Colonial Repercussions

Programme

23 and 24 June 2018

Planetary Utopias – Hope, Desire, Imaginaries in a Post-Colonial World

Concept: Nikita Dhawan (Professor of Political Theory and Gender Studies)

Saturday, 23 June 2018

12:30 – 1 pm, Pariser Platz, Plenarsaal
WELCOME
Johannes Odenthal (Programme Director, Akademie der Künste, Berlin)
Thomas Krüger (President, Federal Agency for Civic Education/bpb, Berlin)
Wolfgang Kaleck (General Secretary, European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights, ECCHR, Berlin)
Joachim Bernauer (Head of Culture Department, Goethe-Institut, Munich Head Office)
Nikita Dhawan (Professor of Political Theory and Gender Studies, University of Innsbruck)

 

1 – 3 pm, Pariser Platz, Plenarsaal
OPENING PLENARY SESSION
Resignation, Disenchantment and Reenchantment
Sara Ahmed (Independent Postcolonial Scholar and Feminist Writer, London)
David Scott (Chair, Department of Anthropology, Columbia University, New York City)
Moderation: Nikita Dhawan

 

3:30 – 5:30 pm, Pariser Platz, Plenarsaal
ARTIST PANEL
Imagination
Kader Attia (Visual Artist, Berlin/Paris)
Gina Belafonte (Co-Director, Sankofa Organization for Social Justice, New York City)
Nathalie Anguezomo Mba Bikoro (Artist, Curator and Postcolonial Scholar, Berlin)
Moderation: Alya Sebti (Curator and Director, ifa-Galerie, Berlin)

 

6 – 8 pm, Pariser Platz, Plenarsaal
PANEL
Hope
Nadje Al-Ali (Professor of Gender Studies, SOAS University of London)
Nadia Yala Kisukidi (Associate Professor, University Paris 8)
Rolando Vázquez (Associate Professor of Sociology, University College Roosevelt, Utrecht)
Moderation: Rirhandu Mageza-Barthel (Lecturer at Institute of Political Science, Goethe University Frankfurt)

 

Sunday, 24 June 2018

2:30 – 4:30 pm, Hanseatenweg, Studio
PANEL
Desire
Maria do Mar Castro Varela (Professor of Pedagogy and Social Work, Alice Salomon University, Berlin)
Rahul Rao (Senior Lecturer in Politics, SOAS University of London)
Antonio Y. Vázquez Arroyo
 (Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Rutgers University-Newark)
Françoise Vergès (Chair of Global South(s), Collège d'études mondiales, Paris)
Moderation: Nikita Dhawan

 

5 – 8 pm, Hanseatenweg, Studio
CLOSING PLENARY SESSION
Planetary Utopias
Angela Davis (Distinguished Professor Emerita of History of Consciousness and of Feminist Studies, University of California, Santa Cruz)
Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak (Professor in Humanities, Columbia University, New York City)
Moderation: Nikita Dhawan