This Institute focused on critical intellectual traditions from the Global South. Discussion and debate were configured around four main thematic clusters:
1) History , Democracy and the Politics of Memory;
2) Theorizing Violence: Contested traditions;
3) Global Flows: Diaspora and critical thought;
4) Opening Up Epistemes: Indigenous knowledge systems, converging sciences and digital humanities.
Visiting Associate Professor in Africana Studies at Brown Univeristy. Dr. Augusto's research and practice focus on the dynamics and politics of knowledge in pluralistic societies and in complex interactive systems marked by power inequalities.
Professor of Africana Studies at Brown University. Bogues's major research and writing interests are intellectual, literary and cultural history, radical political thought, political theory, critical theory as well as Caribbean and African politics.
SJD Harvard 2000; JD Harvard 1993; and BA Cornell 1990; Director, International Affairs at Brown University. Her current research is on international interventions in post-conflict contexts.
BIARI alumni funding was used to support a 4-day protest workshop, “Human Rights Beyond the Law: Politics, Practices, Performances of Protest” organized by four 2009 Critical Global Humanities alumni. The workshop took place in September 2011 at the Jindal Global Law School in Sonipat and Delhi, India and brought together over 80 academics, activists, performers, filmmakers and artists from all over the world: Australia, Africa, Southeast Asia, Europe, the Americas, and South Asia.