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All events as well as further interviews, online exhibitions and essays are documented and published on the accompanying TALKING OBJECTS BLOG.

African philosophy Archive (Archive practices, body as an archive) Knowledge Decolonize Memory

De-Westernization - On African Philosophy

What does the “decolonization of philosophy » mean? Is « philosophy » the real object of such a critical operation?  Read more

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Decolonize African philosophy Museum practices / Museums

Repenser l’histoire d’art

UNEXPECTED LESSONS – Panel discussion with Bénédicte Savoy (Art historian), El Hadji Malick Ndiaye (Art historian, curator) Moderation: Ibou Coulibaly Diop (Literary scholar) Read more

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Memory Knowledge Decolonize Objects (Re-Evaluation, Object Biographies)

Coloniality and Education in Museums

“What are all of these things?” a seven-year-old in an ethnographic museum asks the facilitator on her way through the exhibition. “Did you make them all yourselves?” What can the facilitator say in response except “no”? Read more

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Knowledge Memory Talk Museum practices / Museums

Music, Knowledge and Transmission

Keynote lecture of the performative discussion event UNEXPECTED LESSONS – Decolonizing Memory and Knowledge, June 11-12 2021 at Academy of the Arts, Berlin, in Nairobi and online. Read more

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Memory Knowledge Museum practices / Museums Talk

Recreating Ecologies of Knowledge

Keynote lecture of the performative discussion event UNEXPECTED LESSONS – Decolonizing Memory and Knowledge, June 11-12, at Academy of the Arts, Berlin, Nairobi and online. Read more

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