University of Witwatersrand

Dilip Menon

Winner 2021 2021 Conference Speaker 2021 Social Sciences and Humanities

Currently the Mellon Chair in Indian Studies at the University of Witwatersrand, Dilip Menon was educated at Delhi, Oxford and Cambridge. He is a historian of ideas and his research focuses on oceanic histories and epistemologies of the global south. He has worked collaboratively with scholars from Africa, Asia, Latin America to develop a conceptual vocabulary for the social sciences from traditions of intellection in these spaces. He works with the idea of paracoloniality; of what always exceeded the colonial encounter in the making of the modern world

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Events with Dilip Menon

Mon | Nov 08, 2021 | 03.00 PM - 05.00 PM Berlin Time

Falling Walls Circle – VolkswagenStiftung Symposium for Breakthroughs in Social Sciences and Humanities

Tue | Nov 09, 2021 | 11.00 AM - 11.25 AM Berlin Time

Falling Walls Breakthrough Conversation with Dilip Menon

Tue | Nov 09, 2021 | 02.45 PM - 03.00 PM Berlin Time

Breaking the Wall to a Paracolonial Paradigm