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Decolonizing Knowledge and Power: Postcolonial Studies, Decolonial Horizons

11 January, 2010 Leave a comment Go to comments

The Center of Study and Investigation for Global Dialogues (Barcelona, Spain) is offering a two-week summer institute (TAUGHT IN ENGLISH) open to advanced undergraduate/graduate students, post-doctoral candidates, junior faculty and professionals on decolonial thought and knowledge.

DECOLONIZING KNOWLEDGE AND POWER: POSTCOLONIAL STUDIES, DECOLONIAL HORIZONS
Tarragona, Spain – July 8-22, 2010
http://www.dialogoglobal.com

The international Summer School, “Decolonizing Knowledge and Power:Postcolonial Studies, Decolonial Horizons” is in its second year and aims at enlarging the scope of the conversation (analysis and investigation) of the hidden agenda of modernity (that is, coloniality) in the sphere of knowledge, power and higher education.

The professors invited for the2010 Decolonizing Knowledge and Power Summer School cover different thematic fields of study, historical periods and regions of the world: Africa, Europe, the Americas, the Atlantic, the Caribbean and the US. The course is offered in English.

This year’s faculty include: Chela Sandoval, Salman Sayyid, Nelson Maldonado-Torres, James Cohen, Ramón Grosfoguel, Oscar Guardiola-Rivera, Kwame Nimako, Tiffany Ruby Patterson and Daphne V. Taylor-García.

Deadline for Applications: February 1st, 2010: http://www.dialogoglobal.com/application.php

Costs for the July 8-22 intensive seminars:
* 1st Option: Tuition only: €1,100
* 2nd Option: Tuition + Shared Room (with 1 or 2 other participants
of same sex) and
Three Meals a Day (Board): €1,600
* 3rd Option: Tuition + Hotel Room Only: €1,900

Location: Tarragona, Spain (an ancient Roman beachfront city on the Mediterranean Sea about 30 minutes by train South of Barcelona).

http://www.dialogoglobal.com

You can also write to the following email address if you have any questions: decolonialknowledge@gmail.com

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