The Diasporic Schools: A lecture by Achille Mbembe

In his online-lecture for the Public Program of The Diasporic Schools, organised by the Kunstenfestivaldesarts Bruxelles, Achille Mbembe shares some of his thoughts about reparative globalism and the possibility of thinking about a common world in the anthropogenic age. Grounding his reflection in the African diasporic experience and its “fundamental precariousness”, he invites to “rethink […]

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“I can’t breathe”: Riots against racism as new grounds for international solidarity

“I can’t breathe”: the last sentence of the African-American George Floyd, who was stifled by the Minneapolis police, resonates powerfully in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic. Indeed, the global health crisis has highlighted the inequalities in health care systems, especially in the US, where the African-American population is particularly affected. Beyond police violence, it […]

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Krisen als Viren – virale Krisen

Wenn ontologische Fragen zu Kultur und Kommunität[1] im Zentrum eines privat oder öffentlich geführten Diskurses, eines Seminars oder Kolloquiums, einer Diskussion oder eines Gesprächs stehen, sich plötzlich jedoch nicht bloss die vom einzelnen Subjekt her gedachten, geografisch nahen Kulturen und Kommunitäten in einer epidemischen Krise befinden, sondern zugleich auch alle geografisch fernen, quasi die Summe […]

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