Cambridge University lecture, Feb 7 2020: From Epistemicide to Global Knowledge – Reconstructing a Decolonised Academy

On February 7, 2020, at 5:30 pm, SGOKI founder Dag Herbjørnsrud will present the lecture «From Epistemicide to Global Knowledge: Reconstructing a Decolonised Academy« as part of the annual lecture series at the Centre for Global Knowledge Studies (Gloknos) at the University of Cambridge.

Gloknos is headed by Dr. Inanna Hamati-Ataya and is part of Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH) at Cambridge. Gloknos is a multi-disciplinary research centre and intellectual community concerned with the constitution, diffusion, exchange, and use of human knowledges throughout history. It aims to foster advanced trans-disciplinary research and pedagogical training in Global Epistemics, as well as cross-sectorial exchanges and initiatives.

Dag Herbjørnsrud is a global historian of ideas and founder of SGOKI. More info on the lecture will be presented in due course. See the English page of the Center for Global and Comparative History of Ideas (SGOKI) for more info. SGOKI is a partner of Gloknos.

Time: Friday, February 7 2020, 17:30-19:30.

Venue: Room SG1, Alison Richard Building, Cambridge, UK, CB3 9DT

Attendance is free but spaces are limited, so please email to reserve your seat

Direct link for event:

The gloknos 2019-20 Annual Lecture Series

Registration is now open — please contact Samantha Peel.

28 October 2019 | Luis Lobo-Guerrero
Novelty and the Emergence of the Western Global in the Early Sixteenth Century

10 December |Amanda Rees[TBC]

7 February 2020 | Dag Herbjørnsrud
From Epistemicide to Global Knowledge: Reconstructing a Decolonised Academy

15 April | Sonja Brentjes
Heavens and Earth: An Empirical Approach to Knowledge Across Cultures

15 May | Sarah de Rijcke
[Title TBC]

15 June | Stéphane Van Damme
Towards a Global History of Knowledge? Premises, Promises, Concerns