TALK: Decolonising Information

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Interested readers are invited to check out the slides accompanying a short invited presentation entitled ‘Decolonising Computing’ given by Dr Syed Mustafa Ali, Lecturer in the School of Computing and Communications at The Open University, UK.

The talk was delivered as part of a workshop on diversity and inclusion in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) teaching at the 6th eSTEeM Annual Conference: STEM FuturesSupporting Students to Succeed which took place on 25-26 April 2017 at The Open University.

The slides (PDF format) are available for viewing / download from here.

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Islamic Counter-Racist Thought Food #51

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Consider this:

The question concerning use of tools and being used / co-opted / seduced by tools remains to be properly engaged – something few (if any) critical / decolonial / poststructuralist ‘users’ generally do (a failure of reflexivity and, I would suggest, a disturbing tacit hyper-valorization of the postmodern/postcolonial)…

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BOOK: A Fundamental Fear – Eurocentrism and The Emergence of Islamism

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Check this out:

A Fundamental Fear

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