Gurminder K. Bhambra is Professor of Postcolonial and Decolonial Studies in the School of Global Studies at the University of Sussex. She is the author of Rethinking Modernity: Postcolonialism and the Sociological Imagination (Palgrave, 2007) and Connected Sociologies (Bloomsbury, 2014), and the co-editor of Decolonising the University (Pluto, 2018).
We are joined by Gurminder Bhambra and Dalia Gebrial in a discussion about the growing movement to ‘decolonise the university’.Read full article
Rhodes Must Fall and subsequent calls to decolonise the university were dismissed as censorship, identity politics and symptomatic of ‘safe space’ culture, in this blog, Robbie Shilliam considers the veracity of this derision.Read full article
‘The teaching of history in schools has to re-read the history of empire’. Dalia Gebrial on the disjunct between a history education and the British imperial imaginary.Read full article
Was the result of the 2016 EU referendum the last gasp of a view of empire based on nostalgia? And on 29 March 2019, as it officially ceases to become a member of the European Union, will post-Brexit Britain be a nation willing to inhabit the...MORE INFO & TICKETS