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Conversation with Adom Getachew

February 17 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Join us for this virtual talk with Adom Getachew as part of our Anti-Racist Thought and Activism in History Speaker Series.

Adom Getachew is a Political Scientist at the University of Chicago. Her first book Worldmaking After Empire: The Rise and Fall of Self-Determination has been celebrated as a landmark achievement in rethinking the structural racism of the international system. Getachew is also author of an op-ed for the Boston Review on the unraveling of imperial power and the case for reparations.

Read Getachew’s “Holding Ourselves Responsible.” Hear Getachew on A Correction podcast on the legacy of Caribbean anti-racist intellectual and politician Eric Williams. Listen to Getachew discuss “decolonizing the mind” by studying African history and read her review of Mahmood Mamdani’s Neither Settler nor Native

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This speaker series is supported by the UBC Anti-Racism Initiatives Fund, Office of the Provost; CUNY Grad Center; Kingsborough Community College; King’s College London; Princeton University Advanced Studies Institute; Public Humanities Hub, UBC Okanagan; Historicities Cluster, UBC; UBC Graduate program in Power, Conflict and Ideas; International Solidarity Action and Research Network.

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Date:
February 17
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am

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Online virtual event
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Registration/RSVP Required
Yes (see event description)
Event Type
Talk/Lecture
Topic
Arts & Humanities, Culture & Diversity
Audiences
Alumni, Community, Faculty, Staff, Students, Postdoctoral Fellows & Research Associates