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Coloniality and Law

In this article, Dr Foluke Adebisi traces colonial thought through time. How Does Law Relate to Humans? Law, like many disciplines in humanities and social sciences, is intimately linked with …

Summary of Week 3

After navigating the previous sections, it is clear that decolonising science and medicine requires a collaborative effort. We have covered a lot of topics, ranging from the historical record of …

Global Perspectives on Decolonisation

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 …

Welcome to the Course

Welcome to this course on Decolonising Education: From Theory to Practice. In this video, we introduce the course as a whole, but concentrate on what you might expect in week …

Week two summary

Welcome to the end of week two! Over the course of this week we have explored what it may look like to decolonise a range of social science disciplines. We …

Meet the Team

Course developers and writers We are very excited to welcome you to this course. We are a group of academics drawn from across subject disciplines in the University of Bristol …

Further reading

Bhambra GK, Gebrial D, Nişancıoğlu K. Introduction: decolonising the university? In: Bhambra GK, Gebrial D, Nişancıoğlu K, editors. Decolonising the university [Internet]. London: Pluto Press; 2018. Available from: https://library.oapen.org/bitstream/handle/20.500.12657/25936/1004145.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y. Blakemore …

Colonialism and Education

In this video Professor Leon Tikly (one of the lead educators on Week 2 of this course) interviews Professor Boeventura de Sousa Santos. Professor de Sousa Santos talks about the …