Philosophische Fakultät

Colonial Legacies throughout the Global South - South-South Relations between Africa and Brazil

Wednesday 22 July: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm (Senegal) / 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm (Germany & South Africa) / 11:00 am – 1:00 pm (Brazil)

Panel with:

Saliou Dione (Cheikh Anta Diop University of Dakar, Senegal)

Danai Mupotsa (University of Witwatersrand, South Africa)

Beatriz Polivanov, Beatriz Medeiros, Deborah Santos (Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil)

Moderation: Roberto Robalinho (Universidade Federal Fluminense / University of Tübingen)


This panel focuses on the colonial legacies visible in today’s South-South relations. In particular, it addresses the continuities and discontinuities between Africa and Brazil, in a context of a “global village” marked by power struggles, and also by the production of subjectivities that may provide counternarratives to the colonial matrix.