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5 examples of education and reparative justice

Engaging with the local, civic context is important to institutional efforts to decolonise education. Below, we summarise a few examples of recent educational city-wide interventions aiming towards reparative justice within …

Week one wrap up and summary

Well done for getting to the end of week 1! This week we’ve explored what decolonising education and knowledge might mean, why it’s important now and how universities and other …

Week 4 Summary

In this last week of the course we’ve been considering what decolonisation might mean for the arts and humanities. We have thought about how to decolonise subject areas that were …

Civic Approaches to Decolonisation

In this video, Dr Marie-Annick Gournet (one of the lead educators for Week 4 of this course) talks to Bristol mayor, Marvin Rees about Bristol’s One City Plan. The One …

Decentering decolonisation discourse

So far we have been focused on decolonial discourses in the UK context. However, it is important to recognise and learn from the long history of anticolonial activism and political …

Imperialism and Area Studies

While considered separate disciplines of study, modern languages and area studies have a complicated relationship. As it is currently formulated in the UK, modern language teaching is often aimed at …

In what ways are STEM subjects colonised?

We might think that Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) just deal in facts, and objects. But the subjects themselves were developed over time, by people, and sometimes with specific …