Divergent research methodologies – Diversity and decolonization at the University of Amsterdam

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uvareport-215x300“Early 2015 white students and staff from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) occupied the administrative buildings as a protest against announced budget cuts. They demanded more democracy: election of the university board, referendums and an open debate on budget cuts. In the wake of this movement students of colour raised the slogan “No democratization without decolonization”. Through lectures and debates the issue of decolonization of the university was put on the agenda.” Sandew Hira wrote a decolonial critique of the “Let’s do diversity report for Decolonial International Network. Click here to read the full article.