad Andina Simon Bolivar, Quito; Leo Ching, Asian and Mediterranean Studies and RobertoDainotto, Romance Studies and Program in Literature, at Duke University. read more  about Colloquium on ‘Decoloniality After Decolonization: The question of knowledge and higher education in Southern Africa and the Global South’.»

Monday, August 6, 2018 - 8:00am
Pretoria, South Africa

A groundbreaking conference that seeks to find answers on what de-colonisation and re-Afrikanisation truly mean for South Africa and Africa? Keynote speakers will include amongst others: Walter D Mignolo: Argentine semiotician and professor at Duke University; Gcina Mhlophe, a well-known South... read more  about De-colonisation and Re-Afrikanisation: A conversation»