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Global Perspectives on Decolonisation

We asked an international host of experts about how they understood decolonisation and its importance. This is what they told us.

Decolonisation is often a misunderstood and sometimes a contested word. To get a better sense of what it entails, and why it is important especially in education, we asked a host of international experts about their views on decolonisation.

The international experts in the video, who you will see again later in the course, are:

Angela Saini, science journalist and author of Superior, the Return of Race Science published by Estate

Boaventura de Sousa Santos Professor and Director of the Centre for Social Studies at the University of Coimbra, Portugal

Sarah Nuttall Professor of Literary Studies at the University of the Witwatersrand , South Africa

Olivette Otele Professor of History of Slavery and Memory of Enslavement at the University of Bristol

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