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Marching towards Decolonisation: Notes and Reflections

There is tension emerging between the desire for both an inclusive and undiluted global decolonial agenda

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Does the discipline of Sociology need to decolonise?

Originally posted 19th March 2017 This question was suggested by our editorial board member Srila Roy. Here’s what our followers had to say.

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Widening Our Participation

To whom it may concernCan you hear your own wordsThat fortify justify normalise these hallowed hallsAs walls of whiteness standing highTo keep us on the other side.Taming us, shaming usLetting us in if we are silent or compliant. But listen up, these walls have eyes and earsYour ugly words and dirty work don’t make poetryBut […]

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The 2018 University Strike, the Tuc’s Racism at Work Survey and Hegemony in Higher Education

By Stephen Ashe Brendan McGeever’s rapid response piece in Discover Society contends that the ongoing strike action in defence of our pensions ‘needs to be more attentive to the ways race, borders and nation are reproduced within higher education itself’. This is urgent. Not only do these issues feature prominently on placards and during rallies, teach-ins and teach-outs […]

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LGBTI Organisations Navigating Imperial Contexts

By Matthew Waites My new article in The Sociological Review is titled ‘LGBTI organisations navigating imperial contexts: the Kaleidoscope Trust, the Commonwealth and the need for a decolonizing, intersectional politics’. The article was conceived to report and address some issues I have become aware of through closely following, and engaging with, the development of UK-based […]

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