Summertime: Reflections on a Vanishing Future

On the 25th of February, CRITIQUE organised a virtual Auhtor Meets Critics roundtable with Professor Danielle Celermajer from the University of Sydney, ont he occasion of the publication of her book: Summertime: Reflections on a Vanishing Future. Written in part during, and in part immediately after the Black Summer fires of 2019-2020 […]

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The End of the Cognitive Empire

Camilo Ardila Arévalo, a CRITIQUE Fellow, interviews Professor Boaventura de Sousa Santos about his book, The End of the Cognitive Empire: The Coming of Age of Epistemologies of the South (Duke University Press 2018) and his multifaceted work on critical epistemology, emancipatory struggles and pedagogies, and the future of the university. […]

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Being Heumann

When you say ‘No, you can’t do this’, I hear ‘Change the World!’ Gisli Vogler, Teaching Fellow at the Centre for Open Learning, University of Edinburgh, interviews Judith Heumann on her memoir Being Heumann: An Unrepentant Memoir of a Disability Rights Activist (Boston, MA: Beacon Press, 2020). Heumann is a […]

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On Mercy

Louis Fletcher, a fellow of CRITIQUE, interviews Malcolm Bull on his recently published book, On Mercy (Princeton University Press, 2019). LF: On Mercy is an original and incisive contribution to political theory, but you are perhaps best known as a distinguished historian of art. Would you be able to say […]

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If Not Now, When?

Maša Mrovlje, Visiting Fellow at CRITIQUE, interviews Alex Zamalin on his book Black Utopia: The History of an Idea from Black Nationalism to Afrofuturism (Columbia University Press, 2019)   MM: Black Utopia: traces the hitherto neglected transformative possibilities of black utopian thinking and outlines how it can invigorate the politics of critique and resistance in […]

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