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The Role of Translation in Decolonial Work (German | English)

Click here to read this article in English Durch meine Schulzeit, in der ich in drei verschiedenen Sprachen (Englisch, Deutsch und ein bisschen Malaiisch) unterrichtet wurde, erkannte ich schon früh, dass Geschichte so unterschiedlich und widersprüchlich ist wie die Sprachen, in denen sie unterrichtet wurde. Das veranlasste mich dazu im Laufe meines Studiums zu Übungszwecken […]

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Some Difficult Questions: On Discomfort, Institutional Activism and Anger

This reflection and intervention is written by Neha Shaji, one of our Student Fellows.  On Discomfort In 2020, The Wire India wrote an article about how the caste system was wielded in the country’s prisons as a tool for occupational hierarchy and segregation. This rule, alongside several others, was established in the colonial Prisons Act […]

The White Masks We Adorn: Reclaiming Language Through Decolonisation

In this post, Pakhtun Pakistani, Madiha Abbas (MA) and Indigenous Kabyle, Riadh Ghemmour (RG) engage in a reflexive and critical dialogue to speak about how the use of certain hegemonic languages in a decolonial work might re-inscribe power and forms of coloniality and disregard minoritised communities’ cultural and linguistic heritage. Whilst doing so, we ponder […]