(Post)Colonial Injustice and Legal Interventions

Symposium III

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)

Akademie der Künste, Pariser Platz, Berlin

Sara Ahmed at the panel "Resignation, Disenchantment and Reenchantment"

David Scott at the panel "Resignation, Disenchantment and Reenchantment"

Nikita Dhawan at the closing panel "Planetary Utopias"

Angela Davis at the closing panel "Planetary Utopias"

Françoise Vergès at the panel "Desire"

Angela Davis, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak and Nikita Dhawan at the closing panel "Planetary Utopias"

Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak at the closing panel "Planetary Utopias"

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.