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In Practice: FAR Night School:  What does ‘decolonization’ mean to you?
Nov
21
6:00 pm18:00

In Practice: FAR Night School: What does ‘decolonization’ mean to you?

Decolonization has become a buzzword in academic and activist conversations in Finland and abroad. However, the debate about what it means in relation to individual, collective, institutional and structural changes in academia and society remains under-discussed. Inspired by Tuck and Yang’s article “Decolonization is not a metaphor” (2012), Dr Leonardo Custódio – descendent of enslaved people in Brazil, the largest former Portuguese colony – reflects on his own relationship with coloniality and what “to decolonize” means in his own personal, scholarly and activist trajectory.

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In Practice: FAR Night School x FemF x m{if}: On community care
Oct
31
6:00 pm18:00

In Practice: FAR Night School x FemF x m{if}: On community care

In this FAR night school session, organised in collaboration with Museum of Impossible Forms and FemF, we continue our discussions around distribution of labour in activist circles. We will work with a concrete example, the organisation of FemF (Feminist Forum) this year. The aim is to evolve a model for collaborative volunteer work that takes into consideration people's varying abilities to participate, distributes responsibilities in a fair manner, and maintains a culture of collective community care.

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