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Berlin Southern Theory Lecture

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The annual Berlin Southern Theory Lecture foregrounds southern theory and epistemology. It honors diverse starting points and relations – "from", "with" and "for"– forms of theorizing whose trajectories often depart from dominant Euro-American traditions. Thereby, this lecture series redresses lingering postcolonial asymmetries and aims to decenter and diversify theoretical debates in the social sciences and the humanities.

The Berlin Southern Theory Lecture is organized by the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology of the Freie Universität Berlin and the Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient in collaboration with the Forschungscampus Dahlem.

Felwine Sarr (2019) 'Rewriting the humanities from Africa: for an ecology of knowledge'

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Prathama Banerjee (2020) 'Time and the Limits of the Political: Anti-historical Excursions from South Asia'

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Credit: Christoph Marx

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SFB 1171 Affective Societies
Berlin Southern Theory Lecture