This pillar encompasses critical theoretical research that is historically and sociologically informed.

Under this umbrella we host scholars working in various traditions of critical theory, including post and de-colonial theory, critical sociological theory, post-structuralism, critical race theory, history of political thought, feminist theory, Marxist and post-Marxist thought.

Among the key themes are:  

  • racism 
  • environmental justice
  • exploitation 
  • international law 
  • algorithmic capitalism
  • just transitions
  • neo-colonialism  
  • political violence  
  • political memory  
  • political resistance 
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