Colloquium / Seminar / Symposium

Decolonisation, Pluriversality, and African-situatedness in sexuality and sexuality-related violence research and advocacy

Colonisation, said Aimé Césaire, the anti-colonial Martiniquan poet and politician, equals “thingification”. To us this suggests that sexual thingification – including sexual entitlement, rape and femicide – equates sexual and gendered colonisation. What is needed to truly decolonise – that’s one question. In Decolonising the mind, the Kenyan writer Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o argued for African … Continue reading

Colloquium / Health

Centring Africa in Health and Social Sciences Research and Teaching: Programme

The colloquium Centring Africa in Health and Social Sciences Research and Teaching is on tomorrow at the South African Medical Research Council. Here is the final Programme (Centring Africa in Health and Social Sciences Research and Teaching Colloquium – Programme). I should let you know that am experiencing some anxiety. One usually has some anxiety as a … Continue reading

Colloquium / Seminar / Symposium

How is Africa situated in health and social science research and teaching?

This is a reminder and elaboration about the colloquium “Centring Africa in Health and Social Sciences Research and Teaching”.  The main question for the colloquium is, “how is Africa situated in health and social science research and teaching?” The colloquium is staged in the light of, as an example, South African student demands for the … Continue reading

Colloquium / Health / Research / Teaching

Centring Africa in Health and Social Sciences Research and Teaching: Colloquium

How is Africa situated in health and social science research and teaching? In light of student demands for the decolonisation of knowledge as well as the positive sentiment about colonialism from the premier of the Western Cape, the aim of this colloquium is to bring together researchers, teachers, practitioners, and students to dialogue on challenges … Continue reading