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Decolonising geographical knowledges: new papers in Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers and Area

The 2017 RGS-IBG Annual International Conference Chair, Sarah Radcliffe, University of Cambridge, has chosen the theme ‘Decolonising geographical knowledges: opening geography out to the world’.

A series of articles that directly engage with the conference theme have been published in the RGS-IBG journals Transactions and Area. The following papers are free to access until August 2018.

Transactions Themed Intervention, Decolonising Geographical Knowledges. Guest edited by Sarah A Radcliffe

Decolonising geographical knowledges  by Sarah A Radcliffe (University of Cambridge) and RGS-IBG Conference Chair.

Mainstreaming geography’s decolonial imperative by Tariq Jazeel  (UCL)

From where we stand: unsettling geographical knowledges in the classroom by Michelle Daigle and Juanita Sundberg (The University of British Columbia)

Decolonial theory in a time of the re-colonisation of UK research by Patricia Noxolo (University of Birmingham)

Decolonialism by Stephen Legg (University of Nottingham)

Area Special Section, Decolonising Geographical Knowledge in a Colonised and Re-colonising Postcolonial World. Guest edited by Patricia Noxolo

Introduction: Decolonising geographical knowledge in a colonised and re-colonising postcolonial world by Patricia Noxolo (University of Birmingham)

Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) student and staff in contemporary British Geography by Vandana Desai (Royal Holloway University of London)

A day in the life of a Geographer: ‘lone’, black, female by Divya P Tolia-Kelly (Durham University)

Decolonising geographical knowledges: the incommensurable, the university and democracy by Andrew Baldwin (Durham University)

‘Free, decolonised education’: a lesson from the South African student struggle by Adam Elliott-Cooper (King’s College London)

Commentary: The 2017 RGS-IBG chair’s theme: decolonising geographical knowledges, or reproducing coloniality? By James Esson (Loughborough University), Patricia Noxolo (University of Birmingham), Richard Baxter (Queen Mary University of London), Patricia Daley (University of Oxford), and Margaret Byron (University of Leicester)

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  1. During this time of unprecedented demand to insure a decolonised curriculum please could you make all of the papers related to decolonising the geography curriculum available at no cost.
    I refer specifically to these works which I cannot get hold of :
    Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers
    Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers
    Volume 42, Issue 3

    Decolonising geographical knowledges
    Sarah A Radcliffe
    Pages: 329-333 First Published:18 July 2017
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    Mainstreaming geography’s decolonial imperative
    Tariq Jazeel
    Pages: 334-337 First Published:18 July 2017
    Abstract Full text PDF ReferencesRequest permissions

    From where we stand: unsettling geographical knowledges in the classroom
    Michelle Daigle Juanita Sundberg
    Pages: 338-341 First Published:18 July 2017
    Abstract Full text PDF ReferencesRequest permissions

    Decolonial theory in a time of the re‐colonisation of UK research
    Patricia Noxolo
    Pages: 342-344 First Published:18 July 2017
    Abstract Full text PDF ReferencesRequest permissions

    Decolonialism
    Stephen Legg
    Pages: 345-348 First Published:18 July 2017
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