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Bard College Berlin Presents
Thursday, November 22, 2018

An invitation to tea and a discussion on "Decoloniality and Liberal Education"

Bard College Berlin, Seminar Room 5, Platanenstr. 24, Berlin - Pankow
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm


With Karim Goessinger (Cairo Institute for Liberal Arts and Sciences)

Liberal arts initiatives are emerging across countries of the global south. Meanwhile, post-colonial theory is more crucial than ever for preserving the tradition of liberal education and mitigating the damage wrought by the neoliberal assault on higher education. What lessons are to be learned from the shapes, colors, and practices that liberal education takes on in post-colonial societies?

Karim Goessinger studied political philosophy and urban governance in the Netherlands, Brazil and France. He has worked with a range of development agencies in Latin America and the Middle East in fields including micro-finance, informal housing and local governance. In addition to his strong interest in social and political theory, Karim-Yassin is concerned with the intersection of post-secondary education and development work. After his graduate studies at Sciences Po Paris, he set out to create the Cairo Institute of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CILAS). He serves as Chairman of CILAS Board of Trustees.

Date & time: Thursday, November 22, 2018, from 5:30pm
Venue: Bard College Berlin, Seminar Room 5
Platanenstr. 24, Berlin - Pankow

Contact information:  communications@berlin.bard.edu

Time: 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Location: Bard College Berlin, Seminar Room 5, Platanenstr. 24, Berlin - Pankow

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