Upcoming Events:

18 July 2022: “Home-made Empire: Sol Plaatje, Jan Smuts and South Africa’s Imperial Order”

Lecture and Conversation with Dr. Khwezi Mkhize, University of the Witwatersrand

6pm at the Institut für Europäische Ethnologie, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Room 211

Past Events:


5 July 2022: “A Sense of Displacement: Stuart Hall’s Art of Living”

Lecture and Conversation with David Scott, with Mojisola Adebayo, Kadija George, Khwezi Mkhize, Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung at SAVVY Contemporary

21 – 23 October 2021: “Modernities in the Contact Zone: Translating Across Unfamiliar Objects

The 9th Postcolonial Narrations Postgraduate Forum of GAPS, titled “Modernities in the Contact Zone: Translating Across Unfamiliar Objects” will be hosted online by the University of Potsdam from October 21-23 2021, organised by RTG fellows Priyam Goswami Choudhury , Baldeep Kaur Grewal, Florian Schybilski, and Kathleen Samson.

27 September, 29 September, 8 October, 2021: ‘Roaming’ Workshop: “DETOURS: Approaches to Doing Decolonial Work During a Pandemic

Organised by Sofia Apostolidou, Yael Attia, Jan Dammel, Johanna Heide, Anne Mikkelsen, Kathleen Samson. The workshop took place at three institutions: The Jewish Museum Berlin, The Floating University Berlin, and xart splitta.


14-15 June, 2021Workshop: “Modern Jewish experiences beyond Europe: minor perspectives on modernity”

Organised by the Selma Stern Center for Jewish Studies Berlin-Brandenburg, and the RTG minor cosmopolitanisms, University of Potsdam. The workshop was held online.

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