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Divulgamos a Conferência Internacional After the Empires – Reflections of European Colonialism in a Globalized World a realizar-se na Universidade de Roskilde, Dinamarca, de 29 a 31 de Maio de 2013.

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O Programa:

Session 1

Session 2

Colonialism, Representation and the Literary Imaginary

Race, Whiteness and European Identities


 European Revenants, Chinese Remains Lynda Ng, Oxford University

Omino bianco. Images of Blackness and Whiteness in contemporary (postcolonial) Italy (2010-2012)­ Gaia Giuliani, Bologna University

Postcolonial Central Europe. Domination and subordination. The example of Poland Monika Popow, University of Gdansk The functionality of racist constructions Andrea Wierich, Berlin


Writing back or Littérature monde?  Responses from a few Francophone writers to “la condition postcoloniale”­ Heidi Bojsen, Roskilde University

What does a ‘native point of view’ mean in a Danish colonial context?Linda Lund Pedersen, LSE, London

El “niño grande” africano en el imaginario de la cooperación: Fuentes coloniales y usos contemporáneos Inés Plasencia Camps, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

The Jewel in the National Crown? The English NHS as an affective association, institutional fantasies and postcolonial hauntings in neoliberal times Shona Hunter, Leeds University

Session 3

Session 4

Nation, Exhibitions, Museums and Representation

Metodologías decoloniales

Coloniality of knowledge and Torture in Latin America: Some Notes about Torture Museums in Germany Beatriz Junqueira Lage Carbone, Goethe University, Frankfurt

 Experiencias de Video Comunitario en América Latina: hacia un giro decolonialIván Lara, Universidad de Granada


Exhibitions in the Postcolonial Age: Seville ’92 and Lisbon ’98 Andreia Sarabando, Minho University, Braga



La Carta de Principios Éticos de Investigación Decolonial Julia Suárez-Krabbe, Roskilde University

Immeuble par destination? Belgian law and the transparency of public space in the Royal Museum for Central Africa, TervurenKimberly Larkin, Université Libre de Bruxelles and Royal Museum for Central Africa

Experiencia de Investigación Acción Participativa Feminista (IAPF) como metodología útil para procesos de descolonización de conocimientos y cuerpos Helga Flamtermesky, Autonomous University Barcelona


Session 5

Session 6

Fanon and his Aftermath

Language, Power and the Postcolonial

L’imaginaire colonial et post-colonial dans le paradigme théorique Djamel Benkrid, Université Paris VIII


Why is France so ill at ease with postcolonial theories? – Nicolas Di Méo, Université Michel de Montaigne Bordeaux 3


Phélix Mora and the Metaphors of Empire Taoufiq Sakhkhane, Fes-Sais University  Who speaks the Lusophone Community? – Elena Brugioni, Minho University, Braga
‘Translation as a place of loss’ – A study of the translations of Fanon’s Peau noire, masques blancs and their role in Anglophone postcolonial studies Sarah Blaney, University of Warwick


Dialogo entre Fanon y M. Merleau-Ponty, hacia la decolonizaciòn linguistica de los sujetos coloniales – Ugo Castellani 

Session 7

Session 8

Space, Place and Mediations

Coloniality of Power, the Local and the Global

Media Discourses and Postcolonial Realities in the Sahel Alice Brown, Université Paris VII Diderot


La reproducción de las prácticas imperialistas y el pueblo Mapuche – Milton Amonacid, Roskilde University


University, European cultures of land ownership and their postcolonial heritage in New Zealand. Exploring the material consequence of social divisons of space Andreas Aagaard Christensen, Copenhagen University, Stig Roar Svenningsen, Roskilde University



Gender, development and the coloniality of power: targeting “third world men” in development discourse Nanna Kirstine Leets Hansen, Roskilde University

Entre a Teoria e a História das Relações Internacionais: a invisibilidade do colonialismo e as críticas teóricas Vico Dênis Sousa de Melo, Center of Social Studies, Coimbra University

Facing colonialities. “Lessons” from the experience of the Bolivian Katarista movement – Mauricio Hashizume, Center of Social Studies, Coimbra University


Session 9

Session 10

Embodied Colonialism, Race and the Public Sphere

The Home-Grown Other: Domestic European Colonisation

Staging the Afterlife of Empire: British National  Identity in the Age of Global Terror Sunera Thobani, University of British Columbia



Postcolonial Scotland Jessica Homberg-Schramm, Cologne University

The Islamic veil as an ethnic marker: stigmatization of the veil wearing women in postcolonial France Nuria Álvarez Agüí, Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Amnesia, conflicts and locations in Danish – Greenlandic colonial relationsAstrid Andersen, Copenhagen


Queer Spaces in Lan Yu and East Palace, West Palace Zoran Pecic, Roskilde University

Towards a postcolonial history of Italian Mezzogiorno Carmine Conelli, University “L’Orientale” Naples

Session 11

Session 12

Performance, the Visual and the Decolonial

Literature, Popular culture and Anticolonial Aesthetics

 Descolonizando prácticas artísticas feministasLucia de Las Casas Flórez, Madrid Colonial ghosts, specters and skeletons: revisiting Conceição Lima’s poems Inês Nascimento Rodrigues, Center of Social Studies, Coimbra University


 El valor del arte originario Alex Opazo, Skolen for Moderne Dans


Folklores of Lunda. Popular Culture, Domination and Resistance in Colonial Lunda, Angola (1950-1960) Cristina Sá Valentim, CRIA/Center of Social Studies, Coimbra University

Session 13

Session 14

Postcolonialism, Anticolonialism and the Literary Imaginary

Coloniality in Europe


Writing back, to Africa: Marie Ndiaye and the FrenchMads Anders Baggesgaard, Aarhus University

Utopía de la praxis, democracia, Justicia y Dignidad: (Des)colonizando los derechos desde Nuestra Andalucía Javier Garcia, Grupo de Estudios Descoloniales del Sindicato Andaluz de Trabajadores

Memories and representations of the colonial experience in Italian literature Silvia Caserta, University of Macerata


‘El moro’ – Discovering the coloniality of the contemporary Spanish/Catalan State and its colonial subjects Martin Lundsteen, Barcelona University

Le postcolonial à travers deux écrivains contemporains : Tassadit Imache et Mounsi, tentative d’absorption d’une contre-culture? Florence Lhote

Estrategias de colonialidad y experiencias decoloniales en la península ibérica Curro Moreno

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