Decolonising the Academy

8Jun
8 June 2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Oslo

Norway’s particular self-image as somehow separate from, and innocent of, the history of colonialism, as well as the endurance of problems of diversity and meaningful representation in Norwegian higher education, makes a debate on decolonisation highly necessary and long overdue.

Inspired by recent debates on the need to decolonise academic institutions in the UK, a number of Norwegian academics from a wide range of disciplines have been invited to reflect on how they engage with this topic in their own work, as well as in their home institutions.

Read more at The Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO)