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Decolonising the university

Decolonising the university

Nişancıoğlu, Kerem; Bhambra, Gurminder K; Gebrial, Dalia

In 2015, students at the University of Cape Town demanded the removal of a statue of Cecil Rhodes, the imperialist, racist business magnate, from their campus. Their battle cry, #RhodesMustFall, sparked an international movement calling for the decolonisation of universities all over the world. Today, as the movement develops beyond the picket line, how might it go on to radically transform the terms upon which universities exist? In this book, students, activists, and scholars discuss the possibilities and the pitfalls of doing decolonial work in the heart of the establishment. Subverting curricula, demanding diversity, and destroying old boundaries, this is a radical call for a new era of education

Paperback, Book. English.
Published London: PlutoPress, 2018

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Statement of responsibility: edited by Gurminder K. Bhambra, Dalia Gebrial and Kerem Nişancıoğlu
ISBN: 0745338208, 9780745338200
Physical Description: 259 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 22 cm
Subject: Education, Higher Social aspects.; Education and globalization.; Critical pedagogy.