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Ep. 108: A conversation with Adom Getachew on postcolonialism, worldmaking, and more Ufahamu Africa

In our last episode of Black History Month, Rachel interviews political theorist Adom Getachew on her new book, "Worldmaking after Empire: The Rise and Fall of Self-Determination." Her book reconstructs an account of self-determination offered in the political thought of Black Atlantic anticolonial nationalists during the height of decolonization in the twentieth century. We have lots of great recommendations for listeners this week, including books on race and feminism, a virtual event on African folktales, a virtual resource for those of us missing travel and fieldwork, podcast episodes you should listen to, and more! … More Ep. 108: A conversation with Adom Getachew on postcolonialism, worldmaking, and more
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  2. Ep. 107: A conversation with Jacqueline-Bethel Mougoué on gender, identity, and nationalism in Cameroon
  3. Ep. 106: Repatriation of Museum Objects, Part 2

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