Decolonising Universities

  title={Decolonising Universities},
  author={Mahmood Mamdani},
  journal={Decolonisation in Universities},
  • M. Mamdani
  • Published 1 August 2019
  • Education
  • Decolonisation in Universities

Decolonising the Criminology curriculum in South Africa: Views and experiences of lecturers and postgraduate students

Institutions of higher learning (IHL) in Africa continue to replicate Western ideologies without considering the continent’s context and realities (Mswazie & Mudyahoto 2013:170). It is almost three

Proclamations and provocations: Decolonising curriculum in education research and professional practice

Given the current resurgence of interest in decolonisation in education and the wider social sciences, this article aims to bring an original contribution to an evolving and important discussion. The

The Idea of a Post Colonial University

Universities in the English-speaking world may trace their origins to England, where the first universities of Oxford and Cambridge were established. These universities were, for centuries, the

Diversity or decolonization? Searching for the tools to dismantle the ‘master’s house’

Within the literature on decolonizing the curriculum, a clear distinction is frequently made between diversity and decolonization. While decolonization entails dismantling colonial forms of

On Decolonisation and the University

ABSTRACT Is ‘decolonisation’ relevant at all to the university situated in Britain and other former colonial centres? Answering broadly in the affirmative, this essay situates the project of

Fostering horizontal knowledge co-production with Indigenous people by leveraging researchers' transdisciplinary intentions

Transdisciplinarity involves knowledge co-production with non-academics. This co-production can be horizontal when equal consideration is given to the contributions from different knowledges and ways

Decolonizing Public Space in South Africa: from conceptualization to actualization

ABSTRACT Cities and public spaces are changing. Many movements such as ‘Black Lives Matter’ are questioning the meaning of public space in post-colonial contexts. This paper focusses on the

The path to decoloniality: A proposal for educational system transformation

This conceptual study is set forth to explore decoloniality in the education sector and argue for the use of African languages as a mode of instruction in learning and promoting them to be at the same level of honour as those overvalued western languages.