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Citizenship, knowledge and the limits of humanity

The question of citizenship lies at the heart of the legitimacy of rule and political subjectivity, but its origins are European and orientalist. In a dewesternizing world, how can citizenship be reconceptualised? (Video, 33 minutes)

Walter Mignolo
11 May 2013

See also this interview with Walter Mignolo on orientalism and occidentalism.

This video is part of a series published this week from the Oecumene project's second symposium, 'Deorientalising Citizenship?'. All of the videos will appear on the Oecumene: Citizenship after Orientalism partnership page, which is funded by the Oecumene Project and the Open University.

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