23 and 24 June 2018
Planetary Utopias – Hope, Desire, Imaginaries in a Post-Colonial World
Concept: Nikita Dhawan (Professor for Political Theory and Gender Studies)
Reimagining postcolonial futures, requires a move beyond the belief that undoing European colonialism would be sufficient. In the third and last symposium of the Colonial Repercussions event series, titled "Planetary Utopias – Hope, Desire, Imaginaries in a Post-Colonial World", Nikita Dhawan, together with renowned international scholars, activists and artists will rethink new visions of a postcolonial future.
With: Sara Ahmed, Nadje Al-Ali, Kader Attia, Gina Belafonte, Nathalie Anguezomo Mba Bikoro, María do Mar Castro Varela, Angela Davis, Nikita Dhawan, Nadia Yala Kisukidi, Rirhandu Mageza-Barthel, Rahul Rao, David Scott, Alya Sebti, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Antonio Y. Vazquez-Arroyo, Rolando Vázquez and Françoise Vergès.
Symposium III "Planetary Utopias – Hope, Desire, Imaginaries in a Post-Colonial World" is a cooperation with the Goethe-Institut.
Colonial Repercussions/Koloniales Erbe is a joint event series with the Federal Agency for Civic Education/bpb.