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Justice Now ?
Tackling legacies of Europe’s colonial past in the wake of Black Lives Matter
The Justice Now? symposium gathers scholars, activists, and policymakers from Europe, North America, and Africa to examine current movements for justice for the impacts of Europe’s colonial past in Africa in the wake of the Black Lives Matter movement. Through virtual panels and roundtable discussions over the course of five days, speakers in areas such as transitional justice, racial justice, museum, legal, colonial and decolonial studies will discuss experiences and share strategies in the development of anti-racist and decolonial movements in and across their respective contexts. The symposium is convened by the Anthropology department at MIT in collaboration with international human rights NGO Avocats Sans Frontières, with generous support from the Dean’s Office, MIT School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences.
Attendance is free, but registration and respect of rules of conduct are required.