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Deorientalizing Citizenship: 12-13 November 2012

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15 October 2012

What images of citizenship are emerging in relation to the processes of decolonization and deorientalization? Speakers including Saba Mahmood and Walter Mignolo will address this question at the second symposium of the Oecumene: Citizenship after Orientalism research project, held at the Goodenough College, London. For booking information, details on the discussion panels and programme of the event, visit the website and contact Oecumene ([email protected])

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