Centre for Multidisciplinary Studies on Racism

Racism studies

Centre for Multidisciplinary Studies on Racism (CEMFOR) coordinates broad-ranging, methodologically inclusive, and multidisciplinary research on racism at Uppsala university

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Open Lecture - Negative Messianism in the Age of Techno-Animism

The Centre for Multidisciplinary Studies on Racism (CEMFOR) has the honor to present renowned historian, philosopher and political scientist, eminent Professor Achille Mbembe

Mbembe is an eminent professor at the Institute of Social and Economic Research of Witwatersrand University, Johannesburg, South Africa. He was Executive Director of the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) in Dakar, Senegal. He has also been a visiting professor at the universities of Harvard, Duke and California in Berkeley in the United States. He has been recognized by the National Research Foundation (NRF) of South Africa as one of the continent’s top researchers. The large number of his publications earned him a spontaneous reputation in the field of research at the global level. 

Open lecture.

Date: December 7th

Time: 12.00-14.00

Location: The Humanities Theatre – Engelska Parken

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