Introduction to Decolonisation

Module Guide: Week 1

‘The master’s tools will never dismantle the master’s house’: Introduction to key concepts and overview of the module

In this first session, we will approach the term ‘decolonisation’ and its meaning. We will do so by unpacking the word from the root to how it’s understood and by making connections to case studies that will illustrate the different meanings of the word, and the different forms decolonisation can take.

Required Readings:

Suggested Readings:

Rhodes Must Fall:

Delhi coronation Park:

Various topics: