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July 2023 Global Southern Forum Sessions

July 2023 Global Southern Forum Sessions

Full Daily Itinerary Coming Soon!

Confirmed speakers (so far): Jane Gordon, Lewis Gordon, Cecile Vigouroux, Salikoko Mufwene, Michael West, John Joseph, Ana Deumert, Alistair Pennycook 

Session formats: Conversations, Panel Discussions, and Workshops 

Tentative conversations:

– John Joseph and Ana Deumert on Hauntology

– Salikoko Mufwene and Jane Gordon on Creolization

– Sinfree Makoni and Alistair Pennycook

Tentative panel discussions:

– On the Mandela name

– Global Africa and Global Blackness

Tentative workshop topics:


– Research

– Institution-building

– Activist-scholarship