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WORKSHOP: Decolonisation in Context: South Africa - Watch the Video Now!

On April 17, 2024, the Office of the Vice-Provost (Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion) and the CRC Tier 1 Feminism and Intersectionality at the University of Alberta, and the Chair for Critical Studies in Higher Education Transformation (CriSHET) from Nelson Mandela University, hosted the South Africa workshop for the Decolonization in Context series.

A poster with four panelists and one facilitator

The panelists were Farouk Abrahams from the Aboriginal Business Council, Babalwa Magoqwana from the Centre for Women and Gender Studies (CWGS) at Nelson Mandela University, Tshepo Madlingozi from the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC), and Jenny Boźena du Preez from CriSHET.

In a conversation facilitated by Nomalanga Mkhize, the panelists explored the question of decolonisation in the South African context from a variety of perspectives, including the university's work with communities, the conceptual resources of South African languages for an African sociology, the limitations of the discourse of decolonisation in the South African context, and the challenges of institutional change.

Check out the full "Decolonisation in Context: South Africa" workshop on YouTube to see more.

Visit the Anti-Racism Lab at to view additional Decolonization in Context workshops and much more!


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