2022-2023 Readings

In 2022/2023 we will continue to host our reading group meetings online. This year we will explore the theme of creating decolonial spaces. 

We welcome new members. If you would like to join the group then please sign up to our Jisc email list at https://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/cgi-bin/webadmin?SUBED1=CPG&A=1 . You will only receive messages about meetings and events sent from the group’s convenors. If you have questions about the reading group please email Jennifer Fraser, University of Westminster (j.fraser@westminster.ac.uk on research leave from January 2023) or Dale Mineshima-Lowe (d.mineshima-lowe@bbk.ac.uk). If you face any access barriers or require accessibility information, please let us know so that we can support your participation.  If you are new to the group or have any other questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.  

Tuesday 25 October 2022, 3:00-4:00 (online)

We will be joined by Dr Deanne Bell (Nottingham Trent University) to discuss her article ‘Occupy the Classroom Radically’ which was recently published in Third World Quarterly. A copy fo the reading and further details will be available closer to the time.

If you would like to join the meeting please email Jennifer to receive the link.

Tuesday 29 November 2022, 3:00-4:00 (online)

Robin DiAngelo and Özlem Sensoy, 2020, Calling In: Strategies for Cultivating Humility and Critical Thinking in Antiracism Education, Understanding and Dismantling Privilege, 4 (2), 193-203. 


Tuesday, February 7th, from 2.30-4.00 pm (online)
At this meeting, we will discuss the Silent University, a solidarity based knowledge exchange project developed by displaced people and forced migrants.
Our reading will be “The Pitfalls of Institutional Pedagogy” by Ahmet Öğüt, which you can access here: https://tsu-orientationprogram.kunstverein.de/consultants/the-pitfalls-of-institutional-pedagogy

Wednesday, March 8th, from 2.30-4.00 pm (online)
We will explore the idea of the pluriversity via the community building website Designing the Pluriversity (https://designingpluriversity.org). On the website you will find a number of invitations to provocations we can reflect on as a group.
We invite you to engage with provocation number 11 by Stephen Loo entitled ‘Meal at the End of the Pluriverse’.

Both meetings will take place via Zoom this term.

Early notice: we are planning our Annual Lecture in person this year and will share details about that as soon as we can. We look forward to seeing you all then!

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